Movie Reviews by the Movie Slackers

Chappaquiddick Movie Review

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...

Death Wish Movie Review (2018 and 1974 versions)

Having watched the original Death Wish from 1974 with Charles Bronson, I was reminded how much that film looks dated. It still is a...

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure Movie Review

Having never read any of the books The Maze Runner films are based on probably has tainted my views of this franchise. I did...

Revenge Movie Review

I Spit on Your Grave was a film first released in 1978, originally titled Day of the Woman, written and directed by Meir Zarchi,...

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Movie Review

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...

The Yellow Birds Movie Review

Alexandre Moors had not directed a feature length film in four years, when he signed to direct Kevin Powers' novel The Yellow Birds. The...

Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Review

While the film, Solo: A Star Wars Story has been received well overall, the criticism by those who have not liked it has been...

Hereditary Movie Review

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...

TAG Movie Review

TAG is a comedy based on the true life adventures about a group of buddies that have been playing the game of Tag for...

Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

When Ron Howard replaced Phil Lord and Chris Miller as director of Solo, speculation swirled that the film was a doomed project. Lord and...

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...