‘Batman v. Superman’ leaves fans disappointed

By: Jacob Mueller ~Staff Writer~ So far, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” has earned a whopping $424.1 million at the box office. Moviegoers are certainly ecstatic to see the two DC legends battle it out on the bigscreen, but is the film any good? I had the pleasure of seeing it on opening night, and I left the theater very conflicted about my final verdict. “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” is a visually stunning film. Director Zack Snyder certainly knows how to capture spectacular-looking action sequences and imagery that propels the film as a must-see in theaters. Even … Continue reading ‘Batman v. Superman’ leaves fans disappointed

‘The Revenant’ is ‘visually stunning’

By: Jacob Mueller ~Staff Writer~ “The Revenant” is directed by critically acclaimed director Alejandro González Iñárritu and stars A-list talents Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. The film explores the truly dark and treacherous journey of frontiersman Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) who is left for dead after a brutal bear mauling and proceeds to relentlessly search for those who abandoned him. “The Revenant” was one of my most anticipated films of the year due to my love of the talent involved, and this is undoubtedly one of the best movie-going experiences I had in 2015. Aside from the incredible performances from DiCaprio … Continue reading ‘The Revenant’ is ‘visually stunning’

Creed has ‘electric’ performances

By: Jacob Mueller ~Staff Writer~ “Creed” is the newest chapter in the “Rocky” franchise, starring Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Creed, the son of the fictional boxing legend Apollo Creed. Sylvester Stallone returns once again as the iconic character Rocky Balboa. He mentors and trains Adonis to become a boxer in this film sensation. “Creed” is the best movie in the franchise since the original and is without a doubt one of the best films of the year. The performances in “Creed” are electric. Jordan is perfect for the role and his charming personality translates very well on screen. He … Continue reading Creed has ‘electric’ performances