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I must confess I was not familiar with Percy Fawcett of England. Born in 1867, he would become a geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archeologist and explorer. In The Lost City of Z, Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) is an officer...
Haim Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers has been around for at least twenty or so years. Going from TV to the big screen and never really doing much except exciting twelve-year-olds, not that there is anything wrong with that,...
War for the Planet of the Apes is the last chapter in the rebooted franchise for the Planet of the Apes trilogy. This time around, the apes, led by Ceasar (Andy Serkis) have disappeared deep into the forest. They...
In looking at the credits of Jon Watts, the director of Spiderman: Homecoming and he has mostly been involved in comedies. His only serious features have been Clown, a low-budget horror film from 2014 and Cop Car with Kevin...
Baby Driver (no, this is not the latest Pixar film) stars Ansel Elgort as a gifted getaway driver who works for crime boss, Doc (Kevin Spacey). Baby, as he is called, is paying off a debt to Doc and...
Paramount Pictures has had a bad couple of years in business. They have had flop after flop and lost hundreds of millions of dollars, so when I read they were pinning their hopes of a rebound to Transformers: The...
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces the newest creation from Harry Potter scribe J. K. Rowling. It is slated for at least five films including this one, and judging by the reaction from audiences and critics (present...
Universal Studios has decided they are going to remake a group of the old style horror/action/adventure films of yesteryear like Dracula, Frankenstein, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Wolfman among others. Universal has plans to have a film in which...
After a long day, I sat down to enjoy my evening tea and looked for a film to watch. I brought up the On Demand listings and saw this title, The Exception. It had all of the elements that...
DC Comics movie universe has been getting their clock cleaned when compared to the Marvel films. Marvel films have been better quality, received by critics with tons more praise by both critics and fans and the most important element,...
The Survivalist has been making the rounds at some of the film festivals to rave reviews and has garnered a 97% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. I managed to track this film down On Demand to see what the...
War Machine stars Brad Pitt as General Glen McMahon, (modeled after real life General Stanley McChrystal) who has been assigned to come Afghanistan to "clean up the mess". Not only clean it up but to really win the hearts...
The TV show, Baywatch kind of missed me or maybe I missed it. I don't think I ever made it through one episode. It was agonizingly bad TV. I did not find it to be in the "so bad...
As if anyone was jonesing for another Vin Diesel action vehicle, D.J. Caruso's xXx: The Return of Xander Cage graced our movie screens and now lands on DVD with a resounding thud. Vin Diesel reprises his role as the...
Jordan Peele's Get Out stars Daniel Kaluuya (Emily Blunt's partner in Sicario) as Chris. He is a black gentleman who has been in a relationship with Rose (Allison Williams) who is white and comes from an affluent family. Invited...