The Power Rangers

Power Ranger MP

 

The Power Ranger was epic. Do you know why they decided to open they movie on March 24, 2017? It’s an epic date to remember? Do you remember five teenagers being locked up doing detention, instead of the library they were in the basement of the school?

Do you remember the Breakfast Club? The plot line was March 24, 1984, but the movie released was in February 1985, they are both similar.

Anyway, this was the rebirth and reboot of the Power Ranger, the first group of the Power Rangers were stripped of their power and they gone missing.

The team consists of Jason Scott (Dacre Montgomery), the future Red Ranger, a juvenile delinquent with a barely disguised noble streak. Kimberly Hart (Naomi Scott), aka Pink Ranger, a depressive who’s in detention for texting an embarrassing private photo of a classmate and she punched a guy. Billy Cranston (RJ Cyler), aka Blue Ranger, who’s got a spectrum disorder in this version and a black nerd. Becky G as Trini, the Yellow Ranger plays a gay character, but doesn’t express it, but forced to pee in the cup when she told her family that she was abducted by aliens and they gave her superpowers. And Ludi Lin as Zack, the Black Ranger, who is Asian, which is great.

The teens were trained by Zordon (Bryan Cranston), and the robot assistant (Bill Hader as Alpha 5) and the iconic laughter was seen and heard.

Zordon wants them to defend the Earth against his nemesis, Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks) and she was a former Power Ranger herself too. Rita has a gigantic golden warrior called Golda!- That’s not good.

There’s a plot about the Rangers trying to protect a crystal hidden inside a Krispy Kreme donut shop – so if they get hungry, they would eat the donuts and find the crystal in the sprinkles of the donut. A weird place to hide a crystal in a donut shop!

There was a great battle scene between the power rangers and Golda, and it was that close when they fell in the pit and morphed into a gigantic power ranger and the epic battle scene!

Remember this movie is PG-13 due to violence and language in the movie, it is not the PG version of the TV show. It is entirely different and dark. You are watching way too much of Riverdale on the CW, by the way, it is a great show, you should watch it. I like it this way. So parents, even though you grew up watching the TV series and your children are watching it, make sure you have insurance for the house. We don’t want children to imitated violence in the home. Let your kids take karate lesson at the Y.

Go see it !!

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Mockingjay 2 the cast

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress. Her first major role was as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–09). She starred in the independent drama Winter’s Bone (2010) while her first commercial success was the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011).

Lawrence gained international fame for playing heroine Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series (2012–15), which established her as the highest-grossing action heroine as of 2015. She starred in David O. Russell’s romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook (2012), for which she won a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the second-youngest Best Actress Oscar winner. For her supporting role in Russell’s comedy-drama American Hustle (2013), she won a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. And Joy which is released in December 2015.

Brooke_bundy

Brooke Bundy portrayed Octavia in The Hunger Games film and also appeared in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She has signed on for the last two movies in the series as well, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. She was also in the film Into the Woods.

josh-hutcherson

Joshua Hutcherson is an American actor. A native of Kentucky, Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and television roles before landing his first major role in 2002 in the pilot episode of House Blend. His first film role was in Miracle Dogs (2003) on Animal Planet, followed by a motion-capture performance in The Polar Express (2004) and a voice-acting role in Howl’s Moving Castle (2005).

Hutcherson’s other early notable film appearances were in Little Manhattan, Zathura (both 2005), RV (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), and The Kids Are All Right (2010). In 2011, he landed the leading role of Peeta Mellark in the box office record-setting film series The Hunger Games, released annually from 2012 to 2015, for which he won ten minor awards out of twelve nominations. During the same period he also played a lead role in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) and a voice role in the animated film Epic (2013).

Liam_Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He played the role of Josh Taylor in the soap opera Neighbors and as Marcus on the children’s television series The Elephant Princess. In 2010, he starred in the American film The Last Song and in 2012, he starred as Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games film series, based on an adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel series. Hemsworth’s older brothers, Luke and Chris, are also actors. And Gross.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04:  Elizabeth Banks attends the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 04: Elizabeth Banks attends the “China: Through The Looking Glass” Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Elizabeth Banks is an American actress, producer, and director. Banks made her film debut in the low-budget independent film Surrender Dorothy (1998), and is known for her roles in such films as Wet Hot American Summer, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy (2002–07), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008), Role Models (2008), The Next Three Days (2010), Pitch Perfect (2012), The Lego Movie (2014), and The Hunger Games films (2012–15). In 2015, she portrayed Melinda Ledbetter, the girlfriend and later wife of the Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, in Bill Pohlad’s film Love & Mercy and made her directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2, whose May 15–17 $69M opening weekend gross set a record for a first-time director.

Donald Suterland

Donald Sutherland, is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years Sutherland is known for playing a diverse range of characters, both leading and supporting, in films such as The Dirty Dozen (1967), M*A*S*H (1970), Kelly’s Heroes (1970), Klute (1971), Don’t Look Now (1973), S*P*Y*S (1974), Fellini’s Casanova (1976), 1900 (1976), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Animal House (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Ordinary People (1980), Eye of the Needle (1981), Max Dugan Returns (1983), A Dry White Season (1989), JFK (1991), A Time to Kill (1996), Panic (2000), The Italian Job (2003), Cold Mountain (2003), Pride & Prejudice (2005), and The Hunger Games film franchise (2012–2015). He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.

