FILM REVIEW: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Warning: Spoilers Imminent.

A whole new world.

There are a many absolute certainties in the world of comics, to name a few: Batman’s parents have to die, Gwen Stacy has to die, the whole freaking Planet Krypton has to die (Trend?), and an X-Men story is always bound to be as convoluted and unpredictable as the characters within it. Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Review by Kenneth Kimbrough

Directed by Francis Lawrence
Written by Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt, and Suzanne Collins
Music by James Newton Howard
Cinematography by Jo Willems
Film Editing by Alan Edward Bell

Note: I have not read any of Suzanne Collins’s books. This review pertains to the film and to the film alone.

At first, it was difficult to swallow the idea of a second Hunger Games film, even though I knew it was based on a series of books from author Suzanne Collins. Continue reading