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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Rogue One is what fans have been looking for

Grade: A- Full disclosure: Before I dive in with the nitty-gritty of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” let it be known that I’m a...

The Nice Guys: Buddy-Cop, hold the clichés

9 Ryan Gosling Whimpers out of 10 A lot of the comedy we’ve seen lately has been rather limited in how it tries to be...

Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

As I walk toward the movie theatre entrance to watch “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” I wonder why this is my first time even...

Captain America: Civil War, More of a good thing

9 Pubescent Spiderman’s out of 10 “Captain America: Civil War” is an excellent translation of one of the most high profile comics of the last...

Movie Review: Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle

    9 out of 10 A fully enjoyable film, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” showcases an extraordinary cast of Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black...

Movie Review: Black Panther

    9 out of 10 February is nationally recognized as Black History Month and on Thursday, Feb. 15, the release of  “Black Panther” manifested a huge...

Movie review – Kubo and The Two Strings: A Stop-Motion Hero’s Journey

9 out of 10 Laika, the animation studio behind “Kubo and the Two Strings” and its predecessors Coraline and Paranorman, is one of the few...

Logan: R-rated Excellence

9 out of 10 Logan is nothing like the other films in the X-Men franchise. Films like “Apocalypse” or “Days of Future Past” are about...

The Hateful Eight: A Murder Mystery – If you like Quentin Tarantino flicks you’ll...

Nine bloody Samuel L. Jacksons out of 10. Like all Tarantino flicks, the plot of The Hateful Eight serves as a vehicle for him to...

Baby Driver: Edgar Wright Does a Heist Flick

9 Mike Myers Masks out of 10 The thing about Edgar Wright is he’s constantly trying to find a way to make a scene more...

La La Land: They don’t make them like this anymore

9 first kiss interruptions out of 10 I want to start by saying I don’t really go for musicals, so you understand that when I...

The Jungle Book: Live-action done right

Eight and A Half Adorable CGI Wolf Cubs Out of Ten “The Jungle Book” was actually a big surprise for me. I went into it...

Finding Dory: Adorable with a side of cute

Eight and a half adorable baby Dory’s out of Ten I was worried “Finding Dory” might be some kind of cash grab on account of...

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Back to its roots

Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios/Columbia Pictures/Pascal Pictures/Sony Pictures 8 out of 10 The big thing that really made Spider-Man stand out back when he first showed...

Logan Lucky: Ocean’s 7-Eleven

8 Tweedle Dees and Tweedle Dums out of 10 “Logan Lucky” is a well-shot, well-acted, small-town heist film that has its fair share of laughs....

Movie Review: Doctor Strange – More of a good thing

8 out of 10 At this point, every time I go to see a Marvel film the question on my mind is whether or not...

Wonder Woman: DC’s first good film

8 Ridiculously Attractive Amazonians out of 10 DC’s recent attempts to transfer its plethora of iconic characters to live action film have at best been...

Movie Review: The Accountant

8 Heavy Sighs out of 10 “The Accountant,” starring Ben Affleck as the titular character, is a great action-thriller even if it’s often mired down...

Free Fire: Bullets and banter

8 out of 10 “Free Fire” follows two groups of people at an arms deal that quickly goes south and becomes one of the longest...

The Magnificent Seven: A classic remake of a classic western

8 high pitched, overly violent bear men out of 10 The setup is a classic western one, bad guy terrorizes townsfolk so a group of...

Life: First contact goes south

8 Creepy Tentacle Monsters out of 10 I went into “Life” hoping for a classic claustrophobic sci-fi horror in the vein of the original “Alien,”...

Movie Review: Deepwater Horizon – Inferno and Anxiety

8 BP protester out of 10 Recent disaster prone films such as “2012” or “San Andreas” have left a bad taste in my mouth. They...

Hardcore Henry: 1st Person Mayhem

Eight Sharlto Copley clones out of 10 “Hardcore Henry” is an experiment as much as it is a film. Plenty of flicks have used the...

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