Godzilla vs. Kong

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill –  It has been a minute! Our last published review was Sonic the Hedgehog in the April 2020 edition of Fort Bend Focus. Now a year later, we are at the fringe of normalcy, or at the very least, a return to more things we remember fondly, like the...

Sonic the Hedgehog

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – Movies based on video games have a long and illustrious history. Not one to be proud of, however. Most of the films take a one-dimensional character, place them in a three-dimensional world and handicap the potential with a one-dimensional script. It is...

Christopher Robin

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – Nostalgia can be a dangerous thing. It can cloud our thoughts and cause us to make poor decisions as we glorify things in our past, not seeing them for what they really were. Emotions can be powerful. Hollywood has often used nostalgia to sway wallets....

Incredibles 2

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – The year 2004 was a fascinating year. Other than it being notable for the birth of my son, Thefacebook – yes, that was the original name –  also launched. The TV show Friends ended its run, the Mars Spirit Rover was hustling around the fourth planet...

Solo: A Star Wars Story

By Christopher Hill – When Disney purchased Lucasfilm from George Lucas, there was immediate excitement about new, capable hands crafting more Star Wars movies. When it was announced that Disney would work off of two separate tracks, the traditional “current” narrative, as well as “historic”...

Tomb Raider

By Christopher Hill – If it’s summer, then you know there has to be at least one movie based on a video game creeping its way onto screens. With Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle having proven that a video-game movie based on a non-existent video game could work, maybe the cycle of mediocre to downright...

Black Panther

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – The story of Black Panther is quite complex. In advance of the films release, there was a lot of buzz about it being a touchstone film—a movie about more than what is on the screen. To do any review justice, Black Panther must be looked at through two...

Blade Runner 2049

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – What does it mean to be human, to have a soul, to be alive? Today, we merely look in a mirror and know that we are, and we do. However, science fiction has a way of evolving into science fact. Technology has always been the lead dog with morality...

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