Movie Reviews by the Movie Slackers

Justice League Movie Review

After the miscalculation of Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice both in the theatrical cut and the director's cut version, most would have cut...

Land of Mine Movie Review

I had not really intended on writing a review for Land of Mine, a film made in 2015 but not receiving an American premiere...

The Dark Tower Movie Review

Ron Howard was supposed to direct The Dark Tower and had even started filming but then he was awarded the chance to direct the...

It Comes at Night Movie Review

Actor, writer, director and editor Trey Edward Shults has written and directed his first full-length feature film titled It Comes at Night. The film...

Murder on the Orient Express Movie Review

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express has been made, remade and remade again sometimes under a different title, the plot remains the same....

Thor Ragnarok Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok is the third film of the Thor franchise and as it opens Thor (Chris Hemsworth), bound in chains and hanging in a...

Thank You for Your Service Movie Review

I must say I am a little befuddled by some of the critics who have downplayed Thank You for Your Service. Some of the...

Brawl in Cell Block 99 Movie Review

Brawl in Cell Block 99 has been making the rounds in a few cities and On Demand. This is a film that has been...

Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review

If you are not a fan of the Blade Runner mythology, have never seen the original film from 1982 or any of its subsequent...

American Made Movie Review

The true story of Barry Seal was unknown to me. I had to go and look up what the background of American Made was based...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

The much-anticipated sequel to the 2014 surprise smash hit Kingsman: The Secret Service has arrived. Having dispatched the villainous Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) from...

American Assassin Movie Review

American Assassin stars Dylan O'Brien (The Maze Runner films) as Mitch Rapp, the fictional lead character of the late Vince Flynn's bestseller novel series....

IT movie review

As far as Stephen King's writings being brought to the big screen, it has been more hit than miss over the years. Even King...

Security Movie Review

Security is an action oriented B-film starring Antonio Banderas as an emotionally damaged veteran who has completed three tours in the Middle East. He has...

Wind River Movie Review

Taylor Sheridan is an actor, writer, producer and director who has only written three films and directed two. His first film was called Vile...

Logan Lucky Movie Review

Steven Soderbergh returns from a four-year, semi-self induced retirement to deliver Logan Lucky. The film stars Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as brothers who...

The Hitman’s Bodyguard Movie Review

After a rather clever ad campaign for this film which poked fun at 1992's The Bodyguard, I was rather excited to see what kind...

Going in Style Movie Review

1979's Going in Style starred George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg as three older gentlemen who decide to rob a bank to live...

Free Fire Movie Review

Ben Wheatley's Free Fire was made over a year ago but did not get a release in America until April of this year. Wheatley...

Atomic Blonde Movie Review

Atomic Blonde stars Charlize Theron as Lorraine, a super spy brought in by a joint operation being sponsored by the CIA and MI6. Her...

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...