Nov 262018
 
Movie Review: The Grinch

The Grinch Directed By: Scott Mosier, Yarrow Cheney Starring:  Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams My Rating:  I’m not really sure why there has to be another retelling of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The only thing I found appealing was the voice acting of Benedict Cumberbatch. If I didn’t have a 4-year-old that loves the Grinch I probably wouldn’t have spent the time (or money) to see this movie in the theater. With that said, this is my movie review of The Grinch. I don’t think I need to provide a synopsis of the movie. You should know the story of How The Grinch Stole [… Click to Continue …]

Jun 112013
 
Movie Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

My [rating: 5] Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch Synopsis: As a result of Kirk’s decision to violate the prime directive to save Spock’s life, he is disciplined and demoted (in true James T Kirk fashion). However a vengeful “super soldier” seeks retribution against Star Fleet which throws the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise into a tumult of scandal that brings Star Fleet to the brink of war. Their actions and decisions will test their resolve, their friendships and the lengths they are willing to go for the “needs of the many”. Biggs’ Review: I had to watch the first movie a couple times [… Click to Continue …]

May 292013
 
Biggs On: Sherlock, Sherlock & Sherlock

Though I have never read the books (a fault I intend on rectifying in the very near future), I’m still a fan of the Sherlock Holmes stories and lore. Now that the vampire fad has finally faded, the new media mania seems to be focused on more cerebral entertainment (and about bloody time, too!) There are currently three incarnations of Sherlock Holmes appearing in living rooms which, of course, raises the debate between the purists and the enthusiasts as to which Holmes is better. I’d definitely fall into the latter. Those that are in the dark, the three incarnations are the BBC mini-series called Sherlock [… Click to Continue …]