Review: ‘Tolkien’ Will Surprise You

Dome Karukoski’s Tolkien is full of vibrant imagery and creative cinematography which help draw the audience into a tale about a fascinating man. What I wasn’t expecting is how it would reshape my thoughts about the world fellowship. For many of us, that word means companionship Read More …

Check Out The New Trailer For “It: Chapter 2”

Get ready to be freaked out by the first trailer for It: Chapter 2 It: Chapter 2 brings the characters—who’ve long since gone their separate ways—back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film. James McAvoy (“Split,” upcoming “Glass”) stars as Read More …

Review: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ Is Lackluster

Although Pokémon Detective Pikachu has moments where it’s visually appealing, nobody should be subjected to sitting through this tedious mess. While I completely get that if you have a super Pokémon fan in the house, nothing will convince them that this “film” ( and I use Read More …

Review: ‘UglyDolls’ Is One Big Shrug Fest

STX Entertainment’s UglyDolls only serves as a vehicle to sell merchandise to the legions of kids who will be grooving to this psychedelic highly predictable groove fest full of musical numbers highlighting the vocal range of the film’s lead, Kelly Clarkson. I feel that anytime Read More …

Review: ‘The Intruder’ Is Terrifically Campy

Any film critic who is walking into Deon Taylor’s The Intruder (which opens up today) expecting some sophisticated thriller will walk out enraged. What puzzles me is why any critic would believe that Taylor’s latest project was supposed to be that in the first place. In this Read More …

Review: ‘Family’ Highlights The Modern Family Dynamic

Laura Steinel’s Family seamlessly captures the essence of today’s modern family in an honest, authentic manner. In this age of Fortnite and smartphones, very few releases in recent years have captured the detachment most middle school/high school kids feel these days. It seems Kids are faced with Read More …

‘Men In Black: International’ Trailer Is Fun

In this era of reboots and sequels, the idea of a Men In Black sequel or reboot would seem like an awful idea. However, it seems with F. Gary Gray at the helm of this, reboot, spinoff (whatever you’d like to call it) seems to not only Read More …