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 […]

 Ryan Thomason

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

SALT LAKE CITY – KONG: SKULL ISLAND Advance Screening WHEN: MONDAY, MARCH 6th @ 7pm WHERE: SALT LAKE CITY – GATEWAY MEGAPLEX HOW TO GET IN: All hail the king. You and a guest are invited to a special advance screening of KONG: SKULL ISLAND in SLC on 3/6. Visit www.wbtickets.com/WPRKONG to download your complimentary tickets for 2. […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: The LEGO Batman Movie Is One Of The Best Batman Movies Ever

Review: The LEGO Batman Movie Is One Of The Best Batman Movies Ever

Title: The LEGO Batman Movie Director: Chris McKay Summary: Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. I can remember quite clearly where I was when I first saw the trailer for The LEGO Movie. I thought the same thing that […]

 Jasen

Is A Cure for Wellness Worth Your Money?

Is A Cure for Wellness Worth Your Money?

A Cure for Wellness (2017) Director: Gore Verbinski Writers: Justin Haythe and Gore Verbinski Starring: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie Run time: 146 min.   Clocking in at nearly two and half hours, A Cure for Wellness mixes body horror, art house, big studio production, and well…possibly the movie Wall Street? All of […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Fifty More Things To Do Instead Of Seeing Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty More Things To Do Instead Of Seeing Fifty Shades Darker

Title: Fifty Shades Darker Director: James Foley Summary: While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her. A little under two years ago a movie came along and fundamentally broke Kyle and I. That movie was Fifty Shades of Grey. We could not […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 Is What Modern Action Movies Should Strive To Be

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 Is What Modern Action Movies Should Strive To Be

Title: John Wick: Chapter 2 Director: Chad Stahelski Summary: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life. The original John Wick holds a special place in my heart because it was the first movie I reviewed for WatchPlayRead. I consider […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: xXx: Return Of Xander Cage Is Dull

Review: xXx: Return Of Xander Cage Is Dull

Title: xXx: Return of Xander Cage Director: D.J. Caruso Summary: Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons. Sometimes, when I see a sequel to a movie that I’ve never seen show up on a calendar, I’ll go […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Split Is M. Night Shyamalan’s Last Gasp Of Relevency

Review: Split Is M. Night Shyamalan’s Last Gasp Of Relevency

Title: Split Director: M. Night Shyamalan Summary: After three girls are kidnapped by a man with 24 distinct personalities they must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others. M. Night Shyamalan is a joke. After he delivered The Visit two years ago and […]

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