Kingsman: The Golden Circle (****) – Viva Las Vegan

There is no dip in quality or effort in this film. If you enjoyed the first one and can willingly suspend disbelief when it comes to characters that come and go, you should have no problems here. Vaughn's sense of humor, understanding of visual flair and development of character is still on point here.

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Beauty and the Beast: Old and new it stands out of time…

Celebrate these films. They are gifts to humanity. There have always been beauties who were drawn to beasts that they had to learn to understand. There have always been beasts who are society's winners that smart girls know to avoid, too. This film has brought hope to many a bookworm girl and boy that they will someday meet and learn to accept one another. And grow. Everyone wants to feel like they can do that.

This Is the End of all the snacks

This is the End - 2013 Written and Directed by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Starring Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Danny McBride, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Mindy Kaling, Paul Rudd, Aziz Ansari This is exactly the movie that you thought it would be.  It's a movie where everyone gets to play a … Continue reading This Is the End of all the snacks

The Bling Ring: Crime in the Google age.

The Bling Ring - 2013 Written & Directed by Sofia Coppola Starring Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga, Claire Julien, Georgia Rock, Emma Watson, Leslie Mann The most striking thing about The Bling Ring is the ease with which the kids were able to move in and out of the lives of the rich and famous.  In a time when Hollywood reaction to … Continue reading The Bling Ring: Crime in the Google age.

The perks of being a wallflower can take you by surprise

The perks of being a wallflower - 2012 Writer and Director Stephen Chbosky Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman, Nona Dobrev, Johnny Simmons, Kate Walsh, Dylan McDermott, Melanie Lynskey, Zane Holtz, Paul Rudd, Joan Cusack, Tom Savini Everyone's journey begin's with a single step, even if that step is taken within a daze.  For … Continue reading The perks of being a wallflower can take you by surprise

My Week With Marilyn is good, if you buy the story

My Week With Marilyn - 2011 Directed by Simon Curtis Starring Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench, Eddie Redmayne, Dominic Cooper, Dougray Scott, Toby Jones, Emma Watson, Julia Ormond Screenplay by Adrian Hodges based on the books by Colin Clark When I was in 5th Grade, this kid name Jim Kennedy moved onto my block.  He was unkempt, kind … Continue reading My Week With Marilyn is good, if you buy the story

Cool Papa E’s Complete Harry Potter Movie Series Reviews

Having spent the first 2 movies avoiding Harry Potter, I was intrigued by the choice of director to finally watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  That movie, with its time-turner, Buckbeak and the incredible Gary Oldman, impressed me enough to give the rest of the series a chance.  Still, I kept the series … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Complete Harry Potter Movie Series Reviews