Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Through The 4th Wall

Since its reveal as the opening film at the Venice Film Festival last year, Birdman has gone from strength to strength, more than living up to the hype that’s surrounded it. It has already won critical acclaim and a few awards, and there is certainly an expectaion that it can pick up its fair share of Oscars this weekend, too.

This is Alejandro González Iñárritu’s fifth feature film, and considering the critical success he’s received for his other features to date, this film was onto a winner from pre-production. Iñárritu has an inate ability to tell powerful human stories and his ability to intertwine complex themes, stories and settings is a rare gift for a director.

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Spider-Man swings into the MCU

The Trivial Matters

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Marvel and Sony have come to terms on an agreement that will bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Up until now, Sony has had full control of the character, with the original trilogy in 2002, 2004, 2007 and two rebooted films in 2012 and 2014. After the mediocre The Amazing Spider-Man films, Sony has decided yet again to reboot the character, letting Kevin Feige, overseer of the entire Marvel slate of films, take creative control. Ultimately, Sony will have final say in how Marvel used their character, but the potential for him showing up along side Marvel’s hero in any capacity is exciting.

Spider-Man will first appear in an upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film, though which one has not been announced. Back in November, the Sony hacks revealed that a deal for Spider-Man to show up in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War was previously in…

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Friday Movie: KINGSMEN-SECRET SERVICE – Cypress Creek Regal, 8:05 PM –

POZitive Attitudes

STARTS:  8:05 PM  –  meet inside lobby at 7:45 PM
95%  audience approval (comic violence)
Kingsman: The Secret Service
*NOTE FROM JOHN RAMOS:  This is one of the funniest and interesting movies I have seen this year. Even the violence is made comical – highly recommend this movie)
‎2hr 9min‎‎ – Rated R‎‎ – Suspense/Thriller/Action/Adventure‎
Director: Matthew Vaughn – Cast: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Hamill
Based upon the acclaimed comic book, Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Kingsman: The Secret Service
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50 shades of fucked up – a little movie review

About road trips and sleepless nights...

I tried to enter the movies with an open mind. I have only read the first book of the 50 shades of Grey series because that was more than enough for me and I was not impressed with the writing style or with the actual story of Christian Gray and Anastasia Steele. I’ve read far better sex stories and I will keep reading those.

Hence, I knew what was going to happen. I knew there would be sex scenes. I knew about the glorification of abuse in the book and I had even read some articles about the failed promo tour because the actors, Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, hated each other. I knew about the criticism.

Considering all that I still decided to go to the movies to watch 50 Shades of Grey on Valentines Day with a friend since I wanted to build my own opinion.

Let’s make…

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