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

The Great Wall Movie Review

Despite what Wikipedia says, the Chinese apparently built the Great Wall because of dragon-type monsters... Directed by Zhang Yimou (Hero and House of Flying Daggers), this movie stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Andy Lau, and Pedro Pascal. Set in the Song dynasty, the movie revolves around William (Damon), a European mercenary who stumbles upon the Great Wall … Continue reading The Great Wall Movie Review

Passengers Film Review

Jennifer Lawrence as your only companion in space? SIGN ME UP! After the commercial and critical success of 2014's The Imitation Game, director Morten Tyldum enters the sci-fi genre with Passengers, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. In the deep void of space, Jim Preston (Pratt), a passenger of the space ship Avalon, prematurely wakes up … Continue reading Passengers Film Review

Doctor Strange Film Review

The MCU delves into the mystical art of CGI... The fourteenth film in the series, Doctor Strange is Marvel's latest contribution to the superhero genre. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Mads Mikkelsen, this film attempts to offer something new to the MCU table. The film is about arrogant neurosurgeon Stephen Strange...I mean, DOCTOR Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch)... looking for … Continue reading Doctor Strange Film Review