Tampa Bay Movie Critic T.M. Powell
At this point in his career, Denzel Washington is comfortable just being Denzel in many roles. We all know what a fantastic actor Washington is, but I feel he just mails it in for a paycheck in [...]
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 [...]
I’ve spent a great deal of time discussing the greatness that was the movie class of 1994. Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, The Shawshank Redemption, Dumb and Dumber and The Lion King were all released during that [...]
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.
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.
As morbid as it sounds, the “Cancer Movie” has become a genre all on its own in the world of film. First only thought to live in the realm of the chick flick, but movies [...]
Movie patrons who are sick of remakes, comic book movies or sequels may look to the new Tom Cruise Sci-Fi extravaganza Edge of Tomorrow as a breath of original fresh air. Wrong! Edge of Tomorrow rips [...]
A two-hour drive in your car doesn’t seem like it would make for an intense movie experience. Sure you could strap a bomb to the car like in Speed or transport some Coors beer like [...]
Film audiences (including myself) love a feel-good “based on a true story” sports movie. Rudy, The Blind Side and one of my favorites, Cool Runnings turned reality into box office dollars and the affection of fans towards the real [...]
If you’ve read any of my family film reviews or seen ’44 on the Town’ that airs every Sunday at 11am on CW44 (cheap plug), I’ve gained the reputation as the ‘Kid Movie Killer’. I [...]