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Deadpool - 2016 Director Tim Miller Screenplay Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić, Leslie Uggams First off, there is nothing in Deadpool that approaches the visual spectacle of his first scene in the first Wolverine spinoff. You know the one, when he gets off of the … Continue reading Deadpool (***1/2) is a refresher course
Big Hero 6 - 2014 Director Don Hall, Chris Williams Starring Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T. J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Génesis Rodríguez, James Cromwell Screenplay by Robert L. Baird, Dan Gerson and Jordan Roberts A Marvel property produced entirely by Disney, Big Hero 6 is a treasure in the cinematic universe for both companies. Using a completely original concept … Continue reading Big Hero 6 is better than its individual parts
How To Train Your Dragon 2 - 2014 Writer & Director Dean DeBlois Starring Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou, Kit Harington Screenplay based on How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell There was a real concern when How To Train Your Dragon was followed by a television series. So much talent was … Continue reading How To Train Your Dragon 2 (****1/2) continues a progression of wonderful characters
Transformers: Age of Extinction - 2014 Director Michael Bay Starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, Titus Welliver, T. J. Miller, John Goodman, Ken Watanabe Screenplay by Ehren Kruger Alright, let's get this thing over with. It's bad, yes. There are the customary Michael Bay touches here. The slightly … Continue reading Transformers: The Age of Extinction: Remember Chicago?