Bay disappoints audiences with latest ‘Transformers’

Half sequel, half reboot, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is one of those movies that never really justifies its existence. The latest entry in the filmography of Michael Bay—the one director whose finger is never too far from the explosives button—“Extinction” revisits Hasbro’s lovable, shape-shifting robots in disguise for the fourth… Continued

Monster movie hit ‘Godzilla’ stomps into theaters

The kaiju are back, and this time there aren’t any giant human-piloted robots to protect us! Humanity’s only defense against malevolent skyscraper-sized monsters in Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla” is the spiked, city-destroying, atomic-breathing King of Monsters himself. Released May 16, the movie is an epic reboot of the franchise and legacy… Continued

Superheroes for a super society

Superman exists, and he’s American. Intentionally or not, Hollywood’s obsession with Marvel and DC subject material has led to a pseudo-repetition of the evolutionary stages of the caped crusader in comics while simultaneously making him more prominent in popular culture than ever before. He is not just for comic book… Continued

Into the Vault

The only thing better than passing the time with a little Solitaire is indulging in a little Cold War paranoia. So many of the great movies, television shows and books owe a debt of gratitude to the bitter, decades-long rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union that began… Continued