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 – Atomic Blonde

Based upon the graphic novel The Coldest City by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, Atomic Blonde undergoes a change of title (for the better) and delivers on every level I was praying that it would.  Set during the Cold War, the film follows MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) as she endeavors to recover a... Continue Reading →

Review – The Mummy (2017)

As you may be aware, The Mummy is not only a revival of the classic Universal monster who first hit the big screen way back in 1932 (as portrayed by Boris Karloff) but is also an effort by Universal to launch their own connected universe, ala Marvel's MCU, built around their movie monster library.  To... Continue Reading →

59. Star Trek Beyond

I've never considered myself a Trekkie.  I watched some of the original Star Trek series in syndication as a kid (I'm not old enough to have watched it as it originally aired.  It feels so nice to say that.) but it never hooked me.  I did enjoy J.J. Abrams's 2009 Star Trek, however, and -... Continue Reading →

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