Sunday, December 17, 2017

Movie Reviews

Monster Trucks is a Frankenstein of a film, a few good parts, a few bad ones. The movie focuses on high school student Tripp, played by Lucas Till, who discovers a giant squid-like creature in the junkyard where he works. The monster, accidentally released from an underground lake by oil drillers,...
It’s hard to be a good man in a tough world. It’s also hard to be a fresh movie in a well-worn genre. “Live By Night” is a good gangster film, but it’s not untouchable. The film follows the story of Joe Coughlin, played by Ben Affleck, a disillusioned Irish WWI veteran turned bank robber turned...
Hidden Figures is a bio-film focusing around three black women who broke race and gender barriers at NASA in the 1960's.
There’s a lot to discover in the new movie, “Hidden Figures”. It follows the trials of African American women working for NASA in the middle of the 60’s space race. At the heart of it is Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji P. Henson, a real-life mathematician who helps calculate the flight and...
It’s back to the magical world of Harry Potter, and even further back in time. This family friendly fantasy film follows Newt Scamander, a British wizard with an affinity for studying and collecting magical creatures, as he lands in New York City in 1926 with a magical suitcase full of fantastic...
May the force be with you for it’s certainly with this latest edition to the Star Wars universe. “Rogue One”, set between episodes three and four of the saga, follows a band of misfits and rebels on their mission to find a weakness in the evil galactic empire’s newest weapon, the Death Star. For...
War is Hell, but “Hacksaw Ridge” certainly isn’t. The movie follows the story of Desmond Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, a conscientious objector, who nonetheless enlists to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II as a field medic. Doss’s religious beliefs bar him from carrying a weapon or...
“Rules don’t apply” is not just the title to this romantic movie, but the director’s warning as well. The film, set in the 60’s, is about billionaire Howard Hughes…sort of.  It’s actually about one of the many actresses he keeps under contract and the man who rises from one of his drivers to his...
Set sail with Disney’s newest princess, Moana. Set in the Polynesian islands, in an age of monsters and gods, “Moana” is a breath of fresh air in a genre normally packed to the gills with castles, fairies and dragons. Moana is a capable teenage girl and soon to be chief of her tribe. She wants to...
Prepare for the latest, and one of the strangest, additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Doctor Strange is the newest hero being introduced to the pantheon of Marvel superheroes, and his journey takes the audience into a new realm of the comic book world. Played by Benedict Cumberbatch, Steven...

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