Tim English

‘Detroit’ is a good film that relays an important story that sadly hammers home how little things have change and how far we have to in our battle with racism. Playing out like an expensive reenactment of the tragedy, though, it feels like there is too much story for a feature film.

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‘Dunkirk’ is an amazing visual achievement but feels as void of heart and character as it is full of filmmaking craftsmanship.

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[Rating: Rock Fist Way Up] Director Matt Reeves has done something truly spectacular with War for the Planet of the Apes. The third (and final?) installment in this reboot series is not only an emotionally dour thrill ride, but has once again highlighted the brilliance of Andy Serkis, whose performance as Ape leader Caesar proves […]

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Spider-Man Homecoming is a fun and exciting addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a performance by Tom Holland that captures the web head perfectly.

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Packed with a killer soundtrack, a groovy cast, and an intelligent script, Baby Driver is one of the smartest, coolest and most entertaining movies of 2017.

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Celebrate the debut of Marvel’s Spider-Man when the Alamo Drafthouse Kansas City hosts the Spider-Man Homecoming Dance on Thursday, July 6.

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The Mummy is ultimately a wasted opportunity to do something fresh and original with these characters. If the idea is to build a franchise around it, they’re off to a regrettably awkward start.

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It Comes at Night isn’t a game changer of a horror film, but it’s a decent enough horror film that at times threatens to be great. While that promise feels lacking in the end, it’s a rare unsettling end of the world thriller that does exactly what it is supposed to do. It forces you to think.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales may be predictable, and the good parts of this movie mere shadows of the best parts of the first flick, but dammit if I didn’t have fun.

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There’s certainly some fun moments, but most of the jokes in the overlong ‘Baywatch’ fall flat.

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Alien: Covenant continues to answer unasked questions in a very pedestrian installment in this seemingly unnecessary prequel trilogy.

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Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword’ attempts to reboot the King of Camelot but the result is an obnoxious, annoyingly misguided mess.

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Colossal spends too much time tip-toeing between the two drastically different genres and never truly indulging in the obvious parallels to be made.

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‘The Fate of the Furious’ is not the best of the bunch but thanks to a strong cast its shockingly entertaining and one of the most thrilling of the series.

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When it sticks to what it’s supposed to be doing, ‘Life’ is genuinely nerve-wracking. The problem is it constantly wants to pretend its something its not and every time the film spins off into an homage of the better films it was inspired by, you’ll feel like you should probably be watching ‘Alien’ or ‘2001’ instead.

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