Suicide Squad Trailer Observations

Now that the internet has had about a week to check out the Suicide Squad trailer. I felt like it was time to share a breakdown with fans. I have to say I loved this trailer, and find it to be a superior trailer to Batman v. Superman. While I don’t believe anything could make…

Movie Review: Ant-Man

By: Amy Whalen Alright, let’s talk about Ant-Man.  The latest superhero added to the ever expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn’t come in with a bang so much as a shrug.  This movie has all of those key elements we have come to expect from Marvel witty banter, good fight scenes, and a white dude in a…

Far From the Madding Crowd: Book and Movie Review

The Info Far From the Madding Crowd is a novel by Thomas Hardy and was just adapted into a movie with a limited theater release.  This isn’t it’s first screen adaptation with movies in 1915, 1967, 1998 as well as multiple stage adaptations.  Although the original story was created in a time period I read…

Bob Ranks The Marvel Universe Proper

The first weekend in August brought us the tenth film in the “MCU” – or Marvel Cinematic Universe – and since ten is a nice even number and a good starting point to do rankings, I’ve done mine. Here are my rankings of the first ten MCU official films in reverse order. 10.) Thor I…

Movie Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey

There are two things that are truly universal in this world and that is love and food.  (Well, maybe three because hate is probably also universal or at least anger but that’s depressing so we’ll go with two).  The Hundred-Foot Journey is an incredible romance between a man and his passion for food.  Hassan, played by…

Amy & Bob’s Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Hi Readers!  Bob and I couldn’t decide who should get to write the official Culture Babble Review of Guardians of the Galaxy so we decided to write it together similar to our Monthly Movie Radar.  Below is my review with Bob’s commentary in blue italics like so and then sometimes I respond to him so…

Hercules: A Movie Review

The new Hercules movie premiered this weekend to better than expected numbers, although it was bested by Lucy in the weekend box office.  The movie is based on the graphic novels Hercules: The Thracian Wars and takes a unique approach to the story of Hercules that I hadn’t heard before.  Hercules (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) has…