REVIEWS

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Doesn’t Embrace How Insane It Is

Review: King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Doesn’t Embrace How Insane It Is

Title: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Director: Guy Ritchie Summary: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not. When a movie […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Alien: Covenant, Surprising, Satisfying, but not Scary [Review]

Alien: Covenant, Surprising, Satisfying, but not Scary [Review]

Alien: Covenant Directed by: Ridley Scott Screenplay by: John Logan, Dante Harper Story by: Jack Paglen, Michael Green based on characters created by: Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir Running time 123 minutes Rated R for sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity The crew […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: ‘Colossal’ Is Weird But If You Can Groove On It You’ll Like It

Review: ‘Colossal’ Is Weird But If You Can Groove On It You’ll Like It

Title: Colossal Director: Nacho Vigalondo Summary: Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in NY and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is part of this phenomenon. One of the best parts about the nerd takeover […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Isn’t Perfect But Has A Lot Of Heart

Review: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Isn’t Perfect But Has A Lot Of Heart

Title: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Director:Summary: Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. The fact that Guardians of the Galaxy worked as well as it did is nothing short of a miracle. […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is Hilariously Groot [Review]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is Hilariously Groot [Review]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Directed by James Gunn Written by James Gunn Based on Guardians of the Galaxy by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell Running time: 136 […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Ghost In The Shell Misses The Point Of Its Source Material

Review: Ghost In The Shell Misses The Point Of Its Source Material

Title: Ghost in the Shell Director: Rupert Sanders Summary: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. There are certain decisions that will force a production to have its […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Power Rangers Isn’t Terrible But Takes Too Long To Get Go Going

Review: Power Rangers Isn’t Terrible But Takes Too Long To Get Go Going

My sincerest apologies at how late this is Title: Power Rangers Director: Dean Israelite Summary: A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. There are really only three types of people that were ever going to see a remake of the cultural phenomenon […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Beauty And The Beast Brings Nothing New To The Table

Review: Beauty And The Beast Brings Nothing New To The Table

My sincerest apologies for how late this is Title: Beauty and the Beast Director Bill Condon Summary: An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. There is no getting around that remakes and reboots are the order of the day. There is also no getting […]

 Jasen

Does Raw Live Up to the Hype of Being One of the Most Disgusting Films Ever?

Does Raw Live Up to the Hype of Being One of the Most Disgusting Films Ever?

Raw (2016) AKA Grave   Written and Directed by: Julia Ducournau Starring: Garance Marillier, and Ella Rumpf Run Time: 99 mins. The French have made some of the best horror films of all time, as well as some of the most disturbing. Diabolique, High Tension, Martyrs, I could go on. Adding to this illustrious list is newcomer […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Kong: Skull Island Realizes That People Go To Kong Movies To See A Giant Ape

Review: Kong: Skull Island Realizes That People Go To Kong Movies To See A Giant Ape

Title: Kong: Skull Island Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Summary: A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong. The reboot of Godzila that came out in in 2014 was not universally loved. When it was announced that […]

 Jasen

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is Probably the Best Indie-Horror in Many Years, and Here is Why

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is Probably the Best Indie-Horror in Many Years, and Here is Why

Get Out (2017) Written and Directed by Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, and Catherine Keener Run time: 103 minutes Rated R Jordan Peele may be known for his sketch comedy but there’s not too much funny about his directorial debut; a horror movie being touted as one of the best independent […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Logan is Heartbreakingly Perfect [Review]

Logan is Heartbreakingly Perfect [Review]

Logan Directed by: James Mangold Written by: Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green Based on Wolverine by Roy Thomas, Len Wein, John Romita, Sr. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Dafne Keen Running time 135 minutes Rated R for strong brutal violence and language throughout, and for brief nudity. […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Logan Is A Perfect Sendoff To The Character Of Wolverine

Review: Logan Is A Perfect Sendoff To The Character Of Wolverine

Title: Logan Director: James Mangold Summary: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. The X-Men movies are quickly […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

The Great Wall Failed to Unite East and West Cinema [Review]

The Great Wall Failed to Unite East and West Cinema [Review]

The Great Wall Directed by Zhang Yimou Screenplay by: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy Story by: Max Brooks, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz Starring: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau Running time 104 minutes Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy action violence. In the age of the Song dynasty during the […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: The Great Wall Aims To Mimic Hollywood For All The Bad And None Of The Good

Review: The Great Wall Aims To Mimic Hollywood For All The Bad And None Of The Good

Title: The Great Wall Director: Yimou Zhang Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. As a liberal, social justice warrior out to ruin fun for everyone else in the world, I’m not above outrage. However, I also know […]

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