Category Archives: Action

Frozen Review

Disney’s Frozen hits the big screens this week. Blair Stover recognizes that Disney put a lot of thought into the portrayal of this movie’s princess. The movie attempts to please the parents who want their daughters to aspire to more than a princess waiting to be rescued and while also gives us the sense of […]

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Thor 2: The Dark World Review

Synopsis: After Thor and the Avengers, the God of Thunder (Chris Hemmsworth) fights alongside his brothers in arms to restore order in the nine worlds of Yagdrasil. However, the ancient race of dark elves, led by the vengeful Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), returns to plunge the universe into darkness again thanks to the great power emanating […]

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Riddick Review

The second sequel to the dark, sci-action movie “Pitch Black” has Vin Diesel returning to his old strengths and form. Blair Stover has more on the 2013 hit movie “Riddick” below. “Pitch Black,” which was launched around the start of the millennium, was one of the mid-highlights of Diesel’s career and was the setting for […]

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The Wolverine

Many people are underrating Hugh Jackman’s newest installment of the comic book world: The Wolverine. As Blair Stover describes below, there are many things that people are missing or just ignoring in the new movie. The indestructible, never-aging Logan seems to be doing just fine as the movie opened up with a $55 million weekend […]

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Pacific Rim Review

Five years after Hellboy II, Guillermo Del Toro sends humanity into a seemingly hopeless battle against alien invaders. Blair Stover has more on this movie below. The only catch is that these invaders are not from outer space, but from the depths of the Pacific Ocean. They have risen up in the near future through […]

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Star Trek: Into Darkness Review

The layer of dust that the “Star Trek” franchise had accumulated over the years ended when JJ Abrams decided to bring it back with his first motion picture of Star Trek in 2009. It had done so well that Abrams decided to go back for more and this time it left nothing to chance. As […]

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‘Gangster Squad’ Film Review

‘Gangster Squad’ is a film that takes place in the 1940’s in postwar Hollywood. The movie is inspired by a video game, which was inspired by a book that is based on real events. Blair Stover has the film details below. The film is a story about a vigilante ‘squad’ that is tasked by a […]

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‘Django Unchained’ Film Review

‘Django Unchained’ is an extremely violent, provocative, and entertaining film that is nothing less than amazing. Blair Stover has the film details below. The film is set two years before the Civil War and is meant to show the ugliness of racism and the pure horror of slavery. The film follows Django, an unshackled slave, […]

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Marvel Producer States That ‘Iron Man 3’ Will Not Be a Serious Film

When the ‘Iron Man 3’ trailer first premiered in October, it was believed that the film series was shifting from a light-hearted mood in the first two films to a more dark and serious third film. The trailer shows Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) having posttraumatic stress disorder after the events in ‘The Avengers’ and […]

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‘Skyfall’ Film Review

“Skyfall” adds a new layer of drama to the 50-year-old Bond franchise. Blair Stover has the film details below. During an assignment to obtain a hard drive with information about field agents, James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, goes missing. M, played by Judi Dench, writes the obituary for Bond assuming that he had died, […]

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