Lion: A Tale of Two Movies

Sometimes, being based on a true story can really hold a film’s potential back. As a necessity to the story itself, filmmakers are forced to maintain certain elements to tell the true-to-life narrative, and when it works out to a great cinematic experience, it’s amazing. When it doesn’t, it’s somewhat sad and a huge waste […]

xXx 3: The Return of the Paper-Thin Characters

‚ÄčIt is rather telling of the quality and anticipation of a film that gives away free screening passes but still has six people in attendance on opening day; thus was the story of xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage, the latest entry in the loud and senseless xXx franchise that sees the return of […]