First Take on Power Rangers, Goon and CHIPS

CHIPS 5/10 Another in a long list of remakes and reimaginings comes Dax Shephard’s CHIPS; and like most remakes it falls short of the mark. The two main characters, played by Michael Pena and Dax Shephard don’t give us the old charm of Estrada and Wilcox on any level. While it seems the two likely...

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Kong Skull Island fails to deliver

Kong Skull Island 4/10 I went into this movie with the highest of hopes. The all-star cast, the creature effects along with the superb writing team gave us the perfect elements for a blockbuster film that would hopefully spawn a franchise. The writing was abysmal. There were too many characters with hints of back story...

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First time for First Take

Editor’s Note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome a new blogger, Chris MacPherson, who is our movie reviewer. Logan 8.5/10 While from the same universe as the family friendly X-Men films, Logan sets a grisly tone from the start. This rated R movie is Hugh Jackman’s swansong with the Wolverine character that he’s owned since...

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