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: 20th Century Fox

Movie Review: The Martian

Ridley Scott’s execution is flawless, but what makes The Martian special is its heart which is provided by a career defining performance by Matt Damon.


Courtesy: SONY/TriStar Pictures

Movie Review: The Walk

The Walk may take a while to get off the ledge, but once it does. You’ll be holding your breath and afraid to look up at the screen.


Courtesy: Lions Gate Entertainment

Movie Review: Sicario

Blunt may be the lead, but Benicio Del Torro is the star of the Sicario. His performance will surely garner Oscar Buzz playing a consultant who is one bad dude and not to be messed with.


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The 4: Horror Movie Icons

There are certain figures in the Horror movie genre that stand out. They strike fear in your hearts or make you cringe with their horrific actions. You see these faces of fear and immediately know […]


Courtesy: Bleecker Street Films

Movie Review: Pawn Sacrifice

Fischer is shown as a greedy, arrogant and paranoid bigot. Pawn Sacrifice leaves too much on the cutting room floor and creates a figure at the center who’s hard to root for.


Courtesy: Sony Pictures Classics

Movie Review: Grandma

Lily Tomlin makes a bummer of a film watchable, because of her performance. It’s a one woman show in Grandma.


Courtesy: Universal Studios

Movie Review: Everest

Everest is a raw depiction of life on the biggest peak in the world, but the story telling makes for a boring spectacle. For a movie about the tallest mountain in the world, Everest is pretty flat.


Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie Review: Black Mass

For such a wild story of crime and violence that could have been intriguing, Black Mass is quite a bore.


Courtesy: 20th Century Fox

Movie Review | Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

The Maze Runner was one of the surprise films of last fall.The YA (Young Adult) film appealed to the young and older fellows much like the Twilight franchise did with older women. The action was […]


Courtesy: Universal Studios

Movie Review: The Visit

Shyamalan still has a long way to go to repair his career, but The Visit is a fun little horror film at times with an eerie vibe that manages to keep you guessing.