Tim English

[Rating: Rock Fist Way Down] Okay. I’m over it already. In fact, I was never on board with this hack wannabe slasher franchise. The 2017 original presented a unique gimmick, which, under the right guidance could have been a lot of fun, but ultimately wasn’t nearly explored enough. Thankfully, someone green-lit Happy Death Day 2 […]

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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up]Steven Soderbergh‘s latest iPhone feature film, High Flying Bird, plays like Jerry Maguire on moprhine, as it goes behind the scenes into the high-tension world of professional basketball owner-player negotiations during a labor dispute. It’s a decent flick, if at times slow, that survives thanks to a decent script and a […]

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‘Cold War’ is a gorgeously shot, ill-fated yet passionate sweeping romance set against the harsh back drop of 1950s post-war Europe.

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‘Ben is Back’ is a tale of redemption, forgiveness and the unconditional love between a parent and a child.

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Not even the great Tom Hardy can save Venom from being a pedestrian comic book flick that strives for mediocrity and still manages to miss the mark.

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[Rating: Minor “The Rock” Fist Down] At this point The Rock is like a virus, spreading through Hollywood remaking old properties in his image. Think Agent Smith in the Matrix Revolutions and you’re on the right track. In addition to his hostile takeover of the Fast and the Furious franchise, DJ has a remake of […]

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Ready Player One is packed with enough nostalgic, nerdgasm-enducing, magical pop culture goodies to forgive the uneven message and the one-dimensional, cliched characters.

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Tomb Raider’s action is pretty sweet and Alicia Vikander is great, but the script is so cliched and boring, it’s oddly disappointing even for a movie based on a video game.

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A Wrinkle in Time looks and feels more like a cheesy 80s network movie-of-the-week than it does a big-budget Hollywood movie.

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Annihilation is fun to look at and shows signs of promise early on, but once the shine wears off, it’s clear there’s no substance below the surface.

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Game Night is a fun, energetic and relentless comedy that defies all of its own cliches, establishing it as the first great comedy of 2018.

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‘Midnighters’ is decent flick with a few loose threads that keep it from being the tightly wound thriller it aspires to be.

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The Commuter is predictable at times and doesn’t dig deep enough into some of the interesting philosophical questions, but it’s a pretty decent little action thriller.

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Thor: Ragnarok is a hilarious ride, that doesn’t take any itself seriously at all, thanks to director Taika Waititi, who delivers a fun, LSD-laced superhero flick.

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If Pennywise still gives you nightmares after all these years, the IT remake is going to ruin you.

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