Tag "Mark Pacis Movie Reviews"

War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Rise of the Planet of the Apes was nothing less than a dark horse success story. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes stunned again and showed us that it wasn’t

What We Started – LA Film Festival Review

Electronic dance music (EDM) is one of the biggest genres in music today. It’s so big that it’s beginning to cross over into many other musical genres as well. Yet

Ex Machina – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Ex Machina hits stores on June 6th. Alex Garland has shown us numerous times that he is one of the best sci-fi writers working today. Although it’s not as thrilling as

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman (finally) brings hope and optimism to the DCEU. In its relatively short existence, the DC Extended Universe has gone through its fair share of unpleasant criticism. Hardcore DC

Dredd – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Dredd hits stores on June 6th. In this gritty reboot of the 1995 film, Dredd is an unapologetically violent and entertaining film that lives up to the spirit of the comic.

Logan – Blu-ray Review

Logan hits stores on May 23rd. In comparison to other superhero solo outings, Logan is very unique. Instead of an action adventure movie, Logan is an emotional character-driven drama. Michael

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

The Pirates of the Caribbean films have been entertaining audiences around the world since 2003. After the lackluster response to 2011’s On Stranger Tides, many thought that this was the end of

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – Blu-ray Review

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter hits stores on May 16th. Believe it or not, the Resident Evil film franchise has been around for 15 years now. As the subtitle implies, Resident

Snatched Review

Throughout the entire history of Hollywood, there have been many R-rated comedies featuring families. Vacation and Step Brothers are just some examples that come to mind. On the other hand, there

Alien: Covenant Review

Alien: Covenant brings the terror back to the franchise. When Ridley Scott returned to the sci-fi genre with Prometheus, the response to the film was lackluster to say the least. Many were

3:10 to Yuma – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

3:10 to Yuma hits stores on May 2nd. The Western genre had a bit of resurgence in the early 90s with films like Unforgiven and Tombstone. Hollywood hasn’t really made

Rings – Blu-ray Review

Rings hits stores on May 2nd. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Samara scare American audiences with her deadly VHS tape. Fifteen years to be exact. Since then,

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a wonderful but somewhat lesser sequel. In 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy surprised everyone with its off-the-wall humor and killer soundtrack. James Gunn’s

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is now available in stores. With Lord Voldemort growing increasingly powerful, Harry Potter and crew find themselves in the middle of yet another adventure.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is now available in stores. It’s very difficult to successfully translate the contents of a book to film. It’s much more difficult

Unforgettable Review

Unforgettable doesn’t live up to its title. Once in a while, a thriller comes along and strikes a chord with audiences and instantly becomes a cultural phenomenon. Films like Fatal

The Promise Review

The Promise doesn’t really live up to its promise. The Armenian genocide is one of the biggest untold stories in all of human history. Early in the 20th century, over

The Boss Baby Review

The Boss Baby won’t blow away audiences but families should get a kick out of it. DreamWorks Animation has had a wide spectrum of good and bad films. Kung Fu

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits stores on March 28. For a non-Harry Potter fan, there’s a lot to like about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. From

Sing – Blu-ray Review

Illumination Entertainment houses a few likable films in its portfolios, but Sing may be Illumination’s most charming film yet. Let’s be honest here, though, Sing doesn’t reinvent the wheel at