Movie Review

Come Play – Blu-ray Review

Directing his first feature horror film, writer/director Jacob Chase is already at ease with making audiences uneasy. Chase’s less-is-more approach gives audiences a glimpse of the monster through the use

Love and Monsters – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Young adult films typically follow a pretty familiar formula. A young person full of self-doubt finds themselves and, in the end, find their first, true love. While Love and Monsters follow the

Another Round Review – Cheers to a Sobering Experience

Norwegian psychiatrist Finn Skårderud came up with a theory that humanity was born with a 0.05% deficit in alcohol in their blood. Thus, to find a kind of physiological balance,

Wonder Woman 1984 Review: Hopeful, heartbreaking, heartwarming, heroic

2020 has been a rough year for Wonder Woman 1984, and after many delays, the live-action sequel will finally debut this month in theaters and on HBO Max. Patty Jenkins

Wolfwalkers Review – The Leader of the Animated Pack

It’s no secret that the filmmakers behind The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea are adept at adapting Celtic folklore for modern audiences. Their latest film, Wolfwalkers, is no different. Wolfwalkers is a movie that’s

Ip Man: Kung Fu Master Review – A Straight Kick to the Face

For the past couple of years, a brand new movie about Sifu Ip Man has come out during the holiday season. At this point, two things are a given around

Total Recall (1990) – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

 Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall encompasses what a typical Carolco film was like back in the day. It’s a big-budget film that features plenty of bloody action, cutting-edge special effects, and stars one

All My Life Review – Love is a Manipulative Tearjerker

A lot of movie watchers will go into All My Life with the mindset that they’re walking into a manipulative tearjerker expertly planned to appeal to sentimental audiences. For the

Beverly Hills Cop 4K Blu-ray Review

Eddie Murphy made his big-screen debut with 1982’s 48 Hrs., a “buddy cop” movie that launched his career as a movie star. Two years later, he continued that tradition with

Antebellum – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

When you promote your film in the same vein as Get Out or Us, it’s only normal to have certain expectations about the film. Unfortunately, Antebellum is an unbearably slow and cluttered film

Maybe Next Year Review – On the Road to Victory

Life as a Philadelphia Eagles fan has never been easy. We’ve come close to a Super Bowl title, but the Eagles would always end up disappointing us. For the city

Pixar’s Soul Review

Disney has experimented with the live-action Mulan, releasing it as premium content under Disney+. With the upcoming Pixar film, Soul, it will forgo any extra fees and will be heading

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane captivate in Let Him Go (Review)

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane were husband and wife, respectively, in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. They definitely had onscreen chemistry, and that proved fruitful since they are reunited in

Kick-Ass – 4K Ultra HD Steelbook Blu-ray Review

When I originally reviewed Kick-Ass in 2017, I gave it a favorable review by calling it “ahead of its time.” Upon watching it again, my thoughts on the film have stayed the

AFI FEST 2020: Under the Open Sky (Subarashiki Sekai) Review – What a Wonderful Life

A former gangster wants to leave the life of crime is a story we’ve seen time and time again. Yet writer/director Miwa Nishikawa upends these expectations to paint a much

AFI FEST 2020: Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds Review – A Herzogian Meteor Shower

With Into the Inferno, Werner Herzog is probably the only man who would look at a volcano and think of its impact on the origins of humankind. So it’s no surprise

AFI FEST 2020: Shadow in the Cloud Review – A Nightmare on the Senses

It’s easy to describe Shadow in the Cloud is an insane film. It’s also best described as a mixture between The Twilight Zone‘s “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” and Ridley Scott’s Alien. Unfortunately, as

AFI FEST 2020: The Father Review – The Tragic Truth About Dementia

Dementia is a delicate subject matter that affects a lot of families. It just so happens that it’s also the subject matter of one of the most well-acted films of

AFI FEST 2020: Sound of Metal Review – Silence is Golden

Imagine living out your dreams, only for it to derail in a blink of an eye. It’s a concept that’s not that difficult to imagine. It’s this idea that’s the

AFI FEST 2020: Belushi Review – Everybody Needs Somebody to Love

R.J. Cutler’s Belushi approaches his subject matter with such a love for him and his wild comedic talent. Although the film doesn’t have many surprise revelations in store for you, Cutler’s