Free Willy (Escape from Pirate’s Cove): Brief Review

Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s Cove, directed by Will Geiger (2010), is a film about a girl, a young orca that gets stuck in a shallow pool after a storm, and the girl trying to free the orca from her grandfathers “theme park” called Pirate’s Cove. It’s a cheap reimagining of the original Free Willy. Far lessContinue reading “Free Willy (Escape from Pirate’s Cove): Brief Review”

Free Willy 3: Brief Review

Free Willy 3: The Rescue, directed by Sam Pillsbury (1997), is a film that continues on with Jesse, his relationship with Willy, and how he saves Willy once again. This go around Jesse is saving Willy and his pod from whale poachers with the help of the captain of the poacher’s boat, Botany Bay, son, Max. TheContinue reading “Free Willy 3: Brief Review”

Wendy (2020): Brief Review

Wendy, directed by Benh Zeitlin (2020), is another retelling of the Peter Pan story in a somewhat modern Southern origin and a more basic Caribbean Neverland. The mechanics are simple and easy to follow for the most part. It’s an imaginative take on the story that keeps you on your toes. It feels more tangible. I couldContinue reading “Wendy (2020): Brief Review”

Free Willy 2: Brief Review

Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, directed by Dwight H. Little (1995), is a film that continues on from the first installment, Free Willy, and the young man is a little older, has gained closure about his mother, found a brother he didn’t know he had, and saves Willy once again. They find Willy in wild whichContinue reading “Free Willy 2: Brief Review”

Free Willy: Brief Review

Free Willy, directed by Simon Wincer (1993), is a film about a young misguided boy who befriends an orca by the name of Willy. The story is a little more dirty and a lot less wholesome than I remember. The acting was good enough. I can’t say if the Native American portions are disrespectful or not butContinue reading “Free Willy: Brief Review”

The Three Musketeers (2011): Brief Review

The Three Musketeers, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson (2011), is another film about the Three Musketeers. It’s one of those films that is redone every few years or so by major film studios, a lot smaller ones, and everyone in between. It’s based on the classic novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas. It’s beenContinue reading “The Three Musketeers (2011): Brief Review”

MegaFault: Brief Review

MegaFault, directed by David Michael Latt (2009), is a film about a super earthquake, the aftermath of the quakes, and the woman tasked with overseeing the minimizing the damage. The sacrifice of other characters while the main character and her family constantly escape danger with no consequences betrays the integrity of the direness of the situation. TheContinue reading “MegaFault: Brief Review”

Black Gold: Brief Review

Black Gold, or otherwise known as Day of the Falcon, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud (2011), is a film about two warring leaders, a Sultan and Emir, and their dispute about land then oil. It is a story about how Americans first caused disruptions over oil from an Arab perspective told by European writers and director. So,Continue reading “Black Gold: Brief Review”