MOVIES

 Bob Foster

Hereditary uses grief and guilt to build a terrifying film [review]

Hereditary uses grief and guilt to build a terrifying film [review]

Hereditary Directed by: Ari AsterScreenplay by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro Production companies: Palm Star Media; Distributed by A24   Release date June 8, 2018 Running time 127 minutes Rated R for Horror violence, disturbing images, language, drug use, and brief graphic nudity. At its core, Hereditary is a film about […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Oceans 8 is Enthralling and Delightful [Review]

Oceans 8 is Enthralling and Delightful [Review]

Ocean’s 8 Directed by: Gary Ross Screenplay by: Gary Ross, Olivia Milch Based on Characters by George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter Production companies: Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Smoke House Pictures, Larger Than Life Productions Release date […]

 Bob Foster

TOMB RAIDER is an underwhelming adventure. [Review]

TOMB RAIDER is an underwhelming adventure. [Review]

Tomb Raider Directed by Roar Uthaug Screenplay by Geneve Robertson-Dworet & Alastair Siddons Based on Tomb Raider game series published by Square Enix Starring: Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Dominic West, Derek Jacobi, Kristen Scott Thomas. Production companies GK films, Square Enix, MGM Distributed by Warner Brothers Release date March 16, 2018 Running time […]

 Bob Foster

A QUIET PLACE is a lean and terrifying experience [REVIEW]

A QUIET PLACE is a lean and terrifying experience [REVIEW]

A Quiet Place Directed by: John Krasinski Screenplay by: Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski Story by: Bryan Woods & Scott Beck Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmons Production companies: Platinum Dunes Distributed by: Paramount Release date April 6, 2018 Running time 90 Minutes Rated PG-13 for terror and some […]

 Bob Foster

WatchPlayRead goes to SIFF! Part 1

WatchPlayRead goes to SIFF! Part 1

  The Seattle International Film Festival is now over halfway through its 44th year! Spreading over 25 days, it is the largest film festival in North America. It’s also one of the few to have every film open to the public (there are a few press only screenings, but those films are still available in […]

 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

RAMPAGE Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

RAMPAGE Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

SALT LAKE CITY –  RAMPAGE Advance Screening   WHEN: Monday April 9th  @7 P.M. WHERE: SALT LAKE CITY  – Megaplex Jordan Commons  Big meets bigger. You and a guest are invited to an advance screening of RAMPAGE on Monday, 4/9 in Utah! Visit www.wbtickets.com/WRPRAMP for a chance to download your complimentary passes. (Passes admit up to 2 while supplies last. […]

 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

READY PLAYER ONE Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

READY PLAYER ONE Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

SALT LAKE CITY –  READY PLAYER ONE Advance Screening   WHEN: Monday March 26th  @7 P.M. WHERE: SALT LAKE CITY  – Megaplex Jordan Commons  in IMAX 3D Calling all gamers! Do you want to win tickets to a special advanced screening of Ready Player One in IMAX 3d?  Of course you do!  Here is what you […]

 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, […]