Review: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD Thrives In Ridiculous Action

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is just as ridiculous as its predecessor and more convoluted. The star power is enough to warrant laughter thanks to the chemistry between the film’s leads, but it doesn’t excuse its underwhelming story. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard could be considered more fun than the original and that’s mostly due to the… Continue reading Review: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD Thrives In Ridiculous Action

Review: SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW Traps Franchise In Strong Revamp

Spiral: From The Book of Saw successfully blends the psychological aspects of Saw and the gore-filled carnage found in the sequels. A solid attempt at revitalizing the franchise, but how long this breath of fresh air can last will be determined on the inevitable follow-ups. The Jigsaw Killer may be dead, but John Kramer’s legacy lives… Continue reading Review: SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW Traps Franchise In Strong Revamp

Review: SHAFT Hits The Right Spots

(L-R) JESSIE T. USHER as John "JJ" Shaft, SAMUEL L. JACKSON as John Shaft and RICHARD ROUNDTREE as John Shaft, Sr. in New Line Cinema's action comedy "SHAFT," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo Credit: Kyle Kaplan.

Shaft is a new reboot/sequel to the blaxploitation action series started by the 1971 film of the same name. This entry, directed by Tim Story (Fantastic Four) and co-written by Kenya Barris (black-ish) and Alex Barnow (The Goldbergs), follows the grandson of the original John Shaft as he teams up with his family to investigate… Continue reading Review: SHAFT Hits The Right Spots

Review: UNICORN STORE Is A Quirky And Impressive Feature Debut By Brie Larson

Unicorn Store is a new comedy that is the feature directorial debut of Brie Larson. It is about a failed artist living with her parents who receives a mysterious invitation to fulfill one of her childhood dreams: owning a pet unicorn. It debuted at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and is finally making its… Continue reading Review: UNICORN STORE Is A Quirky And Impressive Feature Debut By Brie Larson

Review: Why CAPTAIN MARVEL Is A Truly Great Superhero Film

For the most part, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become known for making films that blend the superhero movie with other genres. For example, Thor: Ragnarok is the quirky comedy version of a superhero movie, Ant-Man is a heist superhero movie, and so on and so forth. Their newest film, Captain Marvel, bucks that trend… Continue reading Review: Why CAPTAIN MARVEL Is A Truly Great Superhero Film

Review: Why GLASS Is An Interesting Character Study

Is M. Night Shyamalan’s second hot streak finished? Maybe, but probably not entirely. Glass is the newest film from M. Night Shyamalan, the conclusion of his Eastrail 177 Trilogy that began with Unbreakable in 2000 and continued with Split in 2016. In Glass, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) and Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) are captured… Continue reading Review: Why GLASS Is An Interesting Character Study

GLASS: What Worked, And What Didn’t

Glass is out this weekend, and it’s a messy conclusion to M. Night Shyamalan’s “Eastrail 177” Trilogy. Written and directed by Shyamalan, Glass continues the stories of Unbreakable and Split, and attempts to tie the films together. David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy), and Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) are all sent to the same… Continue reading GLASS: What Worked, And What Didn’t

New CAPTAIN MARVEL Trailer to Premiere During Monday Night Football

We’re getting what could be the last and, probably most-exciting, trailer for the upcoming Captain Marvel film today, during the MNF matchup between the Washington Redskins vs Philadelphia Eagles. Not only was a new poster revealed yesterday by Marvel for the upcoming film, but its star, Brie Larson, aka Carol Danvers, aka Vers, aka Captain… Continue reading New CAPTAIN MARVEL Trailer to Premiere During Monday Night Football