Courtney Carlisle

12 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Followers | @Raph17 | Keep up with Courtney Carlisle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Courtney Carlisle”

Iron Man 3

This may sound like heresy, but I’m getting Robert Downey’ed-out – at least as Iron Man and his alter ego, Tony Stark. The loose-cannon vibe that …

World War Z

Tension, not gore, fuels this zowie zombie apocalypse. <i>The Walking Dead</i> crowd may be bummed by the relative scarcity of rotting flesh and leaking …

Pacific Rim

The <i>Pacific Rim</i> trailer gave me nightmares. For all the wrong reasons. Seeing machines bumping fenders made me think the great Mexican filmmaker …

The Wolverine

It could have been worse. Exhibit A: the crapfest that was 2009’s <i>X-Men Origins: Wolverine</i>. But Hugh Jackman, in his sixth time up as Wolverine, still …

Prisoners

There are moments when <i>Prisoners</i> feels like the <i>Zero Dark Thirty</i> of child-kidnapping thrillers. Here’s the deal: Hugh Jackman gives a powerhouse …

Frozen

In a year of weak animated features, <i>Frozen</i> – loosely based on "The Snow Queen" – takes the lead by default. There's not much flair in the story of …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The first <i>Hobbit</i> was quite a success at the box office ($1 billion worldwide). But if we’re being honest, we’d admit it was a little boring and a lot …

'Dolphin Tale 2': Clearwater rescue spawns new movie star

The 2011 movie <i>Dolph</i><i>in Tale</i> touched many people with the true, inspirational story of Winter, a bottlenose dolphin who miraculously survived after losing her entire tail when it got entangled in a crab trap. Film crews have returned to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) where Winter was …