Category: Movie Reviews

Now Watching: John Wick: Cha..

Now Watching: John Wick: Chapter 2

When a movie does as well as John Wick, you can absolutely expect a sequel. Who are we kidding, you know it’s immediately going to be slated for a trip to franchise island. Knowing that, it’s difficult to see how to improve on the wholesale carnage, humor and heart of a movie meant to be […]

February 10, 2017

Now Watching: xXX: The Retur..

Now Watching: xXX: The Return of Xander Cage

The Return of Xander Cage is the third in the xXx franchise. A franchise everyone was completely convinced was dead when the foo– *ahem* team making the second installment had the audacity to announce Xander Cage was dead. It gets a rating of 3 out of 5 from me. You’ll be happy to know (if […]

February 2, 2017

Now Watching: Live By Night ..

Now Watching: Live By Night – Movie Review

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.  Let’s just get this out of the way, cinematographer, Robert Richardson is a bloody genius because this movie is absolutely gorgeous. His use of environment, light and dark created a backdrop that melds perfectly with the ‘20s vibe and set an almost tangible tone for the film. And whomever did […]

January 13, 2017

Now Watching: The Bye Bye Ma..

Now Watching: The Bye Bye Man – Movie Review

I love horror movies; good ones, bad ones; big budget, low budget, studio or indie. I’m always down to give a flick the chance to scare the ever-loving crap out of me or just leave me with paranoid dreams and conspiracy theories (it’s happened, let’s not discuss it). I’m particularly fond of the boogie man […]

January 13, 2017

Now Watching: A Monster Call..

Now Watching: A Monster Calls – Movie Review

A Monster Calls is an intense journey through the stages of grief, and coping with the inexorable approach of death. You’re going to cry -whether you weep on the inside or bawl openly in the dark movie theater is really your only choice. I know, with an opening like that, what else is there really […]

January 6, 2017