Tag: Great Movie

Double Feature… But Doubled!: Captain Marvel, Five Feet Apart, Alita: Battle Angel, Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral

Here were are, with another article of Double Feature and, in this instance, we have a DOUBLE Double Feature as I saw four movies this week, all of which are WILDLY different movies from one another. With that being said, let’s dive in with the big one: Captain Marvel! Continue reading “Double Feature… But Doubled!: Captain Marvel, Five Feet Apart, Alita: Battle Angel, Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral”

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Tanner Reviews The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

MockingjayPart1Poster3Sorry for missing Sunday’s post. But after a trip to Roanoke for my girlfriend to meet the family, I was kind of distracted for the majority of the week. But luckily while I was down there, I was able to make a stop into an old favorite of mine, The Grandin Theater in Roanoke Virginia to watch the latest installment in the film version of the Suzanne Collins series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. It was around this time last year that I took a look at the second installment in the series, Catching Fire which you can read at the link provided here. I have had nothing but praise for the film series since it has come out, often heralding it as a fantastic movie rich with plot and subtext, as well as a great adaptation from the source material. With that said, my praise continues to be showered on one of the best and most entertaining series that I have seen in quite some time.

I would like to expand upon my praise for the film as an intro to the actual review, but I feel in doing so would be an effort in redundancy on the review of Catching Fire so I will leave it here and get to the synopsis. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1”

Tanner Reviews The World’s End

The_World's_End_posterA few weeks ago I released my Top 5 Favorite Directors of All Time. If I could add a man who would be another honorable mentioned and climbing fast, it would be Edgar Wright. I love his movies. Him and Simon Pegg make some of the most hilarious movies I have seen in recent years. Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz are two of my favorite movies ever and it just seems like their movies get better and better each year. Their recent film, The World’s End has brought new life to the flailing end of the summer, making a hilarious and original movie that should be one of the bench marks on how to make a classic comedy movie. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The World’s End”