Wednesday, August 31, 2016


Kubo and the Two Strings [PG]
Animation, Adventure, Family
August 19, 2016 - Laika Entertainment
Directed by Travis Knight

Grade A
Up-graded from B

+1: Stop-motion animation.

+1: Characters including Beetle (voiced by Matthew McConaughey).

par: Story.

par: Music.

+1: Fighting a giant skeleton, witches and a moon worm.

Behind the scenes footage in credits.

Art by Bryan Mon

Monday, August 15, 2016

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad [PG-13]
DC Extended Universe (DCEU), part 3
Action, Adventure, Comedy
August 5, 2016 - Warner Bros.
Directed by David Ayers

Grade C+
Up-graded from C.

+1: Character introductions in music video flashbacks.

par: The Joker (Jared Leto) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie).

+1: Amanda Waller (Viola Davis).

-1: Story line in second half including the climactic battle with the big baddie.

par: Installment in the DCEU franchise.

Man of Steel (2013): C-

Art by Bryan Mon