The Dispatch

Legos + Batman = “Awesome!”

February 16, 2017 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG USCCB Rating: AII Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) The Lego Batman Movie is impossible to dislike. It is also the best Batman movie since The Dark Knight and the best […]

Film & Music

My Top Ten Movies of 2016

January 2, 2017 Nick Olszyk 0

Let’s be honest. 2016 was not the best year in any category, and cinema was no exception. There were overblown sequels, unnecessary politicking in kid films, tragic deaths of great stars, and Independence Day: Resurgence. […]

Film & Music

The Great Space Escape

December 23, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG-13 USCCB Rating:A-II Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) When the Star Wars anthology series was first announced, most fans – including myself – greeted the news with great enthusiasm. After all, […]

Film & Music

Fantastic beasts—and not much else

November 25, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG-13 USCCB Rating:A-II Reel Rating: (3 out of 5 reels) “What works well as a spice often does not work well as a main course.” — Omar Ebbs  Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

Film & Music

Herzog vs. the Volcano

November 2, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG USCCB Rating: NR Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) “Extinction is the rule; survival is the exception” – Carl Sagan Into the Inferno (which must not be confused with Dan Brown’s dreadful […]

Film & Music

Everyday Heroes: A Review of “Sully”

September 22, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

MPAA Rating: PG USCCB Rating: A-II Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) The story of the Miracle on the Hudson and its protagonist Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger has already entered into pantheon of American legends. […]