Movie Reviews

Courtesy: Focus Features

Movie Review: Wish I Was Here

For a film that cost only $6 million dollars to create, controversy swirled around Wish I Was Here. Zach Braff’s big screen directorial follow-up to Garden State enraged some fans when Braff took to Kickstarter to [...]

07/22/2014

Courtesy: Universal Pictures

Movie Review | The Purge: Anarchy

My review of The Purge is one I wish I could have back. I was too hard on the film and even though The Purge wasn’t a perfect film. It probably didn’t deserve my full [...]

07/17/2014

Courtesy: Columbia Pictures

Movie Review: Sex Tape

Sex Tape is a perfect example of film that is released during the Studio summer dumping ground in late July. Most of the major titles have passed and we are left with movies that had [...]

07/17/2014

Courtesy: The Weinstein Company/Radius

Movie Review: Snowpiercer

It’s been a long road for Snowpiercer and I’m not referring to the apocalyptic frozen train ride which is the basis of this film. Snowpiecer has actually been around since 2013 and opened in foreign markets to [...]

07/15/2014

Courtesy: 20th Century Fox

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes became a surprise hit in 2011 and was declared the best prequel ever. I loved Rise, but I hate that the word prequel is attached to that film. Sure, there are easter eggs which hint a connection to the classic Planet of the Apes franchise, but let’s be honest. Those minor links are really nothing more than homage to the original series. This new Apes franchise is its own story which continues with the highly anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

07/11/2014

Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie Review: Tammy

Even though Melissa McCarthy already starred in a film called Identity Thief, her new movie Tammy might as well have been called Identity Crisis. The previews of Tammy depict Melissa McCarthy as a down on her luck, obnoxious [...]

07/01/2014

Courtesy: The Weinstein Company

Movie Review: Begin Again

Every summer there is the little movie that could. A small film that manages to stand out in a crowd of studio tent pole releases in the dog days of summer. Dirty Dancing, Little Miss Sunshine and [...]

06/30/2014

Courtesy: Paramount Pictures

Movie Review | Transformers: Age of Extinction

To say that Michael Bay is a horrible director would be an understatement. The lazy director recycles the same shots over and over again in all of his films and his sense of humor may be the worst in Hollywood. I would call his past work an aBAYmination.

06/26/2014

Courtesy: Sony Pictures

Movie Review: Think Like A Man Too

Think Like A Man may have been a surprise hit that started a pattern of box office success for Kevin Hart, but it was not a funny at all.

06/19/2014

Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie Review: Jersey Boys

Garbage dumps, traffic round a bouts and broadway musicals are not my favorite things in the world. So you can imagine what my excitement level was over the decision to turn the musical Jersey Boys into a feature film.

06/19/2014

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