Movie Reviews by the Movie Slackers

Overlord Movie Review

Operation Overlord was the codename for the Allied invasion of Normandy in the last days of World War 2 and the actual beach landings...

Venom Movie Review

As someone who is not familiar with Venom, other than its relationship to Spider-Man, I went into this film with not much of a...

BlacKkKlansman Movie Review

Regardless of what you think of Spike Lee and/or his politics, he makes some very fine films. Let's just say, I think he hits...

The Predator Movie Review

Writer and director Shane Black has helmed the latest installment from the franchise first introduced with style, gusto and thrills in 1987; Predator. Gone...

The Meg Movie Review

Let's face it. There will never be another Jaws, at least not in my lifetime. Steven Spielberg's classic is a classic for a reason....

The Hurricane Heist Movie Review

The opening scene of The Hurricane Heist is a ripoff of Jan de Bont's Twister from 1996. Subsequently, the story of The Hurricane Heist...

Gringo Movie Review

Gringo was directed by Nash Edgerton and stars his real-life brother Joel Edgerton and Charlize Theron as CEO's of a pharmaceutical company that is...

Ready Player One Movie Review

Having looked over director Steven Spielberg's resume, there are very few duds in his career. He is a legendary director, handling every genre from...

Mission: Impossible – Fallout Movie Review

Mission: Impossible - Fallout is the second film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. This is the same writer who wrote The Usual Suspects,...

Equalizer 2 Movie Review

2014 saw the release of The Equalizer with Denzel Washington playing retired CIA operative, Robert McCall. Reeling from the loss of his beloved wife,...

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...