The Foreigner Film Review

No! Just no! You have no right to break Jackie Chan's heart! Directed by Martin Campbell (GoldenEye and Green Lantern), The Foreigner the live adaptation of Stephen Leather's novel, The Chinaman. Phew, kinda happy they changed the title... After a terrorist bombing killed his daughter (Katie Leung), restaurant owner Ngoc Minh Quan (Jackie Chan) asks British government official … Continue reading The Foreigner Film Review

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

Bulletproof umbrellas: check. Cigarette lighter bombs: check. Hi-tech gadgets: check. A fan of the original who is disappointed at the sequel: check. Director Matthew Vaughn, with Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, and Mark Strong, returns at the helm of the Kingsman franchise. Teaming up with new characters portrayed by Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, and … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes Film Review

Apes together strong! Rise, Dawn, and War films together... awesome!!! Directed by Matt Reeves, War for the Planet of the Apes is the third installment of the prequel/reboot of the franchise. Starring Andy Serkis once again as the apes' charismatic leader, this film cements  the entire trilogy as one the bests in recent years. Years after Dawn of the … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes Film Review

The Mummy (2017) Movie Review

9 years since The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Universal Pictures aims to reestablish the OG of the Cinematic Universe, the Universal Monsters Universe, with a new name: the Dark Universe. Directed by Alex Kurtzman (co-wrote The Legend of Zorro and the reboot Star Trek franchise), The Mummy is the first of a series of remakes by Universal Pictures … Continue reading The Mummy (2017) Movie Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Movie Review

"The worst pirate we've heard of" returns in the fifth installment of the franchise. If The Fast and the Furious can get 8 movies, then Pirates of the Caribbean can do so as well. In its latest addition to the franchise, Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush welcome new characters portrayed by Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, and Kaya … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Film Review

In just two films, the GotG franchise has achieved what The Fast and the Furious has lazily attempted in eight: showcasing the value of family. Director James Gunn attempts to recapture the surprising success of the first GotG film.  Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Dave Bautista return as the core members, while Kurt Russell, … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Film Review

Kong: Skull Island Film Review

King Kong is sick and tired of these stupid @$$ humans in his stupid @$$ island! Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Kong: Skull Island is the second installment in Legendary and Warner Bros' MonsterVerse, a cinematic universe where Godzilla, King Kong, and other kaijus exist. With an ensemble cast featuring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, … Continue reading Kong: Skull Island Film Review