Movie Reviews by the Movie Slackers

Dunkirk Movie Review

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is a mammoth sized production, employing thousands of extras, actual ships, planes and pretty much everything you see on screen is...

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Movie Review

French filmmaker Luc Besson returns after a three-year hiatus from 2014's abysmal Lucy, with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The film...

The Lost City Z Movie Review

I must confess I was not familiar with Percy Fawcett of England. Born in 1867, he would become a geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archeologist...

Power Rangers Movie Review

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...

War for the Planet of the Apes Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes is the last chapter in the rebooted franchise for the Planet of the Apes trilogy. This time...

Spiderman: Homecoming Movie Review

In looking at the credits of Jon Watts, the director of Spiderman: Homecoming and he has mostly been involved in comedies. His only serious...

Baby Driver Movie Review

Baby Driver (no, this is not the latest Pixar film) stars Ansel Elgort as a gifted getaway driver who works for crime boss, Doc...

Transformers: The Last Knight Movie Review

Paramount Pictures has had a bad couple of years in business. They have had flop after flop and lost hundreds of millions of dollars,...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces the newest creation from Harry Potter scribe J. K. Rowling. It is slated for at least...

The Mummy Movie Review

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 Exception Movie Review

After a long day, I sat down to enjoy my evening tea and looked for a film to watch. I brought up the On...

Wonder Woman Movie Review

DC Comics movie universe has been getting their clock cleaned when compared to the Marvel films. Marvel films have been better quality, received by...

The Survivalist Movie Review

The Survivalist has been making the rounds at some of the film festivals to rave reviews and has garnered a 97% positive rating on...

War Machine Movie Review

War Machine stars Brad Pitt as General Glen McMahon, (modeled after real life General Stanley McChrystal) who has been assigned to come Afghanistan to...

Baywatch Movie Review

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...

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Movie Review

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...

Get Out Movie Review

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...

Alien: Covenant Movie Review

Alien: Covenant picks up after 2012's Prometheus but takes place before the 1979 Alien. With this franchise still going strong, few films have ever...

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Movie Review

For some reason the Resident Evil franchise has always been indirectly linked to the Underworld franchise. When one film is released, another is sure...

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Movie Review

Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is another realization of the story that has been told several times in the past, most notably...

Gold Movie Review

Say what you want about Johnny Depp's chameleon-like ability to disappear underneath make-up and prosthetics to get into a character. Matthew McConaughey is right...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review

When the original Guardians of the Galaxy dropped into theaters in 2014, it took everyone by surprise. Chris Pratt shot to superstar status as...

Ghost in the Shell Score Release

As most of you know, I love film scores. "What's that?" you may ask. It is the incidental, instrumental music that plays from scene...

Desierto Movie Review

Jonas Cuaron's (son of The Revenant director Alfonso Cuaron) Desierto (Desert) was shot in 2015, released in theaters in 2016 and now has made...

Aftermath Movie Review

Arnold Schwarzenegger's foray into dramatic acting continues from 2015's Maggie in which he played a father who has the unbearable task of mercy killing...

Underworld: Blood Wars Movie Review

We last saw Kate Beckinsale as Selena, the Death Dealer vampire in 2012's Underworld: Awakening. It was revealed that she had given birth to...

All Nighter Movie Review

I stumbled upon this B film after a day of travel. Tired but refreshed, if that makes sense, ready to return to the grindstone...

The Assignment Movie Review

Walter Hill's The Assignment (originally title (Re)assignment. In some markets it is playing with this title, too) stars Michelle Rodriguez as Frank Kitchen. He...

Mine Movie Review

Mine stars Armie Hammer as Mike, a sniper in the Middle East, along with his spotter, Tommy (Tom Cullen), who after they fail to...