‘Skull Island’ dashes hope for reboot

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Kong: Skull Island follows an expedition to the last uncharted territory on the planet, Skull Island. After arriving to the island, things seem to be more dangerous than they initially appeared. This sudden reemergence of King Kong is owed to the newly formed MonsterVerse. Warner Brothers is producing, and the final result is Kong facing Godzilla in a two- hour “disaster porn” straight out of juvenile imagination. This film has an all-star cast. However, the majority of the cast members are here to sell tickets. Very little acting is done. The only truly stellar performance … Continue reading ‘Skull Island’ dashes hope for reboot

‘Logan’ shatters expectations

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Dubbed The Dark Knight of Marvel films, Logan follows Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine in his last outing as the character. Logan must escort a mysterious girl to the Canadian border. However, after being chased by mercenaries and having to take care of the ill Charles Xavier along the way, Logan contemplates when enough is enough. Logan is truly a remarkable film, especially emerging this early into the movie season. This marks the second R-rated X-Men film after Deadpool, which paved the path for Logan’s R-rating. With Logan making only $10 million less than its budget … Continue reading ‘Logan’ shatters expectations