Movie Reviews

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Review: A Gritty, Excellent Sequel

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Review: A Gritty, Excellent Sequel

Sicario 2 manages to turn what seemed like a one-off into an excellent and unlikely franchise.

Ryan Scott

King Cohen Review: An Inspiring Look at the Exploitation Genre Genius

King Cohen Review: An Inspiring Look at the Exploitation Genre Genius

The tale of a filmmaker who gave zero f's, pushed the boundaries of cinema, and created some classic movies that are here to stay.

Evan Jacobs

Superfly Review: Stupid, Senseless, Infuriating Garbage

Superfly Review: Stupid, Senseless, Infuriating Garbage

Superfly is a misogynistic, long-form rap music video that glorifies racial and ethnic stereotypes.

Julian Roman

Incredibles 2 Review: A Thrilling Superhero Sequel

Incredibles 2 Review: A Thrilling Superhero Sequel

Disney and Pixar do not disappoint after a fourteen year absence. Incredibles 2 is top notch family entertainment.

Julian Roman

American Animals Review: A Fascinating True Crime Story

American Animals Review: A Fascinating True Crime Story

A historic art heist gets a masterful film adaptation in American Animals.

Julian Roman

Hotel Artemis Review: The Coolest Movie of The Year Has Arrived

Hotel Artemis Review: The Coolest Movie of The Year Has Arrived

Director Drew Pearce, with the help of a stellar cast, has crafted a super cool ride with Hotel Artemis.

Ryan Scott

Ocean's 8 Review: A Breezy Heist Flick Loaded with Star Power

Ocean's 8 Review: A Breezy Heist Flick Loaded with Star Power

Fans of Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy will embrace the girl powered remake. It is the Mimosa of the summer box office.

Julian Roman

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review: A Dark & Scary Sequel

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review: A Dark & Scary Sequel

The fifth installment of the Jurassic Park series injects much needed terror into the dinosaur franchise.

Julian Roman

Hereditary Review: This Will Seriously Mess You Up

Hereditary Review: This Will Seriously Mess You Up

A24 and director Ari Aster deliver a horror experience like nothing else you'll find this year with Hereditary.

Ryan Scott

Adrift Review: Too Much Romance, Not Enough Survival

Adrift Review: Too Much Romance, Not Enough Survival

Shailene Woodley's sea tragedy Adrift plays out like a Nicholas Sparks young adult romance, and that's no fun.

Julian Roman

Upgrade Review: A Spectacularly Violent Micro-Budget Masterpiece

Upgrade Review: A Spectacularly Violent Micro-Budget Masterpiece

Leigh Whannell delivers his best film since Saw with the sci-fi, horror, action knockout Upgrade.

Julian Roman

Solo Review: A Fun Ride That Ultimately Feels A Little Empty

Solo Review: A Fun Ride That Ultimately Feels A Little Empty

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a summer, sci-fi popcorn flick loaded with big action, but it all feels too commercial.

Julian Roman

Deadpool 2 Review #2: Raunchy, Insanely Violent and Absolutely Ingenious

Deadpool 2 Review #2: Raunchy, Insanely Violent and Absolutely Ingenious

Everything salacious from the first Deadpool is pretty much injected with steroids in the go for broke sequel, Deadpool 2.

Julian Roman

Deadpool 2 Review: Maximum Effort Brings Maximum Results

Deadpool 2 Review: Maximum Effort Brings Maximum Results

Ryan Reynolds returns in Deadpool 2 to bring us a totally satisfying, near-perfect sequel.

Ryan Scott

Life of the Party Review #2: An Uncomfortably Awkward Experience

Life of the Party Review #2: An Uncomfortably Awkward Experience

Life of the Party unfortunately fails to live up to the bar of Melissa McCarhy's previous movies.

Trevor Norkey

Terminal Review: Margot Robbie Makes Revenge Look Delicious

Terminal Review: Margot Robbie Makes Revenge Look Delicious

Terminal is worth watching for anyone that either loves Margot Robbie or just can't get enough weird film noir.

Derek Vigeant

Life of the Party Review: Melissa McCarthy Throws a Hilarious Rager

Life of the Party Review: Melissa McCarthy Throws a Hilarious Rager

Melissa McCarthy goes back to school with heart and humor in the new comedy Life of the Party, in theaters this weekend.

Julian Roman

Infinity War Review #2: Marvel's Greatest Emotional Ride Yet

Infinity War Review #2: Marvel's Greatest Emotional Ride Yet

Avengers: Infinity War takes everything a step further than we ever imagined to deliver an emotional gut punch unseen in the MCU until now.

Trevor Norkey

Batman Ninja Review: The Dark Knight Looks Great in Glorious Anime

Batman Ninja Review: The Dark Knight Looks Great in Glorious Anime

Batman Ninja is perhaps the most artistic vision of the Caped Crusader released yet, and should be sought out by fans.

Julian Roman

Avengers: Infinity War Review: Marvel Delivers the Carnage (Spoiler-Free!)

Avengers: Infinity War Review: Marvel Delivers the Carnage (Spoiler-Free!)

Infinity War hits like a machine gun with an extended clip in its unrelenting onslaught of destruction.

Julian Roman

I Feel Pretty Review #2: An Okay Comedy with An Inspiring Message

I Feel Pretty Review #2: An Okay Comedy with An Inspiring Message

Amy Schumer manages to deliver a fun message to anyone with low self-esteem, but it could be funnier.

