Review

‘The Do-Over’ Is Passable but Still Bad Sandler

[sighhhhhhhhh] “The Do-Over” is the second of Adam Sandler’s four-movie deal with Netflix and stars him and David Spade as two men who fake their own deaths in order to start a new life, but soon realize the identities they’ve chosen are of two wanted men. Steven Brill (director of Sandler in “Little Nicky” and… Continue reading ‘The Do-Over’ Is Passable but Still Bad Sandler

Review

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ a Boring Waste of Talent

The year of the disappointing superhero film continues. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is the ninth installment of the X-Men series and the sequel to 2014’s “Days of Future Past,” a movie that I loved and is universally accepted as one of, if not the, best of the franchise. James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence all reprise… Continue reading ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ a Boring Waste of Talent

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‘Civil War’ Fun and Colorful but Overstuffed Superhero Romp

I think I finally got hit with that Marvel/superhero fatigue everyone was talking about after “Age of Ultron.” “Captain America: Civil War” is the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the final installment of the Captain America trilogy. Chris Evans returns as the titular stars-and-stripes hero and Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role… Continue reading ‘Civil War’ Fun and Colorful but Overstuffed Superhero Romp