‘Isle of Dogs’ Film Review

Grade: B-

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Whether you love or hate him, there is no denying that Wes Anderson is one of the most unusual, and artistic directors working on the Indie scene. From 1996’s ‘Bottle Rocket’ to 2014’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, Anderson has brought a quirky sense of charm to each and every one of his films. One could argue that he relies mainly on style over substance. ‘Isle of Dogs’ is definitely an admiration of animation (and possibly more detailed and less stoic than his first animated feature, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’), yet story-wise, it takes some time to immerse yourself in such beauty.

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‘Power Rangers’ Film Review

Grade: F

Power Rangers Movie Poster

‘Power Rangers’ featuring the rainbow cavalcade of teenagers in super suits was a huge deal when the show was on television stations in the 90’s. The 90’s was a decade when kids could just watch their favorite shows with snack packs and cereal when they gathered around their televisions every Saturday morning. I grew up with the ‘Power Rangers’ and still have the original ‘Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers’ movie in my collection. (Although it is kept in storage for now.) Memories of my childhood have been brought back in the form of a reboot film catered to those who grew up with these karate-chopping teenagers. The original show (as cheesy as it was) was actually better.

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