Movie Reviews by the Movie Slackers

Cargo Movie Review

After watching Martin Freeman in the overrated and disappointing Ghost Stories, I dialed up Netflix for his latest film, Cargo, for something to cleanse...

Terminal Movie Review

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...

Ghost Stories Movie Review

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...

Rampage Movie Review

Having never played the game Rampage I was starting from ground zero. I knew nothing of the rules, story or its characters and as...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Movie Review

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...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is the eagerly awaited sequel to 1995's Jumanji with the late Robin Williams. Over twenty years later, Jumanji has...

A Quiet Place Movie Review

John Krasinski's A Quiet Place tells the story of the Abbott family who lives in almost complete silence since aliens have landed from outer...

The Shape of Water Movie Review

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water took home the Oscar for Best Picture of 2017 as well as garnering for wins for Best...

Game Night Movie Review

If I were to tell you that the new film, Game Night, was brought to you by the same people who remade the latest...

The Outsider Movie Review

As a huge fan of Martin Zandvliet's 2015 masterpiece, Land of Mine, I was eager to see his newest incarnation, The Outsider. With Jared...

Tomb Raider Movie Review

One can argue if we needed another reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise, but when you have Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft that is...

Red Sparrow Movie Review

Jennifer Lawrence has been the problem with some of her most recent films, for me. Since X-Men: Apocalypse and especially Passengers and with last...

The Ten Worst Films of 2017

Each year as with the best films, there are several which scurry under the floor when the lights come on. I take no pleasure...

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Having a limited release in late December 2016, Assassin's Creed did not hit theaters until January of 2017. Based on the video games which...

Annihilation Movie Review

Alex Garland's Annihilation, based on Jeff Vandermeer's book, tells the story of a lighthouse struck by either an alien ship or a comet, after...

Black Panther Movie Review

If you are getting burnt out on all of the comic book films being brought to life, you would not be alone. I know...

The Ten Best Films of 2017

I realize we are in February of 2018 but as long as I am ahead of the Academy Awards, I am okay. After all,...

Snatched Movie Review

Having been a fan of Amy Schumer's Trainwreck, I watched her comedy special on Netflix expecting some funny material. What I watched was one...

Braven Movie Review

No, that is not a typo. It is not supposed to be Braver or Brave. Braven is the name of Jason Momoa, the title...

Hostiles Movie Review

Scott Cooper's Hostiles tells the story of characters who are at a crossroads in their lives. Starting with Army Captain Joseph Blocker (Christian Bale)...

12 Strong Movie Review

12 Strong is the second film for director Nicolai Fugslig and it tells the true story of America's first response five weeks after 9/11....

The Foreigner Movie Review

Jackie Chan takes a serious turn in the new film, The Foreigner, a film that came and went pretty fast in theaters. It has...

Den of Thieves Movie Review

At first glance, Den of Thieves can be called a ripoff of Michael Mann's 1995 classic, Heat, one of the all-time great crime thrillers...

All the Money in the World Movie Review

All the Money in the World tells the true story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in 1973 and the subsequent back...

The Commuter Movie Review

The Commuter is the fourth collaboration between Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra. The other films being Run All Night, Unknown, Non-Stop and all of...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit theaters and there could not be a larger divide between critics and fans. At current rankings...

Despicable Me 3 Movie Review

After the first two Despicable Me films, I was sure that the filmmakers could do no wrong. Both were joyous, sweet, funny and immensely appealing...

Bullet Head Movie Review

Bullet Head stars Adrien Brody, John Malkovich and Rory Culkin as a trio of robbers who have sought shelter in a sprawling, abandon warehouse...

Mayhem Movie Review

Steven Yeun stars as Derek Cho, a lawyer for a financial institution that is on lockdown after a virus is released in their headquarters...