Review: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker

Tremendously fast-paced, often visually incredible, but the final act of the Star Wars sequel trilogy really lays the overall flaws for all to see. The final battle is upon our heroes as Rey trains her abilities with General Leia, while Finn, Poe and the others gather crucial intel on a new gathering darkness in the…

Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox surprised everyone with its release… after viewing it my feelings are somewhat torn. British scientist Eva Hamilton commits to joining an experimental space program to test an advanced particle collider in hope that it might solve Earth’s debilitating energy crisis. But operating the machine, even in Earth’s orbit, has bizarre and far-reaching…

Review: Star Trek Beyond (2D)

Star Trek Beyond, for better or worse, takes Trek’s new action orientation and gives it a more traditional feel. We reunite with the crew halfway through their five year mission into deep space, but while their captain and crew are reluctant and tired from the experience they find themselves in the middle of a war…

Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane plays its cards as ambiguously as its title, from start to finish. But it is a decently performed psychological thriller. A woman who is fleeing from her ex-boyfriend finds herself driven off the road and knocked unconscious. When she wakes she finds herself captive to a strange man deep in an underground…

Review: Star Wars – Force Awakens (2D)

Oh boy. Dear reader, you are probably chomping at the bit to know what I think of the newest, Disney-funded installment of Hollywood’s best blockbuster franchise. But you are also likely not wanting too many spoilers… so I will give you a short opinion and rating now, and you can stop reading¬†further. Star Wars: The…

Banter: Force Awakens Predictions

Hi everyone, Cinema Cocoa here with a very short, off-the-cuff post about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I would like to make a handful of predictions about the film’s story before it releases, and see if I get any of them right. This post will be used for bragging rights, I won’t lie. I feel…

Saga Review: Star Trek

Set phasers to kill, this saga review is the biggest yet (a record not likely to be broken for a while!) with all eleven current Star Trek films! While I am not a raging Trekkie, I certainly know a fair amount about the universe; I never watched the 60s Original Series (and I still haven’t,…