“The Maze Runner” narrowly escapes the pit of cliché movies

2014 was the year of dystopias. We started the year with Divergent and ended it with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -Part 1. In between, we had The Giver and the subject of this blog post, The Maze Runner.  Directed by Wes Ball, The Mazz Runner presents viewers with a futuristic, mysterious maze where a community… Read More “The Maze Runner” narrowly escapes the pit of cliché movies

Voldemort, dog ears, and elephant pilots in “Jupiter Ascending”

You read right. This movie had so much weird in it, I can’t bring myself to recall every single detail. But here’s something I can ascertain: this film was a disappointing disaster of epic proportions. Brought to us by the Wachowski siblings, the makers of The Matrix trilogy,  Jupiter Ascending is about an everyday caretaker named Jupiter (Mila Kunis),… Read More Voldemort, dog ears, and elephant pilots in “Jupiter Ascending”