Ready Player One Film Review

Holy pop culture phenomenon! Director Steven Spielberg brings us back to our childhood with Ready Player One, a cluster fest of everything 80s and pop culture. Starring Tyler Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Mark Rylance, this film goes Maximum Overdrive on nostalgia. In 2045, every populated area in the world pretty much look like slums. To escape … Continue reading Ready Player One Film Review

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A Wrinkle in Time Movie Review

There has been a wrinkle all right.... MY PATIENCE!!! Based on a 1962 novel of the same name, A Wrinkle in Time is director Ava DuVernay's first big budget movie. The movie star Storm Reid, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, and Oprah Winfrey. Four years after the disappearance of her well-known astrophysicist father Alexander (Chris Pine), Meg Murry … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time Movie Review

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Movie Review

One of the inspirations behind Star Wars finally has a live-action adaptation. Directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element and Leon: The Professional), this movie is based from the French sci-fi comic book Valerian and Laureline. Considering that this is one of the inspirations behind classic sci-fi films such as Star Wars and The Fifth Element, it is a wonder how … Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 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

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

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