The story is simplistic and doesn’t do enough to differentiate from the original, but this Magnificent Seven is a movie practically anyone could, and likely will, enjoy.
Blair Witch is unlikely to have the cultural resonance of The Blair Witch Project, but it’s still an enjoyable entry in the found footage horror catalog.
Suicide Squad is not the full course correction the DCEU so desperately needs, but it manages to be enjoyable thanks to memorable characters and genuinely good performances.
The Killing Joke tries to expand upon the comic that inspired it and fails to entertain on nearly every single level, both artistic and technical.
As remakes and reboots go, Ghostbusters (2016) is good one, and that isn’t something said of many attempts at restarting a beloved property.
[WARNING – This review contains SPOILERS.] Superhero fiction owes a debt to Edgar Rice Burroughs it has yet to fully repay. One of the greatest writers of his age, many of Burroughs’ creations had a hand in inspiring the first superheroes. Before Superman was leaping tall buildings in a single bound, John Carter was jumping […]
It is well understood that Pixar sequels without out “toy” in the title are never as good as their predecessors. Where Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 elevated their franchises, both Cars 2 and Monsters University proved that, y’know, one movie really was enough. Into this current swims Finding Dory, a sequel to 2003’s […]
[WARNING – This review of X-Men: Apocalypse contains SPOILERS.] The year is 1973. Following his assault on President Richard Nixon, ferromancer Erik Lehnsherr became Public Enemy Number One. Shapeshifter Raven Darkholme inadvertently became the face of a movement and a hero to thousands of young people after stopping the assassination attempt. And Charles Xavier, the world’s […]