Tag Archive "fantasy"

Movie Review: Lego Ninjago Assembles Slowly

The most frustrating thing about complicated Lego toy sets – when there are too many pieces, the instructions don’t make sense, and after all that work, the final product isn’t that cool. That same, slow ...

The Dark Tower

Movie Review: It’s a Short, Boring, Dark Tower

The month of August is known for uninspiring blockbusters, and The Dark Tower is no exception. It’s shallow from the beginning, and the fantasy action is far from engaging.

Movie Review: Transformers 5 Crashes and Burns

If you’re wondering whether Transformers: The Last Knight is worth a visit to the cinema this summer, I’ll say it plainly as possible. Don’t. And if you’re (somehow) a fan wondering if Transformers 5 is ...

Movie Review: The Mummy’s a Messy Monster

There are so many confusing and disappointing parts to the new reboot of The Mummy it’s difficult to describe. While it’s a pathetic story and a glamorous CGI horror trip, it’s also a fun (albeit ...

Movie Review: Wonder Woman’s a True Winner

Wonder Woman isn’t only the best superhero movie and blockbuster of the year. It also might be one of the most important superhero films ever made, and it’s possibly one of the best, period. Regardless ...

Movie Review: Pirates 5 Sinks to New Lows

There aren’t many film series where a fifth installment is anything more than a desperate grab at the audience’s wallet. But Disney’s latest seafaring extravaganza Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is ...

Movie Review: Guardians Vol. 2 Cranks Up the Volume.

The verdict about the opening to this year’s summer blockbuster season, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, only ever depended on one thing: Is it as much fun as the first one? I’m happy to ...

Theatre Review: Senza Luce is a Sensational Light

It’s rare to find a new, completely original story in contemporary musical theatre. But there’s a blessing in Oakville with Senza Luce, and it’s world premiere production now playing at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus. The ...

Movie Review: New Smurfs are Nothing Special

In the crowded Animation genre, most movies try to be as loud and grandiose as they can hoping to stand out. Smurfs: The Lost Village, happily does the opposite, and is a gentle, simple movie ...

Movie Review: Power Rangers Reboot an Obvious Phoney

Rangers get ready: Saban’s Power Rangers is going to be heavenly for fans of the original Power Rangers TV show that became a phenomenon in the 90s. Unfortunately, everyone else who walks into the theatre ...

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