Trevor Norkey

Beirut Review: Jon Hamm Gets Gritty in High Stakes Spy Thriller

Beirut Review: Jon Hamm Gets Gritty in High Stakes Spy Thriller

Beirut is another solidly entertaining film from Tony Gilroy, acclaimed writer of the Jason Bourne films.

Julian Roman

I Feel Pretty Review: Amy Schumer's Well-Meaning Comedy Falls Flat

I Feel Pretty Review: Amy Schumer's Well-Meaning Comedy Falls Flat

I Feel Pretty has a girl power message that is easily embraced, but doesn't make that lesson entertaining for long enough.

Julian Roman

Truth or Dare Review #2: A Rare Blumhouse Blunder That Fails to Scare

Truth or Dare Review #2: A Rare Blumhouse Blunder That Fails to Scare

A group of friends get in way over their head while playing a game of Truth or Dare?, but it's nothing to be afraid of.

Derek Vigeant

Rampage Review: The Rock Delivers a Giant Monster Carnival of Fun

Rampage Review: The Rock Delivers a Giant Monster Carnival of Fun

Midway's arcade classic Rampage gets a first rate adaptation from director Brad Peyton starring the always reliable The Rock.

Julian Roman

Truth or Dare Review: A Slow, Boring, Miserable Experience

Truth or Dare Review: A Slow, Boring, Miserable Experience

Truth or Dare is a total letdown as producer Jason Blum delivers a Friday the 13th dud.

Julian Roman

Lowlife Review: Welcome to a Special Kind of Crazy

Lowlife Review: Welcome to a Special Kind of Crazy

Director Ryan Prows feature debut Lowlife is a blood-soaked, totally crazy, unique movie reminiscent of early Quentin Tarantino.

Ryan Scott

Borg Vs. McEnroe Review: Shia LaBeouf Serves an Ace

Borg Vs. McEnroe Review: Shia LaBeouf Serves an Ace

Borg vs. McEnroe perfectly captures the legendary players at the peak of their game and the epic Wimbledon showdown that followed.

Julian Roman

Blockers Review #2: Teen Sex Comedy Delivers an Enlightened Twist

Blockers Review #2: Teen Sex Comedy Delivers an Enlightened Twist

Blockers is a super funny and raunchy comedy starring Leslie Mann and John Cena that turns out to be a bit smarter in its approach than expected.

Julian Roman

Ready Player One Review #3: As Inspiring As It Is Fun

Ready Player One Review #3: As Inspiring As It Is Fun

Legendary Director Steven Spielberg's latest film Ready Player One promises fans a plethora of 80s nostalgia and it delivers.

Trevor Norkey

Ready Player One Review #2: Spielberg Glides in Giddy Pop Joyride

Ready Player One Review #2: Spielberg Glides in Giddy Pop Joyride

Ready Player One is an Easter egg extravaganza that comes on like a two hour serving of Frosted Flakes with every toy in the box.

Julian Roman

A Quiet Place Review #2: The Best Horror Movie Since Get Out

A Quiet Place Review #2: The Best Horror Movie Since Get Out

A Quiet Place takes its high concept and runs with it to absolute glory to become the first true sleeper blockbuster of the year.

Julian Roman

Pacific Rim Uprising Review: An Unrelenting Blast of Monstrous Fun

Pacific Rim Uprising Review: An Unrelenting Blast of Monstrous Fun

Pacific Rim Uprising proves to be a lot more fun than the original with Star Wars legend John Boyega in the lead.

Julian Roman

Unsane Review: Claire Foy Shines in Soderbergh's Murky iPhone Thriller

Unsane Review: Claire Foy Shines in Soderbergh's Murky iPhone Thriller

Steven Soderbergh's B-movie horror thriller Unsane is a murky exercise in guerrilla filmmaking.

Julian Roman

Hearts Beat Loud Review: The Feel Good Movie We Need Right Now

Hearts Beat Loud Review: The Feel Good Movie We Need Right Now

Nick Offerman delivers a terrific performance in Hearts Beat Loud, which could be the feel-good movie of the year.

Ryan Scott

Tomb Raider Review: Alicia Vikander Is So Good in Such A Bad Movie

Tomb Raider Review: Alicia Vikander Is So Good in Such A Bad Movie

Alicia Vikander reboots the Tomb Raider franchise with realism, but Lara Croft needs a better movie.

Julian Roman

Most Likely to Murder Review: Mystery Saves Mundane Comedy

Most Likely to Murder Review: Mystery Saves Mundane Comedy

Adam Pally and Rachel Bloom star in Most Likely to Murder, which is a more comedy than horror, but still kinda works.

Ryan Scott

Isle of Dogs Review: An Edgy, Luminous Joy to Behold

Isle of Dogs Review: An Edgy, Luminous Joy to Behold

Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs is a stop-motion animated movie that dazzles with creativity, and could become a certified classic in the genre.

Julian Roman

The Director and the Jedi Review: A Must-See for Star Wars Fans

The Director and the Jedi Review: A Must-See for Star Wars Fans

The Director and the Jedi provides an intimate look at Rian Johnson's process and journey of bringing Star Wars: The Last Jedi to life.

Ryan Scott

Ready Player One Review: Spielberg's Latest Is an Absolute Blast

Ready Player One Review: Spielberg's Latest Is an Absolute Blast

Steven Spielberg delightfully returns to blockbuster filmmaking with Ready Player One.

Ryan Scott