T.M. Powell movie reviews

Courtesy: The Weinstein Company

Movie Review | Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

For all the people out there that say, “Whah, whah, whah. All you like is comic book movies!” I give you Sin City, a star-studded film based on a popular cult comic series from Dark Horse [...]

08/22/2014

Courtesy: Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie Review: If I Stay

I’m not going to lie to you. I was already making fun of If I Stay before I even had a chance to see it. The film looked like your average sappy teen love story [...]

08/21/2014

Courtesy: The Weinstein Company

Movie Review: The Giver

I have never read The Giver, but if it’s as boring as the new film adaptation starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Brenton Thwaites as the receiver of knowledge Jonas – I’m glad I never read it. [...]

08/13/2014

Courtesy: Universal Pictures

Movie Review: Get On Up

James Brown may be known as The Godfather of Soul, but who knew the guy was such a crazy control freak battling major demons from domestic violence, womanizing and drug abuse?! The new biopic Get [...]

07/31/2014

Courtesy: Universal Pictures

Movie Review: Lucy

Luc Besson has always been a director that gave us something different in his films. He brought us a totally creepy, but often sweet tale of a hit man and his young female apprentice in [...]

07/24/2014

Courtesy: Clarius Entertainment

Movie Review: And So It Goes

Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton take the lead in the new Rob Reiner film, And So It Goes about a successful realtor with a mean streak who has his world turned upside down when his granddaughter [...]

07/24/2014

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: 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

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