Wind River Quick Review

Wind River, which is still a good movie needs more polishing to be a great movie. One thing is for sure, Taylor Sheridan is the real deal and has quickly become one of the best screening writers in Hollywood.

Advertisements

Annabelle: Creation Quick Review

Fans of The Conjuring will see many Easter Eggs in the film that ties much of the series together and brings us back to square one. Annabelle: Creation is a very entertaining horror film and if you can overlook a lot of plot induced stupidity, there is a great time to have here.

The Dark Tower Review

The Dark Tower suffers from not having enough time to tell the story that was needed. Missed opportunity is what you will hear repeated by critics and fans and they are correct. However, don’t let the RT score fool you, the film isn’t as bad as advertised, but it is a disappointment for those who have been waiting years to see this story told on the big screen.

Atomic Blonde Review

Now I’ve heard many people complain about this film based on the fact they cannot buy a 130-pound woman beating up men 3x her size, while I do agree to a degree, I’ll leave the science of this film to people like Steven Crowder.

Dunkirk Review

Christopher Nolan makes up for a bloated disappointing Interstellar, with a film that excels in cinematography, sound, story, acting, and relevance. Dunkirk is easily one of the best films of the years and it didn’t take 2 hours and 50 minutes to do that…take notes.

War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes established an emotional grounding between Caesar and Koba given their two very different experiences with humans. Without that element, War for the Planet of the Apes wouldn’t have much to work with. As the film it is a technical achievement but as far as storytelling it’s a bore.

Wish Upon Quick Review

Wish Upon, is a poorly constructed horror film that doesn’t nearly go as far as it should with a PG-13 rating, but the film is so unintentionally funny, that it still makes for an entertaining film as long as you give up on the premise about 20 minutes in.

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

DO NOT stay for any post credit scenes as it will be a waste of your time and they will literally mock you for it. There is not a cool preview for a future film at the end, but for 2 Hours and 13 minutes you will find Spider-Man: Homecoming to be a highly entertaining popcorn flick and given the last 10 years of the Spiderman movies, that’s all you can ask.

The Beguiled (2017) Quick Review

This is a great commercial for the 1971 film for those who haven’t seen it and if you have seen it, then you have pretty much already watched this film down to the scene with the pet turtle. If you are a fan of Southern Gothic, I definitely recommend this one to you. The Beguiled is worth a watch, especially for guys because playing with repressed sexuality will 9/10 burn you in the end.

Reset (Ni Shi Ying Jiu) Quick Review

The movie is silly at times, but it isn’t that bad, they competently tell the story of a woman who will defy the laws of space and time to save her son. Yang Mi really sells the role of a desperate mother teetering on the edge of sanity as the film progresses. Reset is a decent Sci-fi B-Movie but doesn’t reach any higher heights than that.

The House Review

I went into this film with lower expectations than the American Health Care Act and got results worse than Affordable Care Act. Sometimes you have to save the establishment from themselves and it’s clear that the establishment comedians are completely out of touch with what Americans and beyond find funny and enjoying.

Baby Driver Review

I felt like the movie had the potential to be so much better, but it wasn’t which is disappointing given the hype surrounding this movie. As it stands, Baby Driver is entertaining and full of spirit, even if it’s on the mid-tier of Wright’s great collection.

47 Meters Down Quick Review

47 Meters Down is a bigger nothingburger than Rachel Maddow’s Trump tax scoop. I left the theater feeling nothing for this movie and I feel even less writing this review. If you want a better Shark thriller, watch last years The Shallows, it’s better in every aspect.

The Mummy (2017) Review

Hollywood is wondering why no one is going to the movie theater now and tickets sales are way down. This film answers that question because the only things they can seem to do now is Remake, Reboot, Sequel, complain about the President, and rip-off the idea of a Cinematic Universe nobody asked for in the first place. The Mummy is a bitter disappointment on so many levels.

Wonder Woman Review

This is a damn fine movie, all the Reddit talk is just people projecting their own views into the film, it isn’t Feminist Propaganda and it’s not a film to be concerned about what image it gives to little girls. If you grew up reading comics while patiently waiting to see Wonder Woman on the big screen for years, this film is the heroism movie you have waited for.

Baywatch Review

There is no way around it, Baywatch is amiss on almost every level. Rock’s likable charm can’t save this film and honestly, he’s much better in action films than trying to save BS comedies like this. Zac Efron has his name attached to another stinker, and I’m not sure any of the women actually won being in his film, except Kelly Rohrbach on the basis you actually know who she is now. Baywatch is a sad cash grab that makes sad cash grabs look bad.

Alien: Covenant Review

The effects are great, the gore is well done, and those goddamn face huggers are still suckering people in long after they should know better. Alien: Covenant is a well-shot thriller for a franchise that is waiting for Young CGI Ripley to conclude Riley Scott’s work.

The Wall Quick Review

If you are looking for a storybook ending, you won’t get it here. Just like real war, there are no good/bad endings, it’s only survival vs death. The Wall is an intimate cinematic thriller that despite its small-scale is one of the best films so far this year.

Snatched Quick Review

As if I need to be any blunter, I think comedy and Amy Schumer needs to take a break, go on a vacation with Seth Rogen and forget to come back, maybe then we can get fewer movies like this and go back to making people laugh.