Bob Foster

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is Tarnished

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is Tarnished

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Directed by: Matthew Vaughn Written by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman (based on the graphic novel “The Secret Service” by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons) Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, and Jeff Bridges A promising series stopped short due to a underwhelming sequel is a shame. Especially […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

The Hitman’s Bodyguard was a Tepid and Unoriginal Comedy [Review]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard was a Tepid and Unoriginal Comedy [Review]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard Directed by Patrick Hughes Written by: Tom O’Connor Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Élodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell, Richard E. Grant Running time 118 minutes Rated R for strong violence and language throughout Release date: August 18, 2017 (USA) The world’s top protection agent is […]

 Bob Foster

Aronofsky’s Mother! is a Perverted Dreamscape You’re Not Prepared For

Aronofsky’s Mother! is a Perverted Dreamscape You’re Not Prepared For

Mother! (2017) Written and Directed by Daren Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, and Michelle Pfeiffer Run time: 121 minutes Rated R No film-goer is going to be prepared for what Mother! is going to deliver unto them. From moment-to-moment, scene-to-scene even the most dedicated to story-structure critic and fan will wonder what […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Alien: Covenant Finds Creative Ways To Kill People We Don’t Care About

Review: Alien: Covenant Finds Creative Ways To Kill People We Don’t Care About

Title: Alien: Covenant Director: Ridley Scott Summary: The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. The Alien franchise is legendary with two of its entries being genre defiers in their own right. The Xenomorph has been […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WONDER WOMAN Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

WONDER WOMAN Advance Screening SALT LAKE CITY

SALT LAKE CITY – WONDER WOMAN Advance Screening WHEN: Tues, May 30th WHERE: SALT LAKE CITY – Century 16 HOW TO GET IN: You and a guest are invited to a special advance screening of WONDER WOMAN in SLC on Tues, May 30th!  Visit WatchPlayRead on Facebook and Wonder Woman pose in the comments to win tickets […]

 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 […]

 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. […]

 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 […]