Movie Reviews


As summer starts to kick into full gear, this year’s lineup of blockbuster has already put up several heavy hitters. In a long running slate of sequels and reboots of fan favorites landing all over the map in terms of positive/negative reception, it is both surprising and inevitable that one of the year’s most anticipated additions to one of several franchises that we know and love is Disney and Pixar’s release of Toy Story 4. This is...

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Toy Story 4 – adds a whole new meaning to the well-known, phrase “To Infinity and Beyond”… it extends lighthearted humor with an emotional touch that has been a hallmark of the Toy Story franchise.  It’s full of blissful animation and delivers delight when it sticks to Pixar/Disney’s way of telling a story to provide a classic, heartfelt, humorous film with the well-known characters, Woody, Buzz Lightyearand the other lovable magical...

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It’s been hard to gauge the level of anticipation for Disney’s recent streak of live-action adaptations. While many reboot attempts such as the recent Dumbo have seen lackluster reception from both critics and audiences, so far none have resulted in a complete box office disaster. So as far as Disney is concerned, there is a legitimate audience for these movies. So whether the truth of the studio’s live-action adaptations up to and...

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I have a confession to make. This is really hard for me, but I think it needs to be said. After all, it’s 2019. Things are different. And even though I know I’ll get a lot of hate for this, I think it’s time for me to just come out and say it. I like action movies. There, I said it. Hopefully my mom will still hug me and my dad can look me in the eye. But part of the reason I say this is because of Keanu Reeves and the John...

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We live in such a bizarre time in cinematic history. While there may be some fatigue with the consistent slate of sequels, reboots, franchise favorites, and adaptations, it certainly isn’t reflected in the box office, which continues to break records every year. At the same time, some of the ideas for new films that make headlines as they enter development seem to get bigger and weirder every year. That being said, a...

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If you are like me and looking for a romantic and suspenseful film with a moral, redemptive narrative, then this movie is definitely a must watch. Staring an ensemble cast of A-list actors – Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Alexander Skarsgard, and Flora Thiemann – The Aftermath takes place in the wake of World War II where an English woman, Rachael Morgan (Knightley), is reunited with her English husband, Lewis Morgan (Clarke), in a...

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