Articles Posted in the " Movie Reviews & Analysis " Category

  • The Maze Runner Review

    Well, this was a pleasant surprise. Straight off the bat, I will admit that I knew next to nothing about The Maze Runner, except that it was a series of YA novels and that I only knew because I happened to work in the juvenile section of a book store when the books were first […]


  • A Breakdown of the New Mockingjay Trailer

    The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is finally live after months of fan anticipation and build-up via clever viral marketing. While less than two minutes long, the trailer packs in a solid amount of intense moments and merely whetted our appetites for the film’s release on November 21st. Please continue this […]




  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Movie Review: The Dudes are Back!

    Even though the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie doesn’t have much of a plot, it still has enough nostalgia, action-sequences, and humor to serve as quite an enjoyable August flick! The review contains some spoilers. I have warned you all…Cowabunga! I ended up watching the film because of nostalgia. I remember playing as Donatello […]



  • 5 Things I Want to See in “Mockingjay”

    By now, you’ve probably seen the latest teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, featuring an address by President Snow (and a silent Peeta and quietly defiant Johanna) interrupted by a rebel broadcast starring Beetee. Beetee informs the citizens of Panem that District 13 exists and its message: “The Mockingjay lives.” Aside from […]



  • Will ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Pass the Bechdel Test?

    As a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’m extremely excited for Guardians of the Galaxy to come out this August. I’ve latched onto the character Gamora, played by the always incredible Zoe Saldana, and I’m very excited to see Karen Gillian play Nebula as well. As the release date draws closer I can’t help […]


  • As Seen on the Big Screen: The Fault in Our Stars

    I’m an avid reader, and I’m sure many people share the feeling I get when I hear the news that one of my favorite books is being adapted into a film: a potent cocktail of anticipation and dread.  Who will play my favorite character?  Which of my favorite moments will end up on the cutting […]