“Dark Phoenix” puts once lively X-Men franchise on life support

“Dark Phoenix” was written and directed by Simon Kinberg and stars Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult and Jessica Chastain. The film is the fourth in the most recent “X-Men” franchise, with this one focusing on Jean Grey, who begins to develop immensely strong powers that have the potential to corrupt her mind … More “Dark Phoenix” puts once lively X-Men franchise on life support

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters”: Fun action, weak everything else

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” was directed by Michael Dougherty and stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Thomas Middleditch and Sally Hawkins. The film is a sequel to 2014’s “Godzilla” and is about the awakening of multiple “titans” around the globe, which leads to humanity depending on the almighty Godzilla to … More “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”: Fun action, weak everything else

“Booksmart” shows new life in an old genre

“Booksmart” was directed by Olivia Wilde and stars Kaitlyn Deaver, Beanie Feldstein and Jason Sudeikis. The film is about a pair of high school seniors who decide they need to have fun on their final night before graduation after both focusing almost entirely on their grades during their entire school careers. On the surface, this … More “Booksmart” shows new life in an old genre

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” solidifies franchise at top of action genre

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” was directed by Chad Stahelski and stars Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Halle Berry, Mark Dacascos and Asia Kate Dillon. The film is the third in the franchise based around, you guessed it, John Wick, the top assassin in the business who is now on the run from every other … More “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” solidifies franchise at top of action genre

“Game of Thrones” Season 8: A mixed bag that needed more episodes

“Game of Thrones” was created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who also wrote the entirety of the eighth season, and is based on the book “A Song of Ice and Fire” written by George R.R. Martin. The show stars a whole bunch of people, including Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Sophie Turner, Masie … More “Game of Thrones” Season 8: A mixed bag that needed more episodes

“Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” is Logic giving up on making good music

“Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” is the fifth studio album from Maryland-born rapper and singer Logic. The project is 16 songs and a little over 55 minutes long, and has features from the likes of Eminem, Gucci Mane and Will Smith. Logic has always been a tough one for me to judge. I think the … More “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” is Logic giving up on making good music

‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’: A fine movie elevated by Efron’s excellence

“Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” was directed by Joe Berlinger and stars Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario and John Malkovich. The film is based on the true story of Ted Bundy, a mass serial killer that gained a public image for his charisma and very public trial for his crimes. This film follows … More ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’: A fine movie elevated by Efron’s excellence

‘Avengers: Endgame’ finishes off era of MCU with perfection (Spoiler-Free Review)

It is finally that time. “Avengers: Endgame” was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and stars a whole lot of people, but I will go with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson and Josh Brolin. The film is about the remaining Avengers who survived the snap from “Infinity … More ‘Avengers: Endgame’ finishes off era of MCU with perfection (Spoiler-Free Review)

“Captain Marvel” is a Fun, Solid Entry to the MCU

“Captain Marvel” was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, and stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law and Ben Mendelsohn. The film is about the journey of Carol Danvers, and her road to becoming one of the MCU’s strongest superheroes through an unclear past that forces her to search for answers. This is … More “Captain Marvel” is a Fun, Solid Entry to the MCU