Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is a reboot of the popular comic book of the same name.  The film is directed Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michel Bay.  The film’s plot retains the origin story of the turtles.  This origin involves the turtles gaining their size and strength due to a chemical they interacted with.  April O’Neil (Megan Fox) takes on the role of nosy yet intrepid reporter in this reboot and is a friend to the turtles. Continue reading

The Expendables 3

expendables_three_ver18_xlgThe Expendables 3 is the third and hopefully final outing in the Sylvester Stallone written retired action stars trilogy.  Stallone’s Barney and a group of the Expendables are working to stop a man named Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) from causing chaos in some foreign country.  As it turns out, Barney knows Stonebanks because he was the other co-founder of the group.  Stonebanks now spends his time being an evil mercenary in some foreign country.  Barney was tasked by the FBI to bring in Stonebanks alive so they can charge him for a number of diverse war crimes. Continue reading

Snowpiercer

snowpiercer_ver27Bong Jun-Ho who directed the film Mother directs his first American feature Snowpiercer which stars Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer, Allison Pill and Ed Harris.  The plot concerns the idea that the world tried to stop global warming and it froze the earth.  Because of that incident the remaining survivors board an industrial designer’s high speed train that is built to support human life for decades.  The train is broken down into a social class structure.  The poorest people are in the back of the train while the rich lead leisurely lives in the front of the train.  Essentially the lead character Curtis, played by Chris Evans stages a break out to get the passengers who have lived in the back up to the front. Continue reading