Review – Hotel Artemis

Though Drew Pearce has a couple of significant writing credits on his résumé, having his name on the scripts for both Iron Man 3 and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Hotel Artemis marks his debut as a feature film director (in addition to writing the screenplay).  And what a debut to have, landing Jodie Foster (The... Continue Reading →

Review – Gringo

Admittedly, movies in the vein of Nash Edgerton's Gringo aren't always my cup of tea. I can't really explain why, outside of possibly my difficulty in relating to and empathizing with criminals that are also ostensibly the protagonist(s) of the film. I took a chance on this one, anyway, due to the strong cast and... Continue Reading →

Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming

I say without any hint of hyperbole that SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING may be the most anticipated film in movie history.  For so long, Spider-Man struggled under Sony to find his voice.  The Sam Raimi films starring Tobey Maguire were certainly strong, but not exactly the Spider-Man that we had all known and loved since 1962 (or whenever... Continue Reading →

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