Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 90: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Maleficent, and Edge of Tomorrow

ep-90-6n906 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

X-days-of-futureX-Men: Days of Future Past. If you’ve been looking forward to seeing the Sentinels on the big screen—you might have to keep on looking.  Like every other X-Men movie, this one devolves into a predictable showdown with Magneto.

Maleficent. Forget about fantasy violence and frightening images, why doesn’t the MPAA warn audiences about gratuitous pixie action?

Edge of Tomorrow.  In his latest sci-fi epic, Tom Crusie has the ability to reset time, but since audiences seem to assume this film is Oblivion 2, it’s unlikely Edge of Tomorrow will be a career reset for Cruise.

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 74: R.I.P.D., RED 2, and The Wolverine

6 ‘N 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.

R.I.P.D.  Maybe the ad campaign for this film should have been a variation on the old Certs commercial.  “It’s a ripoff of Men in Black.”  “No, it’s a ripoff of Ghostbusters.”  “No, it’s two, two, two ripoffs in one!”

RED 2.  What if they had a Cold War and nobody came–except septuagenarians.  You’d have Red 2, or as some Misfits refer to it, codger-palooza.

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