The Beguiled | Movie Review

There are many instances in Hollywood in which the creative team is not in sync with the marketing team on a film. Edge of Tomorrow is a great example of the marketing team doing a poor job promoting what turned out to be a great a film, but The Beguiled

Transformers: The Last Knight | Movie Review

Transformers is not a new franchise. By this point in time, you should know if you like these films or not. Transformers: The Last Knight is the fifth installment in the long-running series based on Hasbro toys. Most people looking for a review of a new Transformers movie want to

All Eyez On Me | Movie Review

After the success of Straight Outta Compton last year, several studios were looking to capitalize on the R-rated rap docu-drama formula. While Straight Outta Compton wasn’t the first rap-based film to perform well both critically and commercially, it made such a loud splash that several gestating films were quickly put

The Book of Henry | Movie Review

Before you consider going to see The Book of Henry, you need to be sure that your heart can take the next hour and 45 minutes of emotional rollercoaster you are about to embark upon.  The trailer shows only a bit of what is in store, and the heartaches and

The Hero | Movie Review

Westerns are, for the most part, formulaic.  There is a rugged hero, steadfast and sure, who will ride through beautiful vistas. He'll make friends along the way and best the odds, facing down men tougher than he is. All of this because moviegoers like it when the good guy wins.Sadly,

The Mummy | Movie Review

the mummy movie review

In 1999 I saw a film called The Mummy which was a reboot a 1932 Boris Karloff film of the same name. That original film was a Universal Studios property that was from the era that included the original monster films such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Wolfman. The 1999

It Comes At Night | Movie Review

It Comes At Night trailer

Apocalypse settings are a fun template for any film.  They can be because of anything.  Zombies, aliens, viral infections, solar flares, mist, or time travel has gone wrong.  What these type of stories offer the writer is a chance to take the world we know and give it a twisted reinterpretation.