Terminator Genisys (2015) – Alan Taylor

I have a very strong, personal connection to the Terminator franchise. When I first saw The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (arguably my favorite action movie ever), I remember being in awe of not just the smart and exciting action scenes/set pieces, but also the disturbing, time-bending scenario at the root of the story. […]

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Spy (2015) – Paul Feig

Melissa McCarthy was my least favorite part of Bridesmaids, a movie I otherwise really enjoyed. Having that negative impression in mind, coupled with the fact that the only other movie I associate her with is the universally panned Identity Thief (which I have not seen and have zero interest in ever seeing), I had immediately […]

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Tomorrowland (2015) – Brad Bird

Brad Bird has an excellent (if limited) track record as a director, bringing the world The Iron Giant, The Incredibles (my favorite Pixar film), Ratatouille and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Those movies are plenty enough reason to have been excited about Tomorrowland but, unfortunately, it doesn’t really come close to living up to the […]

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