T.M. Powell

CW44_TMPowellI’m CW44’s Media Critic & ’44 on the Town’ Co-Host. I make the decisions for you when it comes to movies. Follow me on Twitter @TMtheCW44Critic and become a fan on Facebook. —T.M. Powell/ CW44-WTOG Tampa Bay

Courtesy: Disney/Pixar

Movie Review: The Good Dinosaur

As beautiful as The Good Dinosaur is on film, the story lacks characters you care about and for once Pixar forgets to make a connection with its audience. The Good Dinosaur is a rare misstep from the leaders in film animation.


Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie Review: Creed

Creed goes back to the intimate character study basics that made the original Rocky a classic, but still manages to feel big with the best boxing scenes ever put on film backed by an Oscar worthy performance from Sylvester Stallone as the aging Rocky Balboa.


Courtesy: Fox Searchlight

Movie Review: Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan owns her role as Ellis and will solidify her place in young Hollywood as Oscar buzz will likely surround her work in Brooklyn.


Courtesy: Lionsgate Entertainment

Movie Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

The Hunger Games franchise could have been your regular uninspired Young Adult series, but Jennifer Lawrence comes strong and makes sure we see the pain and vengeance in Katniss’ eyes in Mockingjay Part 2.


Courtesy: Open Road Films

Movie Review: Spotlight

In today’s media where the focus is on no talent reality stars and their egotistical lifestyles, Spotlight gives the audience a past glimpse of real reporting that can change the world we live in.


Courtesy: STX Entertainment

Movie Review: Secret in Their Eyes

Secret in Their Eyes plays like an episode of Law and Order with the obvious revenge filled twists and events you can see coming from a mile away.


Courtesy: Columbia Pictures/SONY

Movie Review: The Night Before

Rogen’s hilarious role makes The Night Before worth the price of admission even if the rest of the film is lacking that special something that makes it a groundbreaking comedy.


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The 4: Best Movie Duos

A great pair can make a movie whether it’s an odd couple, police partners or just two lovable dopes for example. The team up of contrasting personalities can create movie magic on-screen leading to you […]


Courtesy: Focus Features

Movie Review: Suffragette

Mulligan and Gleeson turn in strong showings that make the hard to watch Suffragette worth at least one viewing just to gain perspective on the brutal way of life for many of these women that were striving for equality.


Courtesy: 20th Century Fox

Movie Review: The Peanuts Movie

Longtime fans of the series should be proud of this film that will hopefully lead to a whole new generations discovering Schulz’s creations.



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