movie reviews

‘Ocean’s 8’ Review: No Style, No Wit, No Moral Courage

About 40-minutes into Ocean’s 8, after it struck me that the movie was nowhere near as much fun as heist movies are supposed to be, my attention wandered towards ideas that might have made the experience a bit more lively. And because I’m a child, an image popped into my head…

Oceans8feat1

‘Solo’ Review: Too Forgettable to Ruin Your Childhood

Alden Ehrenreich has been given the unenviable task of stepping into the shoes of Harrison Ford, and please forgive my manners as I make an issue of the fact that Ehrenreich is noticeably too short, way too short to step in the shoes of anyone who is not a member of the Lollipop Guild.

Alden Ehrenreich appears in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (Disney, 2018).

Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Slammed By Reviewers

So how bad is I Feel Pretty? Not having seen it (yeah, right — you first), I can only put the following pieces of information together and assume it is freakin’ hideous, because  1) when a left-wing sacred cow like Schumer gets 2) terrible reviews, the movie’s 3)  gotta suck so hard.

Busy Philipps, Amy Schumer, and Aidy Bryant in I Feel Pretty (Voltage Pictures, 2018)

‘The Visit’ Review: M. Night Shyamalan Combines Horror and Comedy

Director and writer M. Night Shyamalan’s 11th film is possibly his best work since 2004’s The Village. In The Visit, Shyamalan blends classic horror and comedy together to make a film ideal for a fall season release and to show he still has what it takes to be a fine filmmaker in the horror and suspense genres.

Blinding Edge Pictures/Blumhouse Productions/Universal / The Kobal Collection/AFP

‘Minions’ Review: Family-Friendly Prequel to ‘Despicable Me’ Films

It’s been five years since we were first introduced to super villain Gru (Steve Carell), the lovely three girls he adopted, and his adorable yellow Minions who can only speak in Minion talk, yet have assisted Gru in stealing the moon and capturing other villains for the Anti-Villain League. But how did these little yellow guys come to find Gru, and what was their life like before they met him? Minions is a sweet prequel highlighting these little yellow supporting characters of the Despicable Me films and their journey in finding their new villain mastermind.

Minions-hug-ap