I saw two movies this weekend about toys coming to life when their owners aren’t around and having adventures…but very different types of adventures.
The “Men In Black” franchise has always had Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones at the core. But that doesn’t mean it always *needs* them.
The X-Men movie franchise has had it’s ups and downs, but I really feel it deserves more appreciation than it gets, especially now.
Critics have been giving the X-Men movies grief for a long time, especially the latest one; but there are really only two X-Men movies I don’t recommend. Which ones are they? Just listen.
The most important part of any story, even more so than the plot itself, is the characters. We need to be able to empathize with them if we’re going to continue reading about and watching them. But do the characters need to be humans for us to care what happens to them?
Critics don’t like “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”. Audiences love it. How do *I* feel about it? Listen and find out.
In a lot of cases, the “twist” is the most famous and popular part of a story. For me, though, it’s my least favorite part. (My Twitter account, as promised: https://twitter.com/ThePapermage )
This is the first installment of my “Movie Recommendations” feature. I won’t be reviewing movies or criticizing them, just telling you whether or not I recommend seeing them.