Tag Archives: invasion

4.5 yaps

The Purge

A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon. Continue reading

4 yaps


“Oblivion” makes some ill-advised narrative decisions and largely wastes Tom Cruise, but a curious combination of analog patience and digital prowess saves it. Continue reading

3 yaps

Red Dawn

Fast-moving & technically astute, this update of America under siege trades less on U.S. anxiety than bankability its stars acquired as the film sat on shelves. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Attack the Block

The summer ended just a bit too soon because this is one of the best of the season. Continue reading

1.5 yaps


Plenty of bombs burst in air during the TV star-spangled bummer that is “Skyline,” an uninspired, unoriginal alien-invasion tale. Continue reading

4 yaps


A cavalcade of carnage for those who thought “Braveheart” was too tame. Continue reading