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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

“Logan” boldly bids Marvel icon farewell

Calling “Logan” a superhero film betrays its most human elements. The title alone distinguishes itself as a more grounded, matured tale of a man with a looming past seeking to catch up to him....

Tom Cruise lives the American dream in “American Made”

Martin Scorsese's “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a biopic about Jordan Belfort, played to the extreme by longtime Scorsese collaborator Leonardo DiCaprio, a Wall Street stockbroker who — oh wait wrong movie. The...

“The Dictator” Movie Review

“The Dictator” is the first feature written by Sacha Baron Cohen that is not focused on one of the personalities that he created on “Da Ali G Show.” Also setting it apart from his...

“Baywatch,” don’t watch

“Baywatch” centers around some meat-headed lifeguards who handle extremely farcical incidents that occur on a hazard-prone beach. With a beach so susceptible to danger, one would think the police would be involved, but no,...

Neither inventive nor thrilling, “Alien: Covenant” epitomizes “meh” cinema

This article contains light spoilers. I love me a shitty movie. The classics, of course, like “The Room,” “Troll 2” and a whole slew of flicks on “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” they’re all opportunities to...

“The Circle” is anything but a provocative thriller

With today’s hit TV shows such as Netflix’s “Black Mirror” and USA Network’s “Mr. Robot” showcasing the dangerous grip technology has on our society nowadays, I walked into the theater with a hope that...

“Raw”: As classy and pensive as it is savage and uncomfortable

Raw (adj.): (of a material or a substance) In its natural state; unprocessed; a French-Belgian film directed by Julia Ducournau starring Garance Marillier infamous for causing two viewers at Toronto International Film Festival to...

“Sleight” has only slight sleight of magic

There’s a new superhero in town, and he’s got both the sleight of hand and the upper hand. As a science whiz and a master of wizardry, the hero of “Sleight,” Bo (Jacob Latimore),...

“Flatliners” should not have been resuscitated

Ah yes, “Flatliners,” Joel Schumacher’s 1990 cult classic film starring Kiefer Sutherland about med students flatlining themselves to see what lies beyond death. Now that is a film long overdue a blockbuster remake. Fans...

“The Edge of Seventeen” will put you on the edge with a non-existent plotline

Millennials and admirers of both visually stunning cinematography and physically alluring actors were lovestruck by the enchanting trailer for “The Edge of Seventeen” that aired throughout social media outlets as well as movie theatres....