Category: Movie Reviews

Top 5 Robin Hood Films

Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Gang of Outlaws.

Movie Review: Skyscraper

How far would you jump to save your family?

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Director: Billy Wilder Rating: Not Rated Starring: Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe Screenplay: Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond Music By: Adolph Deutsch Cinematography: Charles Lang Running Time: 121 minutes Premiered: March 29, 1959 Synopsis: When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they…

Top 5 Worst Book-to-Screen Adaptations

Not a definitive listing, just the ones I currently find the most egregious.  Anne With an E (2018, TV)     I am a purist in that I think movie or television adaptations of well-loved books should stick as close as possible to the…

Ant-Man and The Wasp: A Review

Director: Peyton Reed Rating: PG-13 Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily, Michael Douglas, Michael Pena Screenplay: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers Music By: Christophe Beck Cinematography: Dante Spinotti Running Time: 118 minutes Premiered: July 6, 2018 (USA) Synopsis: As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero…

Jurassic World-Fallen Kingdom: A Review

Director: J.A. Bayona Rating: PG-13 Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, B.D. Wong Screenplay: Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow Based On Characters Created By: Michael Crichton Music By: Michael Giacchino Cinematography: Oscar Faura Running Time: 128 minutes Premiered: June 22, 2018 (USA)  Synopsis: When…

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Director: Roar Uthaug Rating: PG-13 Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu Screenplay: Geneva Robertson-Dworet & Alastair Siddons Story by: Evan Daugherty & Geneva Robertson-Dworet Music By: Junkie XL (as Tom Holkenborg) Cinematography: George Richmond Running Time: 1 hour 58 minutes Premiered: March…

Movie Review: The Rider

Director: Chloe Zhao Rating: R Starring: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau Screenplay: Chloe Zhao Based on the Life of: Brady Jandreau Music By: Nathan Halpern     Cinematography: Joshua James Richards Running Time: 104 Minutes Premiered: April 15, 2018 (USA-Limited) Synopsis: After suffering a near…

Top 5 Films That Should Have Been Better

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey Synopsis: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. Once he pulls the sword from the stone, he…

Movie Review- Solo: A Star Wars Story

Director: Ron Howard Rating: PG-13 Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Paul Bettany, Donald Glover Screenplay: Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan Based on Characters By: George Lucas Music By: John Powell Cinematography: Bradford Young Running Time: 135 Minutes Premiered: May 25, 2018 (USA)…

Mansfield Park-Book versus 2007 Movie

Book Synopsis: ‘We have all been more or less to blame … every one of us, excepting Fanny’ Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and…

Movie Review: When We First Met

Given the tightening margins in the film industry, most major studios prefer to rely on proven hits versus cultivating new talent; which is how every hit movie nowadays seems to span endless sequels and prequels. Without Netflix, a lot of solid, middle of the road movies would never reach an audience.

Kenyan Library

Life in the pages :) Literature Obsessed, Lover of Art & Photography... Say Hi and Stick Around.

Life of Chaz

Welcome to My Life

The Renegade Press

Tales from the mouth of a wolf

What's She Reading?

Because the only thing better than reading is more reading.

Kenyan Library

Life in the pages :) Literature Obsessed, Lover of Art & Photography... Say Hi and Stick Around.

Life of Chaz

Welcome to My Life

The Renegade Press

Tales from the mouth of a wolf

What's She Reading?

Because the only thing better than reading is more reading.

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