American Sniper

American Sniper:  Bradley Cooper plays a badass and is actually believable.

If you are into war films at all, you need to stop what you are doing right now and watch this film by whatever means necessary. RIGHT. NOW. I say this now, but will explain towards the end, this is a very important and very relevant film. It should be talked about and discussed by our society that may seem apathetic and oblivious to a war that was not that far away in time. While there may be several controversial aspects about the real life Chris Kyle, the film takes a look at a man after all the bullets fly pass and the cliches run their course. It is a troubling look at a man, after all the bravado is stripped away, that struggles to deal with his acceptance of (and by) a world that may not be ready to understand.

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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell:  Plug my brain into a ScarJo bot, please.

For fans of Ghost in the Shell, it would be best if you just kept walking. You are not going to like this. It’s not that it’s a bad film, it’s just that it keeps enough of the plot from the source material that have the name of the franchise, but not much else. For everyone else that just wants to see Scarlet Johansson wearing skin tight outfits shooting robot’s faces of in a cyberpunk future, here you go.

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John Wick Chapter 2

John Wick Chapter 2:  Kinda like wanting 5 Guys but getting Carl’s Jr. instead.

Now just fucking hold on for a second. They didn’t forget your fries, you got your straws, and there’s plenty of napkins. Your order came out right and there’s half a fist of ketchup packets next to your grease potatoes. Everything is fine. Carl’s Jr. is fine. You are going to have a good meal. It’s easy to sulk that YOUR WIFE COULDN’T DRIVE 10 MORE FUCKING MINUTES FOR A CAJUN STYLE FRY HOLOCAUST IN YOUR BAG BECAUSE SHE WAS TIRED, but hey, you are still coming out of this a winner.

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