Review – Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Full disclosure: I saw Sicario: Day of the Soldado out of a sense of obligation to the Movie March. I saw the original Sicario in the theater back in 2015 and thought it was fine. But, while there's nothing inherently wrong with them, these hard-edged crime movies aren't generally my cup of chocolate milk. I... Continue Reading →

Review – Incredibles 2

Fourteen years is a long time between installments within a film franchise and, for most, it would be too much to overcome.  Audiences have relatively short memories and many once-bankable intellectual properties have been met with apathy and disinterest after waiting too long to return to theaters.  Scream, Terminator, and Alien all struggled and ultimately... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Captain Phillips

Original US release date: October 11, 2013 Production budget: $55,000,000 Worldwide gross: $218,791,811 Ahhh, is there anyone more appropriate for portraying the everyman hero character than the great Tom Hanks?  Years before Hanks portrayed Captain Chesley Sullenberger in 2016's Sully Hanks portrayed Richard Phillips, captain of the Maersk Alabama, which was infamously hijacked by Somali... Continue Reading →

Review – Get Out

It's always fun to see an established talent step out of their comfort zone.  That's exactly what Jordan Peele - most closely associated with the comedy duo of Key and Peele, along with Keegan Michael Key - has done with Get Out.  Stepping far away from his comedic safe zone, Peele takes the reigns as... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