Thursday, August 10, 2017
Annabelle Creation Review: A Thrilling Experience and A Chilling Addition to The Conjuring Universe!
Annabelle: Creation tells the story of a group of orphans who move to a farmhouse where owners Samuel and Ester Mullins (Anthony LaPagila and Miranda Otto) open their home to become the girls' new orphanage. After making themselves at home one of the girls, Janice (Talitha Bateman), finds a room where a doll is locked away. The doll is no ordinary toy as it houses an evil spirit that the Mullins summoned after mistaking it for their daughter who was killed twelve years earlier. Once released the evil spirit begins to haunt Janice and the other girls in the hopes of terrorizing the residents and taking their souls.
Friday, August 4, 2017
The Dark Tower centers on Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor): a young boy who dreams of another world, a man in black and a gunslinger. While everyone thinks he is just imagining things, Jake's vision are in fact real as he inadvertently travels a world known as Mid World. Arriving in this new dimension Jake meets Roland Deschain (Idris Elba): the famed gunslinger that Jake has had visions about. Roland wanders Mid World in order to find Man in Black Walter (Matthew McConaughey) and get his revenge on the sorcerer. Despite the gunslinger's reluctance Roland and Jake travel through Mid World to find Walter and end the sorcerer's tyranny, but this mission is easier said than done as Walter seeks to use Jake's abilities so he can destroy the Dark Tower and release the darkness that will wipe out all of existence.
Friday, July 14, 2017
War for the Planet of the Apes continues the story of Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his fellow apes. After the events of the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Caesar finds himself in a constant struggle with the humans as the war rages on between the two species. As Caesar seeks to lead his apes to new home the group is attacked by a man named known as the Colonel (Woody Harrelson) and his soldiers. Seeking revenge, Caesar travels with a small group of apes to find the Colonel, but what the group finds is the Colonel's deranged plan and a revelation that shakes the foundation of the planet.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Homecoming tells the story of Peter Parker (Tom Holland) who continues his role as Spider-Man (after the events of Captain America: Civil War) and tries to maintain balance in his school life. Though Peter is active in his role as the "Friendly Neighborhood" Spider-Man the young hero feels that he can do more to protect the city. Peter gets a chance to prove himself when he stumbles on a criminal operation run by Adrian Toomes/The Vulture (Michael Keaton) to sell high tech weaponry to the criminal underworld. Peter's determination to stop the Vulture gets the better as him as he quickly realizes that with great power comes great responsibility.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Transformers: The Last Knight continues the story of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) and the Autobots. While dealing with a world against Transformers, Cade and the Autobots have to deal with a dead Cybertron that is on collision course. The only way to stop the coming threat is for Cade to find the staff of Merlin which has the power to revive Cybertron. With the help of Viviane Wembly (Laura Haddock) and Sir Edmund Burton (Anthony Hopkins), Cade and Bumblebee search for the staff but encounter other problems on the way-such as Megatron (Frank Welker) and even Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen) who has been corrupted by Quintessa (Gemma Chan) to steal the staff for the sake of Cybertron.
Friday, June 9, 2017
The Mummy centers on Nick Morton (Tom Cruise): a former soldier who scavenges the desert for valuables to sell on the black market. After a recon job goes south Nick discovers an Egyptian tomb that contains Princess Ahmanet (Sofia Boultella) who sold her soul to the god Set in order to gain power. With the help of archaeologist Jennifer Halsey (Annabelle Wallis) Nick unearths Ahmanet's sarcophagus in the hopes for Jennifer to study the remains. However doing so allows Ahmanet to revive herself and her dark powers begin to fester- including cursing Nick so he can become Ahmanet's chosen for the vessel of Set.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The story to Wonder Woman centers on Diana (Gal Gadot): an Amazon Princess eager to find her place on Themyscira bot to mention the world. Things change for Diana when US spy Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) crash lands on the island and tells the Amazons about the "War to end all Wars". Once hearing about a lethal poison created by Doctor Maru (Elena Anaya) and utilized by General Elrich Ludendorf (Danny Huston), Diana believes that the conflict is being created by Ares, the God of War, and decides to travel with Steve to fight in the war-despite her mother's objection. Along with Steve and his companions Diana travels to the frontlines to bring an end to the conflict and become the hero that she was meant to be.