REVIEWS

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Solo: A Star Wars Story Brings Legends to Life [Review]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Brings Legends to Life [Review]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Directed by: Ron Howard Written by: Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan Based on Characters by George Lucas Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany Production company: Lucasfilm Ltd. Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Release date May 25, 2018 Running […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Deadpool 2 is Better than a Smothered Chimichanga[Review]

Deadpool 2 is Better than a Smothered Chimichanga[Review]

Deadpool 2 Directed by David Leitch Written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds Based on Deadpool by Fabian Nicieza, Rob Liefeld Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Jack Kesy Production companies Marvel Entertainment, Kinberg Genre, Maximum Effort, The Donners’ Company Distributed by 20th Century Fox […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Avengers: Infinity War, Maybe a Marvel Masterpiece [Review]

Avengers: Infinity War, Maybe a Marvel Masterpiece [Review]

Avengers: Infinity War Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely Based on The Avengers by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia […]

 Jasen

Can Super Troopers 2 be Better Than the Original?

Can Super Troopers 2 be Better Than the Original?

Super Troopers 2 (2018) Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar  Written by: Broken Lizard Staring: Broken Lizard, Rob Lowe, Brian Cox, and Emmanuel Chriqui Run time: 100 minutes Rated R If you google “successful comedy sequels” you get a 404 error. Go ahead and try it, I’ll wait… Did you do it? Do you feel stupid? While […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Rampage is Exactly What You’d Expect [Review]

Rampage is Exactly What You’d Expect [Review]

Rampage Directed by: Brad Peyton Screenplay by: Ryan Engle, Carlton Cuse, Ryan J. Condal, Adam Sztykiel Story by: Ryan Engle Based on Rampage by Midway Games Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Åkerman, Joe Manganiello, Jake Lacy, Marley Shelton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Production company: New Line Cinema, Flynn Picture Company, Rickard Pictures, Seven Bucks Productions […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Isle of Dogs is Endearing, Thoughtful and Fantastic [Review]

Isle of Dogs is Endearing, Thoughtful and Fantastic [Review]

Isle of Dogs Directed by: Wes Anderson Screenplay by: Wes Anderson Story by: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura Starring: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Kunichi Nomura, Ken Watanabe, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Harvey Keitel, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Akira […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Ready Player One is Edge to Edge Nostalgic Fun

Ready Player One is Edge to Edge Nostalgic Fun

Ready Player One Directed by: Steven Spielberg Screenplay by: Zak Penn, Ernest Cline Based on Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance Production company Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Amblin Partners, De Line Pictures, Farah Films & Management Distributed by Warner […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Tomb Raider is Fun Fantasy Action [Review]

Tomb Raider is Fun Fantasy Action [Review]

Tomb Raider Directed by: Roar Uthaug Screenplay by: Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Alastair Siddons Story by: Evan Daugherty, Geneva Robertson-Dworet Based on Tomb Raider by Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix video games Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas Production companies: GK Films, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Square Enix, Warner Bros. Release date March 16, […]

 Bob Foster

THE STRANGERS PREY AT NIGHT is a mixed bag of a sequel [REVIEW]

THE STRANGERS PREY AT NIGHT is a mixed bag of a sequel [REVIEW]

The Strangers: Prey At Night Directed by Johanns Roberts Screenplay by Ben Kentai Starring: Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman (bill’s son!) Production companies Avrion Picures Distributed by Avrion Picures Release date March 9, 2018 Running time 85 minutes Rated R for horror violence and terror, language throughout The Strangers (2008) and its […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

A Wrinkle in Time is a Triumphant Adaptation of a Classic Book [Review]

A Wrinkle in Time is a Triumphant Adaptation of a Classic Book [Review]

A Wrinkle in Time Directed by Ava DuVernay Screenplay by Jennifer Lee Based on A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle Starring: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Pine, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller Production companies Walt Disney Pictures, Whitaker Entertainment Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Death Wish is Well Made but Too Problematic [Review]

Death Wish is Well Made but Too Problematic [Review]

Death Wish Directed by Eli Roth Written by Joe Carnahan Based on Death Wish (1974 film) by Wendell Mayes, Death Wish (novel) by Brian Garfield Starring: Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise Production companies: Scott Free Productions, MGM Studios Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release date March 2, 2018 Running time 107 minutes […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Annihilation is Unhyperbolicly Awesome [Review]

Annihilation is Unhyperbolicly Awesome [Review]

Annihilation Directed by: Alex Garland Screenplay by: Alex Garland Based on Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac Production company: Skydance Media, DNA Films, Scott Rudin Productions Distributed by: Paramount Pictures, Netflix Release date February 23, 2018 Running time 115 minutes Rated R for […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Game Night Plays for Laughs and Wins [Review]

Game Night Plays for Laughs and Wins [Review]

Game Night Directed by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Written by: Mark Perez Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Kyle Chandler Production company: Davis Entertainment, Aggregate Films, New Line Cinema Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures Release date February 23, 2018 Running time 100 […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Red Sparrow is Agonizingly Dull [Review]

Red Sparrow is Agonizingly Dull [Review]

Red Sparrow Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Justin Haythe Based on Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons Production company: Chernin Entertainment Distributed by 20th Century Fox Release date March 2, 2018 Rated R for strong violence, torture, sexual content, language and some graphic nudity When she […]

 Jasen

Unpopular Opinion: Marvel’s Black Panther is Flawed

Unpopular Opinion: Marvel’s Black Panther is Flawed

Black Panther is getting near universal praise by critics. One phrase I keep hearing thrown around is “the best Marvel movie to date.” While it’s undeniable that this movie is not only entertaining and groundbreaking, I truly believe Black Panther is being overhyped to a whole new level. It’s hard to be critical of a […]