“The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

The 2019 rendition of “The Lion King” was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Donald Glover, Beyoncé, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner. The film is a CGI remake of the 1994 original, which is about a young lion named Simba who must learn how to become the next king under … More “The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” is a fun, adventurous post-Endgame entry

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” was directed by Jon Watts and stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon and Samuel L. Jackson. The film takes place following “Avengers: Endgame,” and is about Spider-Man being pushed into this new role as the… ***ENDGAME SPOILER INCOMING*** …potential new Tony Stark while a new threat arises on his … More “Spider-Man: Far from Home” is a fun, adventurous post-Endgame entry

“Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“Toy Story 4” was directed by Josh Cooley and stars Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves. The film is about a new toy named “Forky” that is created by Bonnie, who creates trouble for the rest of the gang when he has no interest in staying with them, … More “Toy Story 4” keeps one of film’s greatest franchises at the top

“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

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” Falls Well Short of Predecessor

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” was directed by Mike Mitchell and stars Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett and Tiffany Haddish. The film is the sequel to 2014’s “The LEGO Movie” and is the fourth LEGO film to date, and is about a mysterious group that takes all of Emmet’s friends, forcing him … More “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” Falls Well Short of Predecessor