“Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” is inconsistent because fans gave it no choice

“Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” was directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. The film is the 11th in the Star Wars universe, and takes place after the events of “The Last Jedi.” This review will avoid spoilers as much as possible. I … More “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” is inconsistent because fans gave it no choice

“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

“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

‘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

“Glass” is All Intrigue, No Payoff

“Glass” was written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and stars Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson and Anya Taylor-Joy. The film is a sequel to both 2000’s “Unbreakable” and 2016’s “Split,” and is about David Dunn, Elijah Price, and Kevin Wendell Crumb coming together in a mental hospital to find out … More “Glass” is All Intrigue, No Payoff

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a Phenomenal Breath of Fresh Air

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman, and stars Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage and Mahershala Ali. The film is about Miles Morales’ becoming of Spider-Man, which takes place while various other Spider-Men join his world from multiple dimensions, threatening to ruin the lives of … More “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a Phenomenal Breath of Fresh Air

“Venom” has Strong Highs, Too Many Lows

“Venom” was directed by Ruben Fleischer and stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed. The film is about an investigative journalist named Eddie Brock who stumbles across an alien species that attaches to him and gives him superpowers that tell him to do evil things. When I heard the casting and idea for “Venom,” … More “Venom” has Strong Highs, Too Many Lows