Wuxia meets the supernatural in this standard period martial arts film that is the first of a proposed trilogy. In ancient China, the Emperor has a group of constables known as Department Six, led by Lord Liu and his right hand man Avalanche. They have a new recruit in female Ji Yaohua, who is assigned her first job under Fourth Constable Han Long. A thief … Continue reading The Four (2012)
A young girl goes on a emotional roller coaster that becomes a catalyst for her family coming to terms in this well-made family drama. Having lived in the city all her life, Ella McKenzie has been through a lot. Her parents have divorced, and she has been estranged from her father, who does fishing excursions. When her mother is diagnosed with leukemia, she must be … Continue reading Kepler’s Dream (2017)
After saving the world, Eggsy and Merlin head to America to once again, you guessed it, save the world in this action-packed sequel. Now a fully-fledged member of the Kingsman, Gary “Eggsy” Unwin has it all. A good job, a good home, and true love with Swedish princess Tilde. On his way home one night, he is ambushed by rejected Kingsman applicant Charlie, who is … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
The long awaited team up has finally arrived and it is safe to say that Zack Snyder made good on his promise. It has been sometime since Superman sacrificed himself to save the world from Doomsday. While the world continues to mourn the fallen hero, Batman has learned something is truly coming after confronting a mutant-like alien. Using Lex Luthor’s notes, he discovers that there … Continue reading Justice League (2017)
The 100th film from the prolific Takashi Miike is a well-made adaptation of a Japanese manga and anime that definitely churns out some excellent performances. Manji is a samurai warrior who protects his sister Machi after a job has gone awry. When he is confronted by a band of bounty hunters, Machi is killed in front of Manji, who relentlessly kills all of the hunters, … Continue reading Blade of the Immortal (2017)
Shazam has found his alter ego! Asher Angel, who co-stars on Disney Channel’s Andi Mack, has been cast as Billy Batson in David F. Sandberg‘s upcoming take on the DC Comics superhero. In the comics, Batson is a teen who, when he calls the name “Shazam!”, turns into the titular superhero, played by Zachary Levi. Mark Strong is in talks to play the villain Doctor … Continue reading Angel is Batson to Levi’s “Shazam”!
Marvel’s God of Thunder and this time, he truly is not alone as he faces his most dangerous adversary yet. Somehow trapped in the annals of Hell, Thor is confronted by the demon Surtur, who vows to start Ragnarok, which can bring an end to Asgard. Thor not only manages to escape but steals Surtur’s skull in order to prevent it from happening. However, that … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok (2017)