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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)…

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.

Movie Review: Bright

Lord of the Rings meets Bad Boys meets Die Hard is the best way to describe this film. Will Smith (Daryl Ward) plays a LA cop counting down the next five years until he can retire. Joel Edgerton (Nick Jakoby) portrays the first Orc, yes orc, to become a cop under the LAPD diversity program.

Movie Review: Assassin’s Creed

  Director: Justin Kurzel Rating: PG-13 Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons Screenplay: Michael Lesslie, Adam Cooper, & Bill Collage Based On the Video Game by: Patrick Desilets, Corey May, & Jade Raymond Music By: Jed Kurzel Cinematography: Adam Arkapaw Running Time: 115…

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