Rob reviews X-Men: Apocalypse, the prequel sequel that rounds out the First Class trilogy. Director Bryan Singer (X-Men: Days of Future Past, X2) is back at the helm, with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence leading the cast. Also, Poe Dameron himself (Oscar Isaac) appears as the very blue villain Apocalypse. Is the film the most epic X-Men film yet or just an epic fail? Here’s our take.
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Midway through Sing Street — the latest film from writer/director John Carney — a character introduces the term “happy-sad” to describe a certain complex, bittersweet emotion. In many ways, this phrase not only applies to the coming-of-age tale at the center of Carney’s latest but to his filmography as a whole. Continue reading Review: ‘Sing Street’
Rob reviews The Huntsman: Winter’s War, the prequel/sequel/spinoff to 2012 hit Snow White and the Huntsman. Do returning stars Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron as well as new cast members Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain help deliver a fun fantasy adventure? Here’s our take. Expect more video reviews in the near future, and don’t forget to subscribe to the Crooked Table YouTube channel for all the latest from CrookedTable.com!
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