While the return to the Lego universe may not feel as groundbreaking and creative as the first journey, its charm and entertaining self-awareness are as present as ever. Mix in a few fun musical numbers and a genuine, heartfelt message and it makes for an exciting trip to the theater.
Despite the rave reviews it’s receiving, “The Kid Who Would Be King” never quite lives up to its lofty expectations.
It’s common knowledge throughout the entertainment industry that January is where movies go to die – and the latest Matthew McConaughey project is no exception.
Without the quiet subtlety that made “Unbreakable” such an intriguing laid back superhero movie, or the suspense the drove “Split” and made it so thrilling, “Glass” is left to fall somewhere in-between – an overtly in-your-face superhero story dragged along through excessive exposition.
While “Escape Room” starts out with a strong action sequence and some promising momentum, it quickly comes to a halt, thanks to the film’s biggest flaw: its unlikable characters.
From the continued superhero dominance to the emergence of several straight-to-streaming masterpieces, 2018 gave viewers the chance to witness phenomenal films both in the theater and at home. I’m proud to present my Top 25 Movies of 2018.
Lock the doors and turn on all the lights, because Michael Myers is back with a vengeance, and it’s up to me to figure out which death hurts the most – both physically and emotionally.
While “Green Book” never fully fleshes out some interesting topics, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali deliver award-worthy performances.
A charming and charismatic performance by Robert Redford elevates “The Old Man & the Gun” from a typical heist film to one worth watching over and over again.
Strong performances by Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman make up for a few of the film’s minor flaws leaving audiences with a powerful, disturbing experience.
Simply put, “What They Had” is the definition of a stellar ensemble film. Led by a deeply moving performance from Hilary Swank coupled with writer/director Elizabeth Chomko’s cutting script, “What They Had” makes for an incredibly emotional trip to the theater.
After months and months of waiting, it’s finally here. “A Star Is Born,” one of my most anticipated films of 2018, hit theaters Thursday, and it’s safe to say it was well worth the wait.
“Roma” has been widely referred to as Cuarón’s most personal project yet, and it’s not hard to see why – he put everything he has into this film.
“Hereditary” does to its audience exactly what its villains do to their victims – weaken you until you’re at your most vulnerable, and then attack when you’re unable to defend yourself.
Eleven years after the original Ocean’s trilogy called it quits, Sandra Bullock assembled a team of Hollywood’s biggest female stars to try her and reinvent the franchise, but director Gary Ross seems to be doing whatever he can to hold her back.
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