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

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Beauty and the Beast Film Review

Disney continues to pull the "Let's Make It Live-Action" lever... This time, it's one of the films of the Disney Renaissance in the 90s. After Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Maleficent, and The Jungle Book, Disney hires director Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, Dreamgirls, and ...strangely... the last two Twilight movies) to helm the live-action remake of the 1991 classic Beauty … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast Film 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

Sing Film Review

The director of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the production company that gave us The Secret Life of Pets combine forces for an animated musical. This is a "hit or miss" situation. Let's face it. The Secret Life of Pets, another 2016 animated animal-based movie from Illumination Entertainment, was ultimately disappointing. So when Sing premiered, … Continue reading Sing 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