86.7 F
Riverside, US
Sunday, September 20, 2020

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Review

Director Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy) has brought us yet another epic with J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Set 60 years before the events of “The Lord...

“John Wick: Chapter 2” offers action fans an original sequel

It seems that taking original films and creating stale sequels and reboots has become sort of a tradition in Hollywood; in fact, sitting through any set of movie trailers it seems like stale sequels...

Space, race and space race

“Hidden Figures” tells an untold yet, remarkable true story of three intelligent African-American women who contributed to the many firsts of NASA’s historic space launches. Though, in a segregated Virginia of 1961, the ingenious...

“Seven Psychopaths” Review

After watching this movie, it’s a fair assumption that either director/screenwriter Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges”) or his marketing has some issues with basic arithmetic and vocabulary. The trailer released for “Seven Psychopaths” promised us...

“The Avengers” Movie Review

If anything can be said of “The Avengers,” it's Joss Whedon doesn't mess around. The cult favorite and multi-talented director took the gargantuan task of assembling the Avengers and transformed it to one of...

The unique horror film “Brightburn” fails to stand out in its own genre

A spin on the classic saviour from another planet trope is an interesting film idea that “Brightburn” plays with and spins into a dark take on an otherwise happy story. A Superman-type figure turning...

“Evil Dead” Falls Flat

In 1981, Sam Raimi’s “The Evil Dead” upped the gore to a ridiculous level for its Reagan-era audience. The film has since become a cult classic due to the stamp that Raimi’s creative filmmaking...

“The Age of Adaline”: Boring Dorian Gray

I have a question for all of you. Would you be comfortable being in a committed relationship with someone who had previously been in a sexual relationship with one of your parents? Just speak...

Goosebumps won’t give you too many goosebumps

I sat down to watch “Goosebumps” on the night of its premiere with no expectations whatsoever. Like many people whose childhoods spanned the mid-to-late ‘90s and early 2000s, I was familiar with the “Goosebumps”...

Superheroes: The fight between television and film

The superhero genre has become a staple in today’s film and television industry. It’s become the driving force of contemporary blockbusters, with many of them becoming the highest-grossing movies every summer. Marvel and DC...