Kubo and the Two Strings is directed by Travis Knight and stars Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, and Matthew McConaughey. The film is about a young boy named Kubo who must go on a journey to find three magical pieces of armor to defeat an evil spirit attempting to take his eyes.
War Dogs is directed by Todd Phillips and stars Miles Teller, Jonah Hill, Ana de Armas, and Bradley Cooper. The film is based on the true story of David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, two young gun dealers who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon.
Pete’s Dragon is written and directed by David Lowery and stars Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Karl Urban. The film is a live-action remake of the 1977 original by the same name and is about a boy who befriends a dragon after being left stranded in the woods.
WARNING: This review is for those who have already seen Suicide Squad, or do not mind having the entire film spoiled for them. I will be talking about specific moments in the plot, including the villain, some story elements, and the ending, you have been warned. You can find the spoiler-free review here. As I … More “Suicide Squad” SPOILER Review
Suicide Squad is written and directed by David Ayer and stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Viola Davis. The film is about a government agency that recruits dangerous supervillains in order to fight in an incredibly dangerous mission. This movie has had some terrific trailers, has a great premise and a superstar cast, … More Can “Suicide Squad” Live Up to the Hype?
Bad Moms is written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore and stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Christina Applegate. The movie is about a trio of moms who fight back against a crazy PTA leader by going against the social norm and becoming bad moms. I didn’t expect all that much … More “Bad Moms”: A Vulgar Good Time
Nerve is directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman and stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, and Miles Heizer. The film is about a girl named Vee who is told by her friend to play the game called Nerve, a game where watchers pay the players to do absolutely insane dares.
Star Trek Beyond is directed by Justin Lin and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, and Idris Elba. The movie is the third in the new Star Trek franchise and is about the USS Enterprise getting into trouble as they explore deep space, causing the crew to encounter a new enemy (Elba) set on … More “Star Trek Beyond”: A Sequel Worth Watching
Lights Out is directed by David Sandberg and stars Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, and Maria Bello. The movie is about a family being split apart by a demon named Diana who can only be seen in the darkness, and from there the two children must figure out how to save their family from this terrible … More “Lights Out”: What’s Hiding in the Dark?
The Secret Life of Pets is directed by Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney and stars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, and Jenny Slate. The movie is about a dog named Max (C.K.) whose owner takes in a new dog named Duke (Stonestreet), and together they are busted by animal control and are forced to … More “The Secret Life of Pets” is Hit and Miss