“Hacksaw Ridge” (2016): A Profile of Standing Courage in a Year of Kneeling (Review)
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“Hacksaw Ridge” (2016): A Profile of Standing Courage in a Year of Kneeling (Review)

Is 2016 the year of Mel Gibson? It may be too early to tell, but between starring in the action epic Blood Father and then…

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2016) Ninjas! Direwolves! Child Welfare! (Review)
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“Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2016) Ninjas! Direwolves! Child Welfare! (Review)

There is perhaps no other filmmaker in the world like Taika Waititi. Combining heart-felt stories, a wonderful sense of humor, and the Kiwi whimsy of…

A Night at the Drive In:  31 and Don’t Breathe
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A Night at the Drive In: 31 and Don’t Breathe

Hello Hello, everyone out there in web land, it is I The Vern.  Here to give you my thoughts on two recent horror movies for a…

Suicide Squad Suffers Snyder Syndrome, Still Satisfies.
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Suicide Squad Suffers Snyder Syndrome, Still Satisfies.

Suicide Squad has been getting completely panned by most reviewers while breaking box office opening week records.  Is there something about the film that can…

“Ghostbusters,” “Jason Bourne,” & “Star Trek Beyond” (2016): Out with the Old, In with the Nu (Review)
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“Ghostbusters,” “Jason Bourne,” & “Star Trek Beyond” (2016): Out with the Old, In with the Nu (Review)

I have a new rule. From now on, whenever a franchise is remade or rebooted with either an identical title or same basic premise, I…

“X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016): An Absolutely Abysmal Film
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“X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016): An Absolutely Abysmal Film

X-Men: Apocalypse is an absolutely abysmal film. It disrespects everything the franchise has attempted to do, disregards previous films and story points, and ‘graces’ us…

“Uncharted” (2007-16): The Four Adventures of Nathan Drake (Review)
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“Uncharted” (2007-16): The Four Adventures of Nathan Drake (Review)

The Uncharted (PS3 – PS4) series is a quadrilogy of action-adventure video games by Naughty Dog, the famous Sony Playstation developers of the Crash Bandicoot…

You Are Wrong about “Iron Man Three” (Opinion)
2016

You Are Wrong about “Iron Man Three” (Opinion)

Iron Man Three is the single most misunderstood and unfairly maligned (among core fans, anyway) movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s why they’re wrong….

“Game of Thrones” (2010-16): The Case for the White Walkers (Opinion)
2016

“Game of Thrones” (2010-16): The Case for the White Walkers (Opinion)

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. It is…

“Daredevil” (2016): Better The Devil You Know (Season 2) (Episodes 7 – 13) (TV Review)
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“Daredevil” (2016): Better The Devil You Know (Season 2) (Episodes 7 – 13) (TV Review)

Season 2 of Daredevil sees Marvel and Netflix avoiding any sort of sophomore slump, with the change in showrunners not cutting down the series’ stride….