Watching The Lego Batman Movie was like eating a cheese pizza with extra cheese: at first, it’s the most incredible thing you’ve ever experienced but as you continue, it becomes far less enjoyable. But, pizza is still pizza. The movie immediately begins with the funniest opening I’ve ever seen–even funnier than […]
After having a name that many moviegoers scoffed at, M. Night Shyamalan made a triumphant return to the big screen with 2015’s The Visit. While not his best, The Visit gave audiences a feeling not felt since 1999’s The Sixth Sense. With that familiar feeling resting its place in our […]
If you’ve paid any attention to the realm of movies, and entertainment in general, you have heard of La La Land ad nauseum. If you’re legitimately feeling ad nauseum about La La Land, you’re in one of the two parties I’ve encountered in relation to this movie. That party is […]
The Spinnaker’s top movies of the year (other than Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight, which I didn’t see)
Deadpool Ryan Reynolds could be in a thousand more movies as terrible as Green Lantern or Definitely, Maybe, and it still wouldn’t ruin the goodwill built from making Deadpool. Reynolds and Director (but not for the sequel) Tim Miller concocted an impressively violent evisceration of the the superhero genre. […]
How do you make Harry Potter fans go crazy? Introduce a trilogy with new characters, wild magical creatures and non-stop references to the world we loved. J.K. Rowling wrote the screenplay for the first Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and it was nothing like I expected: it was […]
Have you heard of this Marvel thing? It’s this little indie studio making movies and guess what? They have been killing it. The 14th Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Doctor Strange sustains this momentum, introducing us to the mystical side of the MCU and a cool new hero. Superhero origins are […]
Luke Cage — the third collaboration between Marvel and Netflix — was released on September 30.
Just as OP Director Junine Castin predicted, the Rocky Horror Picture Show Sunday night was a “fun, raunchy, weird affair” — emphasis on raunchy. Osprey Productions presented Rocky Horror Picture Show on Sept. 25, in the Lazzara Performance Hall at UNF, which was open to not only UNF students, but […]
“Blair Witch” goes back to its roots without feeling redundant, and creates fresh scares for a new generation of viewers.
Emma Roberts and Dave Franco (James Franco’s equally fit and nearly identical younger brother) become the center of the next gen’s universe when a popular game leads them to take on extreme challenges together. Roberts plays Venus “Vee” Delmonico, an introverted high school senior and aspiring photographer who wants […]
This is the worst X-Men film ever made, and I say this with full knowledge of X-Men III and X-Men: Origins.
Audiences have gone bonkers for this sequel to “Alice in Wonderland” as Alice and her cast of eccentric friends return to the big screen.
I’ve had enough of people saying: “DiCaprio went ALL OUT man.” Just give it to him.
Christian Bale’s good and bad from his acting career.
Hail, Caesar has more of a whimsical fare on par with The Ladykillers or The Player, with a glamor of Hollywood’s darker side and its McCarthy-era ideological struggles.
To appreciate an Alejandro Inarritu film is part of a balancing act. On one side of the scale, there’s a gripping humanity and an existential filmmaking. On the other, Inarritu’s films seem obnoxious and pretentious.