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 …

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 …

’21 Bridges’ Trailer features Boseman Out For Justice

Chadwick Boseman branches out from his Wakanda roots to take on the lead role in STX Entertainment’s 21 Bridges. Check out this trailer – This film follows an embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman), who is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after Read More …

Review: Game Of Thrones Season 8 Ep 2 The Winds Of War Have Picked Up

If the first episode of the eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones was a set up for this season then last nights calm before the storm was a prelude to heartbreak, Sunday’s episode was one of the best written of the entire season. Not only Read More …

Review: ‘The Public’ Is Surprisingly Deep

Emilio Estevez’s The Public shines a harsh light on the growing number of homeless men and woman roaming the streets of every major U.S. city. Estevez doesn’t seek to preach but does send an unambiguous and meticulous message in each visual that makes it on screen. Read More …

Review: ‘The Curse Of La Llorona’ Will Scare The Hell Out Of You

If I’m completely upfront with you all, I’ve never been a fan of horror films. On the rare chance that a release in that genre piques my interest, it more than likely has some connection to a previous movie I loved. This release was no Read More …