SciFridays: “The Lazarus Effect” (2015)

Baddie – Convoluted horror plots. Lesson – Pick one thing. ONE. The Lazarus Effect had a lot of promise. A contemporary Frankenstein, or all the Lovecraftian implications of Re-animator. It has a stellar cast with American Horror Story‘s Evan Peters, Community‘s Donald Glover, the ethereal Olivia Wilde, and The Mindy Project‘s Mark Duplass. The methodology was solid.…

X-Men: Days of Second Breakfast

Just last year I saw (and reviewed) The Wolverine, an X-Men spin-off focused on everyone’s favorite as he travels to Japan to learn the way of the samurai and die. At least, that’s what I was hoping for. No, the final product is somewhat disappointing. Looking back at my review of it, though, I’m pretty satisfied with…