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The Hurricane Heist Movie Review

The Hurricane Heist Movie Review

The opening scene of The Hurricane Heist is a ripoff of Jan de Bont's Twister from 1996. Subsequently, the story of The Hurricane Heist...
Gringo Movie Review

Gringo Movie Review

Gringo was directed by Nash Edgerton and stars his real-life brother Joel Edgerton and Charlize Theron as CEO's of a pharmaceutical company that is...
Ready Player One Movie Review

Ready Player One Movie Review

Having looked over director Steven Spielberg's resume, there are very few duds in his career. He is a legendary director, handling every genre from...
Mission: Impossible - Fallout Movie Review

Mission: Impossible – Fallout Movie Review

Mission: Impossible - Fallout is the second film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. This is the same writer who wrote The Usual Suspects,...
Equalizer 2 Movie Review

Equalizer 2 Movie Review

2014 saw the release of The Equalizer with Denzel Washington playing retired CIA operative, Robert McCall. Reeling from the loss of his beloved wife,...

Chappaquiddick Movie Review

John Curran's Chappaquiddick tells the true story of the accident that claimed the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, an innocent and idealistic campaign staffer...
Death Wish 2018 Movie Review

Death Wish Movie Review (2018 and 1974 versions)

Having watched the original Death Wish from 1974 with Charles Bronson, I was reminded how much that film looks dated. It still is a...
The Maze Runner: The Death Cure Movie Review

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure Movie Review

Having never read any of the books The Maze Runner films are based on probably has tainted my views of this franchise. I did...
Revenge Movie Review

Revenge Movie Review

I Spit on Your Grave was a film first released in 1978, originally titled Day of the Woman, written and directed by Meir Zarchi,...
Sicario: Day of the Soldado Movie Review

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Movie Review

Sicario: Day of the Soldado is the follow up film from Denis Villeneuve's 2015 film Sicario. Less Emily Blunt for the newest Sicario, the...

The Yellow Birds Movie Review

Alexandre Moors had not directed a feature length film in four years, when he signed to direct Kevin Powers' novel The Yellow Birds. The...
Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Review

While the film, Solo: A Star Wars Story has been received well overall, the criticism by those who have not liked it has been...
Hereditary Movie Review

Hereditary Movie Review

Ari Aster's Hereditary tells the story of a family who, as the film opens, is burying the matriarch who has passed away. Annie's (Toni...
TAG Movie Review

TAG Movie Review

TAG is a comedy based on the true life adventures about a group of buddies that have been playing the game of Tag for...
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

When Ron Howard replaced Phil Lord and Chris Miller as director of Solo, speculation swirled that the film was a doomed project. Lord and...