Jack’s Mannequin means a lot of different things to its fans. For some, Jack’s Mannequin means simply good piano music. For others, it’s love. And for more, it’s hope. For me, it means a bit of all those things and still more. With all those feelings tied up in Jack’s Mannequin, it’s no wonder the 10 Years in Transit tour sold out almost instantly, and luckily I managed to snag a ticket.
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There have been many adaptations of Jane Austen’s classic novel “Pride and Prejudice” over the years and while some might say the latest, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”, would be enough to cause Miss Austen to stir in the grave, the newest reworking of the story is actually quite fun.
‘Creed’ is a film with heart and heavy dramatic honesty and succeeds in building off of the foundation that ‘Rocky’ built.
Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self
It is the hero’s journey to the very core, but along the way, Pixar finds ways to sprinkle in nuance that leads to some of their well-known creative visuals and strong emotional revelations.
The movie is “found footage” in a sense that the daughter is making a documentary, but it never strays down the path of being cheesy and overdone.
By all accounts, the performances are good, the stunts are well performed and deception and trickery is highlighted as characters slither around each other for their own personal gain. But instead of all of these bright moving parts working in unison to arrive at a very fulfilling vision, it feels more like a shell game to hide the lack of ingenuity behind the core of the film.
It’s more than possible to dip your toes back into a stagnant or failed franchise and deliver something ranging from quite good to spectacular but Genisys does not land in that spectrum.
After stumbling with clunking films about automobiles and monsters in college that seemed to lack traces of a human spirit, Pixar proves it is still capable of gathering its wits and knock out a masterfully told film with “Inside Out”.
Jurassic World is honestly better than it has any right to be.
This weekend two trilogies have their final chapters hitting cinemas. One is a fun adventure with a well-known cast of characters, some shorter than others, but all fighting together against supernatural elements. The other is about a hobbit. That’s right “Night at the Museum” is back with all your favorites and a few new fun historical and mythological figures join as well for “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.”
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is likely the worst film I have seen in 2014. I take no joy in typing those words as I truly want to enjoy everything I see regardless of actors or directors involved or the genre it is classified as and love The Hobbit as written by Tolkien.