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Money movies

Money movies

Grading the summer’s box office hitsBy Austin Linder | Echo This summer on the silver screen, Tom Cruise saved the world for the 86th time while California broke in half for the first. While over 50 films hit theatres between May and August, only a few were able to rack […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A super-satisfying ‘Captain America’

A super-satisfying ‘Captain America’

“This isn’t freedom. This is fear.” These are the words of a worried Captain America in “The Winter Soldier.” A man out of time, Cap doesn’t quite know how to handle America’s growing emphasis on security over freedom. It’s a concern shared by many in today’s world, and it’s what helps make this superhero sequel stand out from the crowd. Along with above-average acting, a tight plot and some superb action sequences, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is another winner from Marvel Studios.

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
‘Divergent’ film: better than the book

‘Divergent’ film: better than the book

Watching the movie adaptation of a book can be nerve-wracking for fans, but “Divergent” surpasses expectations.

by · April 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Arts & Entertainment
‘Noah’ bobs around but ultimately floats

‘Noah’ bobs around but ultimately floats

Forget Noah building an “arky-arky.” This Noah is mad, mad, mad at those who disobeyed God, and he shows it. While definitely taking liberties with the story, the new film “Noah” always points back to God in its deviations. It’s a visually astounding, well-acted and thought-provoking piece of cinema that reinvents the biblical epic. And it definitely has people’s attention.

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment