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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 for Senator Ted Kennedy in 1969. After a party, Kennedy (Jason Clarke) and Mary Jo...
Having watched the original Death Wish from 1974 with Charles Bronson, I was reminded how much that film looks dated. It still is a good film, but everything looks cheaper from the clothes all the way down to the...
Having never read any of the books The Maze Runner films are based on probably has tainted my views of this franchise. I did not care for the first film and can't even remember the second one, although I...
I Spit on Your Grave was a film first released in 1978, originally titled Day of the Woman, written and directed by Meir Zarchi, it was loosely based on an actual occurrence. A woman is targeted by local slime...
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 film has three things going for it; Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and screenwriter Taylor...
Alexandre Moors had not directed a feature length film in four years, when he signed to direct Kevin Powers' novel The Yellow Birds. The last film Moors directed was Blue Caprice, a film about the duo of snipers otherwise...
While the film, Solo: A Star Wars Story has been received well overall, the criticism by those who have not liked it has been that it is a lightweight in comparison to the other more recent Star Wars films....
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 Collette) mother had lived her last years at Annie's home along with Annie's husband, Steve...
TAG is a comedy based on the true life adventures about a group of buddies that have been playing the game of Tag for the past 30 or so years. Each year in the month of May the game...
When Ron Howard replaced Phil Lord and Chris Miller as director of Solo, speculation swirled that the film was a doomed project. Lord and Miller had previously co-directed the reboot and sequel of the 21 Jump Street franchise. They...
After watching Martin Freeman in the overrated and disappointing Ghost Stories, I dialed up Netflix for his latest film, Cargo, for something to cleanse the palate, so to speak. With Ghost Stories and the bitter aftertaste of Terminal still...
The ads for Terminal sent the internet buzzing a couple of months ago. It didn't show anything except star Margot Robbie, decked out in red with stilettos walking down a what seemed to be a warehouse. I must say...
The bar being placed at a higher point with horror films like 2017's Get Out and the Australian classic The Babadook from 2014, I had read several reviews for Ghost Stories and they have been overwhelmingly positive for this...
Having never played the game Rampage I was starting from ground zero. I knew nothing of the rules, story or its characters and as far as I was concerned it was a clone of Donkey Kong (Rampage, the game,...
Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri garnered several Oscar nominations and came away with two wins; Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell for Best Supporting Actor. They are both deserving, too. Their performances were definitely tops...