Back in 1994 I came across this underrated gem of a movie starring Kevin Spacey. I didn’t know much about Kevin Spacey except for his role in The Ref with his brilliant brutal, and honest performance I thought what a perfect role for him to play a boss from hell. You may remember him as the evil boss from Horrible Bosses but you haven’t seen evil till you have seen him antagonize his new assistant in the movie Swimming With Sharks. Hysterical movie along with some thrilling suspense mixed in makes this movie worth the watch and for anyone who has ever worked for someone who was just a jerk, this movie is for you.
The long-awaited sequel to Marvel’s other dysfunctional family is back for Vol. 2 after a three year break. Star-lord, Gamora, and the rest of the gang are back to save the galaxy once again without many noticing this time around solidifying their superhero status and learning more about each other and themselves to be a better team.
The biggest story comes from Star-lord as he learns the identity of his long lost Father who has been closer than anyone thought. Through his discovery Star-Lord learns more about himself and his origin that will change him forever. Meanwhile, during a botched deal with the alien race The Sovereign, they are also on the run to stay alive from the vengeful leader Ayesha.
The Circle is the latest adaptation from book to screen to be released over the weekend. From the trailer, this looked like a “Black Mirror” episode ready to happen where technology takes center stage and sneaks in from the backdoor takes over our lives without even realizing it.
When I see that a movie is based on a bestseller or a novel with a lot of buzz, I expect the story is innovative or at least different from the millions of stories that can be adapted. I admit that I was intrigued and curious to see how they were going to pull the story of a pseudo Google HQ called The Circle breaking out their new technology of marble size cameras all over the world for instant real time views to make sure that everyone, especially government officials, are transparent and not hiding everything to make sure that the American people are aware of their countries leaders.
To the fans of Harry Potter movies who thought they would never see another movie from this magical world, will jump for joy to know that J.K. Rowling is far from over and to prepare ourselves for another set of movies. Over the weekend, the first of I am sure many to come was released. I am a Harry Potter Fan. I discovered I would be a member of the Hufflepuff house in Hogwarts school of Wizardry. The kind of fan that have seen the movies but not read the books. So this review is based on the perspective of such a fan.