Kyle J. Steenblik

Valerian & The City of A Thousand Planets is Sci-Fi at its Best [Review]

Valerian & The City of A Thousand Planets is Sci-Fi at its Best [Review]

Valerian & The City of A Thousand Planets Directed by Luc Besson Screenplay by Luc Besson Based on Valérian and Laureline by Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mézières Starring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, Rutger Hauer Running time 137 minutes Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, suggestive material and […]

 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 […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Dunkirk is a Mediocre Movie Disguised as a Brilliant Film [Review]

Dunkirk is a Mediocre Movie Disguised as a Brilliant Film [Review]

Dunkirk Directed by Christopher Nolan Written by Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy Music by: Hans Zimmer Running time 106 minutes Rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language Dunkirk is a large cacophony of […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Spider-Man: Homecoming is Pitch Perfect Marvel [Review]

Spider-Man: Homecoming is Pitch Perfect Marvel [Review]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Directed by: Jon Watts Screenplay by: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers Story by: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley Based on Spider-Man by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Laura Harrier  Running time […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Wonder Woman Smashes the Odds, is Monumentally Enjoyable [Review]

Wonder Woman Smashes the Odds, is Monumentally Enjoyable [Review]

Wonder Woman Directed by: Patty Jenkins Screenplay by: Allan Heinberg Story by: Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, Jason Fuchs Based on Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marston Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya Running time 141 minutes Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and some […]

 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

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 […]

 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 […]