Ape Week: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Mark Bomback and Matt Reeves wrote this installment, with Reeves returning to direct. Two years after the human-hating Koba attacked humans -- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes -- Caesar and his tribe of intelligent apes have been forced to fight against Alpha-Omega, a military faction led by The Colonel (Woody Harrelson), who uses the apes… Continue reading Ape Week: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Ape Week: Revolt of the Empire of the Apes (2017)

In 2227, Earth has become the playground for the apes and humans are only good for labor and sport. There are some rebel freedom fighters who are ready to battle against the apes and now, we begin the sequel to Empire of the Apes. Seriously, it's really come to this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Jbr9BGgGZ0 You may look at… Continue reading Ape Week: Revolt of the Empire of the Apes (2017)

Let There Be Light (2017)

Kevin Sorbo played Hercules on TV and in the movies, he's been Kull and the star of  a series of Walking Tall movies. He's also a nondenominational Christian who believes that his religious views have hurt his career. "There's a negativity towards Christians in Hollywood, and a negativity towards people who believe in God," said Sorbo.… Continue reading Let There Be Light (2017)

A Christmas Cruise (2017)

David DeCoteau made The Wrong Cruise for Lifetime, which also stars Vivica A. Fox, and that movie uses the exact same establishing shot of a cruise ship as this movie. Welcome to the world of DeCoteau, where stock footage and ADR rules the day. This is the second combo of Fox and DeCoteau that I've watched… Continue reading A Christmas Cruise (2017)

The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2017)

I can remember the first He-Man figure we ever got. My grandparents brought it to us from Montgomery Ward and it felt like it had arrived from another planet. Where He-Man and even Star Wars felt grounded in our reality, The Masters of the Universe seemed the unholy union of technology and sorcery, the kind of… Continue reading The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2017)

The Bastards’ Fig Tree (2017)

Rogelio is a powerful fascist soldier in the Spanish Civil War who has no issue killing anyone who doesn't agree with the new regime. One night, as he kills a man and his sixteen-year-old son, that man's ten-year-old son locks eyes with him, giving our antagonist feelings of extreme guilt and something much worse -- terror. He's… Continue reading The Bastards’ Fig Tree (2017)