If I Directed Edge of Tomorrow

Seldom do I walk into a theatre without knowing much about a movie and then walk out thinking, "Wow that was absolutely brilliant!" I think the reason is often so many movies that are heavily marketed rarely come out as good as the hype. The only thing that lives up…

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If I Directed Maleficent

When I saw the initial promo poster for Maleficent featuring a fully costumed Angelina Jolie, I thought that Disney would have a sure fire hit. It is quite unexpected that the film now sits at a 51% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is decidely mixed. Longtime visual effects designer Robert Stromberg…

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If I Directed X-Men: Days of Future Past

When I heard that there would be a film version of Days of Future Past, I knew it would have to be a very expensive effort in order to pull off the story effectively. Written in 1981, it was the kind of story that could only be told in comic…

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