‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Leaps Into Our Hearts, But Doesn’t Quite Reach Its Full Potential – Review

It was not that long ago when the world was shown the first look of Sonic (voiced by Ben Schwartz) from Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog. What we were shown was not entirely what we expected Sonic to look like with photo-realistic CGI, especially after Warner Bros. wowed us with their live action-CGI hybrid Detective Pikachu. … Continue reading ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Leaps Into Our Hearts, But Doesn’t Quite Reach Its Full Potential – Review

‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

When The Shining was released in theaters in 1980, Stanley Kubrick had already helmed a dozen films - The Shining being one of his last - and had become one of the most accomplished directors of his time. Despite this, the film didn't immediately receive critical acclaim upon release. As decades went by, The Shining … Continue reading ‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ Is One Of 2019’s Most Essential Viewings – Review

Bong Joon-Ho latest film gained traction for being what most described as a wild ride into class warfare. Mainstream audiences would soon know the about Parasite after it won the most prestigious award at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or. Given his superb filmography, no one ever doubted Joon-Ho's ability to deliver … Continue reading Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ Is One Of 2019’s Most Essential Viewings – Review

‘What Men Want’ Hits Hard With Its Raunchy Comedy and Offers Insight on Male-Dominated Workspaces – Review

What Men Want delivers on its a raunchy comedy and has a surprising message about the challenges women in positions of power in male-dominated spaces face on a daily basis. What Men Want has our central character, Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), in a peculiar situation - what happens when you have the power to … Continue reading ‘What Men Want’ Hits Hard With Its Raunchy Comedy and Offers Insight on Male-Dominated Workspaces – Review

Sundance 2019: Kiersey Clemons Leads a Fresh and Riveting​ Creature Feature in ‘Sweetheart’ – Review

Blumhouse Productions have built themselves up as the masters of modern horror and to no one's surprise, they prove it again with director J.D Dillard's (Sleight) new film, Sweetheart. There can be no other way to describe it but as a true gem in this year's Sundance Film Festival. Kiersey Clemons (Dope) leads this horrific tale … Continue reading Sundance 2019: Kiersey Clemons Leads a Fresh and Riveting​ Creature Feature in ‘Sweetheart’ – Review

Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Snarled and Rattled – Review

Dan Gilroy’s eye for the bizarre and the absurd is on full display once again with Velvet Buzzsaw, however, it is without the incisive and impactful storytelling shown in his critically-acclaimed film, Nightcrawler. Gilroy reunites with Jake Gyllenhaal who plays a powerful art critic named Morf Vandewalt whose eccentric persona lends to another iconic performance from … Continue reading Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Snarled and Rattled – Review

‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ is a Charming Arthurian Legend Perfect For All Ages – Review

Joe Cornish is back behind the camera and he has brought us another delightful action-adventure, complete with a new crop of young U.K. talent. The Kid Who Would Be King is a modern telling of the Arthurian legend, which follows a 12-year-old boy who finds the legendary Excalibur. Suddenly, he is thrust into an epic … Continue reading ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ is a Charming Arthurian Legend Perfect For All Ages – Review

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ is a Refreshing Take on the Conflict Between Two Powerful Women

Mary Stuart is an infamous figure in U.K. history. One of the rightful heirs to the English throne, and for a brief moment, the Queen of Scotland. Her story has seduced many screenwriters and directors over the years. After many tumultuous years fighting for her crown, she (like many important political and royal figures) was … Continue reading ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ is a Refreshing Take on the Conflict Between Two Powerful Women

‘Bumblebee’ Is the Fun, Heart-Warming, Transformers Adventure We’ve Been Waiting For – Review

The Transformers franchise has given us a breath of fresh air with their latest venture, Bumblebee; the first film in the franchise filled with ample amounts of heart, humor, fun and memorable action! Charlie and Bumblebee. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) takes on directing duties here and he gives Bumblebee a refreshing, yet … Continue reading ‘Bumblebee’ Is the Fun, Heart-Warming, Transformers Adventure We’ve Been Waiting For – Review

‘Once Upon A Deadpool’ is a Fun Romp That Offers Younger Fans a Chance to Join the Fun – Review

Once Upon a Deadpool is exactly as advertised: it is a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2. This time around fans are gifted with a chance to watch the recent movie about the 'Merc with a mouth' through the lens of child-like wonder with a special guest/hostage, Fred Savage. Fred Savage and Deadpool (Courtesy of 20th … Continue reading ‘Once Upon A Deadpool’ is a Fun Romp That Offers Younger Fans a Chance to Join the Fun – Review