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.
[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] The best thing I can say about Atomica is it was better than it should have been. Set in the not-to-distant-future, as one would expect with a sci-fi thriller, a communications station goes offline at an underground nuclear power plant isolated in the desert. Auxilisun, the company behind the nuclear plant, [...]
Beauty and the Beast is a beautiful-looking recreation of the Disney animated classic but ultimately lacks the charm of the original.
Mean Dreams belongs to Bill Paxton, and speaks to a criminally underutilized dramatic talent now lost to the world.
Jackie isn’t standard biopic fare, but instead a hugely resonant examination of conflicting emotions, grief in the spotlight, and the blurry lines between real people and myth-making.
Kong Skull Island is the perfect mental escape, although emotionally empty, if you are in need of some CGi spectacle before the summer officially kicks off.
‘Brimstone’ is a decidedly unique and moving film that might not be for everyone, but is nevertheless engaging, gripping, and terrifying.
Logan is by far the best of the X-Men films and sets a new bar for the future of solo, character-driven comic book flicks.
‘Drifter’ meanders through its 85-minute runtime with characters that aren’t defined, in a universe with even less structure, barreling towards a hazy objective quickly discarded.
A journeyman comedian is lured to L.A. by a TV producer who wants to make him a reality star.
‘The Great Wall’ won’t be winning any awards, but still manages to entertain with a fun story of fantasy and history on a collision course.
Stunning visuals and a stark gothic atmosphere can’t save the dragging plot in Gore Verbinski’s ‘A Cure for Wellness’.
In a fragile relationship, a husband tries to impress his pregnant wife with a luxurious baby moon vacation in the most beautiful, exotic, instagram-able country on the planet but quickly learns that the country is undergoing a political revolution.
Considering the recent selections from DC and Warner Bros. it might be easy (and a little premature) to get overly excited and call The Lego Batman Movie the best Batman movie ever, but it’s pretty close.
Keanu Reeves is back and thanks to some elegantly choreographed action sequences, John Wick: Chapter 2 manages to one-up the original.