September 23, 2021
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Review: “Free Guy” brings sharp writing and humor to action genre

By | Aug 24, 2021

While being an extremely entertaining summer action flick, “Free Guy” also explores complex and relevant themes with a dash of intellect.


Becoming numb to injustice

By | Mar 3, 2021

But my numbness has come from years of seeing people that look like me perpetually abused by a country that was built on our backs.


Review: “Extraction” delivers cliche action story

By | May 20, 2020

Extraction”‘s actions sequences are exciting, but it’s lazy screenwriting and cliche plot fails to impress audiences.


Review: Latest “Dragon Ball” film best in the franchise

By | Jan 28, 2019

Kame-hame-ha! Galick Gun! Final Flash! “Dragon Ball” has finally returned.


Review: “Creed II” performances land emotional punches

By | Dec 3, 2018

“Creed II” continues the “Rocky” franchise with just as much gusto and flash.


Review: ‘Outlaw King’ brims with blood but lacks substance

By | Nov 13, 2018

“I am so sick of Scotland,” King Edward says. After sitting through this gory two-hour long slogfest, the viewer will be too.


Review: ‘Assassination Nation’ is a hopeless dystopia

By | Sep 25, 2018

It’s an unpleasant movie that successfully tells the story Levinson set out to make, but that narrative is too grotesque and cruel to enjoy.


Review: Drug drama falls short of pulse-pounding premise

By | Sep 23, 2018

“White Boy Rick” is never boring — it’s simply disappointing how much more it could have been.


Review: Joaquin Phoenix’s tortured protagonist packs a punch

By | May 1, 2018

Since Travis Bickle from Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver,” rarely have there been protagonists like the tortured Joe (Joaquin Phoenix).


Review: Typical spy thriller exposes political plots

By | Apr 24, 2018

Disregarding the last five minutes of the movie, “Beirut” is a captivating spy thriller that holds the viewer’s attention and tells a fairly successful story.


Review: Mindless monster movie is silly but satisfying

By | Apr 23, 2018

Brad Peyton has a knack for putting Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into seemingly inescapable situations and having him come out completely untouched.


Review: Infantile, ineffective humor hurts Netflix original

By | Apr 4, 2018

With its unbearable humor and moronic lead characters, this vapid film deserves no acclaim or admiration.