Franchise evolution is what keeps gas in the tank for a blockbuster film series. Superhero movies can ideally rely on a diverse set of characters that lend themselves to other subgenres, while James Bond generally works with what’s most popular in action cinema. Fast & Furious, a franchise I’ve unabashedly enjoyed and stuck by during the […]
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As I sit down to work on this movie review prior to seeing the actual movie itself I think to myself what a wonderful world. LOL. I am kidding. I ponder about what they can do in this outing that hasn’t been done in the previous seven ones. While watching the trailers for The Fate […]
This is a weird segue into this Blu-ray review and I completely understand that, but rest assured it serves a point. Just mere weeks ago I was having a Skype meeting with some of the newer faces around here at WSB, Wes, Jerad, Shohan, Bron and Jordan, and I was kind of telling them about […]
This news has me doing cartwheels as this is one of my favorite films of 2015. It took me by surprise how much I loved it! So here’s the deal. Follow the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. as they forge their anger and inner-city frustrations into the most potent weapon imaginable: their music. In Straight Outta […]
For the first time in a very long time I’m honestly not even sure where to start with this review. I really never had any interest in the hip hop, rap musical group NWA even though I grew up with them during their rise and as a result, many controversies. I always thought their music […]
I see a lot of promise here. Straight Outta Compton reunites Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray (Friday!) for a film that chronicles the early lives of Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, once known together as N.W.A. I am not usually one to check out red-band trailers (they tend to give away the goods, […]