The Purge is an easily commendable film to those who like the short, sweet, and cathartic violent enjoyment of a solid thriller.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago68 Comments
This film makes for pretty good popcorn entertainment – and (almost) demonstrates that Hollywood movies can still entrance, even in the age of frantic blockbusters stuffed full with hollow eye candy.
by Sandy Schaefer | 2 years ago33 Comments
The by-the-numbers kid’s movie elements (which includes an unnecessary romance subplot) prevents Epic from completely living up to its name.
by Sandy Schaefer | 2 years ago27 Comments
At times, Fast & Furious 6 is a little unwieldy, saddled with a lot of added baggage, but it’s still an extremely entertaining ride.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago39 Comments
The Iceman is an average biopic that is elevated to something higher based solely on the strength of its star.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago19 Comments
Iron Man 3 should provide enough fun and excitement for both Iron Man die-hards and newly acquired Avengers fans.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago356 Comments
Mud is worthy viewing if you’re looking for a wonderfully strange indie folk tale – but be ready to invest the stamina needed to pull through the slower segments.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago14 Comments
Melodrama and predictable reveals keep the film from being the mind-bending creation that Kosinski may have envisioned, but the director still presents a captivating future with rich visuals.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago173 Comments
Remakes don’t get much better than this – in terms of revitalizing the franchise and servicing both veteran and newcomer viewers.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago66 Comments
As a whole, this makes for an audacious, yet enthralling and even transcendent, portrait of maturity sprouting from a place of corruption and avarice.
The Croods is yet another successful film for Dreamworks, managing to land somewhere between their best works (Panda, Dragon) and their lackluster efforts.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago4 Comments
The story of Oscar Diggs is a worthwhile tale with a satisfying payoff – an experience that will leave most filmgoers glad that Raimi decided to investigate the humbug behind the curtain.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago67 Comments
Stoker is worthy viewing for those who are fans of its director or are open to exploring a very unconventional cinematic story, made in homage of classic Hitchcock.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago16 Comments
The Last Stand is a fun throwback to the days of formulaic but immensely entertaining Schwarzenegger-led films
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago32 Comments
Successfully pays homage to its spaghetti western inspiration and disturbing source material with sharp performances, entertaining characters, as well as poignant violence.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago127 Comments
Jack Reacher is primarily a frame for the fan-favorite actor to flex his (noticeably aging) action muscles – but that doesn’t mean the film fails to satisfy with plenty of excitement.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago51 Comments
The film nonetheless offers a lot intriguing visual stimuli and food for thought – which you’ll have no choice but to consume as it’s being force-fed to you.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago28 Comments
The rich performances, succinct screenwriting, and strong direction make it a re-interpretation worth seeing.
by Sandy Schaefer | 2 years ago12 Comments
Seven Psychopaths is a smart and well-executed dark comedy full of over-the-top violence and intriguing rumination on human nature and the joy of killing.
by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago32 Comments
Derrickson’s film succeeds in delivering an exceptionally engaging, and frightening, movie experience with quality characters, a smart story, and plenty of scares.
by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago113 Comments