‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ Strays From Literary Beginnings

Originally published in The Oswegonian October 2015 If you are the type of person who likes to dissect the differences between books and the movies based on them, be prepared to be disappointed by “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.” The reason for this is, aside from the title, characters, the basic concept and a few … Continue reading ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ Strays From Literary Beginnings

Five Finger Death Punch Keeps On Swingin’

Originally published in The Oswegonian September 2015 The new record “Got Your Six” from Five Finger Death Punch picks right up from where they left off with their last release, the double album ”The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell,” in 2013. In the military, “got your six” means “I’ve got … Continue reading Five Finger Death Punch Keeps On Swingin’

‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Fails To Kill Opening Weekend

Originally published in The Oswegonian September 2015 Take every action movie cliché you can think of: the damsel in distress, the seemingly unstoppable bad guy, the unflinching anti-hero and the head of the evil corporation, bent on getting his way no matter what the cost. Now, add random fights, gunfire, car chase scenes, as well … Continue reading ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Fails To Kill Opening Weekend