Category Archives: science fiction

Alien: Covenant

Released 05/19/2017                              Rated: R More often than not I’ll walk into a theater just praying the movie doesn’t suck, but not actually holding my breath for a great film. I’m going to be honest: didn’t have high hopes for this movie. … Continue reading

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Morgan

Released 09/02/2016                              Rated: R Hollywood really needs to stop being misleading with its advertising. I understand that some Thrillers have just enough in them to mark them under the Horror category, but when in actuality it turns out to be … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters (2016)

Released 07/15/2016                              Rated: PG-13 At first I was worried that it was just going to be a remake of the original. Nope, not a rehash. Then I was worried that it was going to be over-the-top, resulting in a film … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Released 12/18/2015                           Rated: PG-13 This movie wasn’t even halfway through the first time we saw it in theaters, and I leaned over to my husband and went “This is amazing. We are totally reserving this at MovieStop.” (We don’t usually … Continue reading

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Mockingjay

Part 1 Released 11/21/2014                              Rated: PG-13 There are a few disadvantages of dividing a single book/story into a two-parter. The first is that Part 1 is pretty much nothing but a build-up to Part 2. Not much happens action-wise, which … Continue reading

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The Scorch Trials

Released 09/18/2015                             Rated: PG-13 First of all, if you’ve read the book, this movie is nothing like it. I didn’t read the book until after I saw the film, and while the book counterpart contains more of a definite mystery, … Continue reading

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Never Let Me Go

Released 10/15/2010                              Rated: R Every once in a while I’ll see a trailer, and never hear of the movie again. I’ll be lucky if the name of the movie makes it onto my list of movies that I want to … Continue reading

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