Monday Movie Report: Turtles Take Box Office, ‘Warcraft’ A Hit In China

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” took the No. 1 place at the box office this weekend, beating last week’s top flick “X-Men: Apocalypse.” A sequel to the 2014 film, the new “Turtles” film earned about $35.25 million. While that was certainly enough to win this weekend’s box office, though, it lags far…
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REVIEW: ‘TMNT’ Sequel Weakened By Supporting Cast, Messy Plot

Sometimes filmmakers can give the fans what they want a little bit too much. The sequel to the 2014 reboot about four mutant ninja turtles named Michelangelo (Noel Fisher), Donatello (Jeremy Howard), Leonardo (Pete Ploszek) and Raphael (Alan Ritchson) continues shortly after the events of the previous installment. In “Out of the Shadows,” Shredder (Brian…
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REVIEW: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Strengthened By Character Arcs, Except The Villain’s

After 2014’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” that jumped around with time travel, Director Bryan Singer has returned to a more linear concept for the latest mutant adventure. In the new “X-Men” story, audiences get introduced to En Sabah Nur, better known as Apocalypse. Labeled the first mutant in history, Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) is a man…
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Monday Movie Report: Winners Announced At 2016 Cannes Film Fest

Sunday marked the end of the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival and as it closed, awards were given to the best and brightest pictures. Earning the Palme d’Or, the festival’s top prize was Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake,” a picture following two characters caught in a problematic welfare system, according to the Hollywood Reporter. “It’s…
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REVIEW: Shane Black’s ‘Nice Guys’ Is A Fun Throwback To The 70s

Director Shane Black takes audiences back to the 1970s in “The Nice Guys,” a movie that brings together Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. The movie begins with Crowe’s character Jackson, an enforcer and Gosling’s character Holland, a private investigator, at odds with each other over a case. Circumstances related to the case force the two into a…
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