Celebrity Popularity Skewing Comic Movie Plotlines Or, The Problem With Mystique

If you’re a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence, I’d suggest stopping here. Last Sunday, I had the pleasure of watching X-Men Apocalypse, the latest installment in Fox’s X-Men movie franchise. While I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, particularly any scene involving Nightcrawler, I found it to be deeply flawed. Now, I …

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Review: American Hustle

I think I’m missing something when it comes to David O. Russell. Last year when everyone was telling me that Silver Linings Playbook was a brilliant movie, all I saw was a movie that was mostly average with a really good lead performance from Jennifer Lawrence. O’Russell, to me, lacks …

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