Review: “Missing Link”

3.5 out of 5 stars. In a film world dominated by studios making 3D animated movies, the stop motion animation studio Laika has always stood out.  And not just in their methods of animation, but also the content they produce: their feature films have ranged from creepy and gothic tales (“Coraline” and “ParaNorman”) to rich […]

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Review: “Logan”

4.5 out of 5 stars. Eight years ago, leaving the theater after watching the terrible, clichéd, first stand-alone Wolverine movie, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” I never would have thought the franchise would be here now.  And yet, here we are.  “Logan” is the third Wolverine standalone (following a middling 2013 effort simply titled “The Wolverine”) and […]

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