Julianne_Moore

Julianne Moore received considerable recognition in the late 1990s and early 2000s, earning Oscar nominations for Boogie Nights (1997), The End of the Affair (1999), Far from Heaven (2002) and The Hours (2002); in the first of these she played a 1970s pornography actress, while the other three featured her as an unhappy, mid-20th century housewife. She also had success with the films The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), Hannibal (2001), Children of Men (2006), A Single Man (2009) and The Kids Are All Right (2010), and won several awards for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the television film Game Change (2012). The year 2014 was key for Moore, as she gave an Oscar-winning performance as an Alzheimer’s patient in Still Alice, was named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for Maps to the Stars, and appeared in the lucrative Hunger Games series.

Philip_Seymour_Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman

He was notably in Boogie Nights (1997), Happiness (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999). He began to occasionally play leading roles, and for his portrayal of the author Truman Capote in Capote (2005), won multiple accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actor. Mission: Impossible III (2006), and, in one of his final roles, as Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games series (2013–15). (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014)

Stanley_Tucci

Stanley Tucci is an American actor, writer, film producer and film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Lovely Bones (2009), and won an Emmy Award for his performance in Winchell. He also was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children, for The One and Only Shrek!

willow-shields

Willow Shields is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series, Dancing with The Stars, and R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.

Woody Harrelson his breakout role came in 1985, joining the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd, for which he earned five Emmy Award nominations (one win). Films included Billy Hoyle in White Men Can’t Jump, one-handed bowler Roy Munson in Kingpin, Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games film series, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt, and country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion.

For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively. In 2014, he starred as Detective Martin Hart in the HBO crime drama True Detective with Matthew McConaughey, which earned him and McConaughey nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

jena-malone

Jenna Malone is an American actress and musician. She made her movie debut with the film Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) and has appeared in films including Ellen Foster (1997), Contact (1997), Stepmom (1998), Donnie Darko (2001), Saved! (2004), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Into the Wild (2007), The Ruins (2008), Sucker Punch (2011) and The Hunger Games film series (2013–15). Malone is also an experimental musician who has released music both under her own name and as The Shoe. Her next film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, is scheduled to be released in 2016.

natalie Dormer

Natalie Dormer is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007–10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012–present), Irene Adler and Jamie Moriarty on the CBS series Elementary (2013–15), and as Cressida in the science-fiction adventure films The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) and Part 2 (2015). She has been nominated for Best Performance at the Gemini Awards for her work in The Tudors. She has also been nominated for a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for her performance in Game of Thrones.

Mocking Jay 2

Mocking Jay MP

Okay, what just happened. Coin and Primrose! Who cares about Coin not my Primrose. Nooo! Move it kitty cat!

From the last Mockingjay part 1 we see Peeta Mellark being strapped to a bed, he was brain washed by the Capitol and wanted to kill Katniss Everdeen. To break the spell Katniss kissed him doing an epic battle scene in a parking garage in which the floor was coming alive!

There were some great epic battle scenes. There were mole creatures in the sewers it attacking the crew. Another epic battle scene, when they were trapped inside around a building because of the black blob of glob was chasing them across the field, it ate one of the members, and they ran inside some kind of store. And I really wanted a hologram TV, it look so cool. That would be impossible. Some of the locations were shot in abandons buildings in Atlanta, GA.

Katniss killed Coin, because she did not wanted to be control by her. For Snow, she wanted to kill him for destruction and chaos, and killing her sister in air raid of trick bombs near the capitol. She let people of Capitol killing Snow while he was strapped to a pillar.

Philip Seymour Hoffman had some few lines and made his final appearances in the movie when he died over a year ago.

There were some few funny moments in it, but it was dramatic in a way. Maybe the audience did not read the books and seem to be funny in way – teenagers! Read the book!

The books of the Hunger Games series are one of the best and the best adaptations to the screen. Peter Craig and Danny Strong wrote the screenplay for Mockingjay 1 & 2 from the Suzanne Collins books. They capture the essence of the Mockingjay 1 & 2. Danny was best known from Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996 – 2003) as an actor and guest actor in many TV shows. He is best known as a screenwriter, without him they will be no Mockingjay 1 & 2. He has have written a good screenplays and it should be nominate either for a Golden Globes or an Oscar for his work. He wrote for Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013) Game Change (2012), The Rooster (2010), and Recount (2008).

 

Overall, the movie was fantastic to watch and the final conclusion of Mockingjay franchise. Will there be another movie? They can called it – blue jay? But you have to see it, Jennifer Aniston was terrific, I meant Jennifer Lawrence. Will she get another Oscar for this performance or for Joy coming out in December?

The only humor was Donald Sutherland in the gallows variety and his levity into his role as the big bad.

Remember the movie is two hours and seventeen minutes long. Go to the restroom early, don’t drink caffeinated soda it may trigger your bladder. And don’t miss a minute of the action.

It almost got an “R” rated for intense bloody battle scenes but it was cut down for PG-13.