Tag "Mark Pacis Movie Reviews"

Leatherface Review

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was one of those films that were game changers in the horror genre. Although it was a low budget film, it was a game-changer for the

Kick-Ass – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Before Deadpool and Kingsman, there was Kick-Ass. Kick-Ass is a highly entertaining and ultra-violent film that fully embraces the spirit of the comic book. That is to say, writers Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman do a

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Blu-ray Review

Upon my initial viewing of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, I thoroughly enjoyed what I saw (review here). Even on my second viewing while watching the

The Mountain Between Us Review

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a survival thriller in theaters. Unlike typical Hollywood behavior, the success of The Revenant did not spring a ton of survival thrillers to capitalize on

Thelma Review

Genre films isn’t typically the type of film one would see at the Academy Awards.  Not to mention the lack of success genre films have had at the Oscars. At the

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review

In 2015, Kingsman: The Secret Service surprised audiences with its stylishly entertaining take on the spy genre. With a worldwide total of $414 million, it was only a matter of time before

American Assassin Review

Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp series has been popular with book readers for over a decade now. As it is with any best-seller, Hollywood came knocking in order to adapt to

The Mummy – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Universal Pictures’ “Dark Universe” was going to be the cinematic universe that combined all of the Universal Monsters. Unfortunately, The Mummy isn’t the kind of film that you want to

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. Review

It’s been twenty long years since we lost The Notorious B.I.G. To this day, his presence still looms large over the entire hip-hop landscape. Although there have been several documentaries

In This Corner of the World Review

A couple of days ago, on August 6th, the people of Hiroshima come together to commemorate the tragic events of the atomic bomb. On this day of remembrance, film screenings,

Ingrid Goes West Review

Within the past decade, social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have taken over our lives. Using these platforms, we have the ability to curate idealized versions of our

It Stains the Sands Red – LA Film Festival Review

Zombies have had a resurgence within the past couple of years. This is due, mostly, to the mega-popularity of AMC’s “The Walking Dead”. However, the zombie subgenre hasn’t really given

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