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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Ex Machina (2015) – Alex Garland

WARNING: The following pseudo-review consists of almost equal parts review of the film and discussion of some of the film’s key themes/ideas. The fact that I felt compelled to write so much beyond the scope of a typical review should suggest that Ex Machina is pretty sick.  I’m kind of a sucker for movies about […]

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