Tampa Bay Movie Critic T.M. Powell
I’m going to be completely honest with you – I knew nothing about Stephen Hawking’s personal life whatsoever. Call me ignorant, but I just knew of Hawking as one of the world’s leading minds who [...]
J.K. Simmons is what you would call an “oh that guy” type of actor. His sad dog face is very recognizable and he’s been in everything from Law and Order, Juno, the Farmers Insurance commercials [...]
Every decade a movie comes along that makes you buy into the weirdness – a piece of film that shows you something so strange and groundbreaking that it sticks with you far after the movie is [...]
Ever since we saw the look of sadness on Bill Murray’s face ten years ago when he lost the Best Actor Oscar race to Sean Penn (Mystic River), everyone has wanted to give the beloved [...]
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 [...]