Review: Den of Thieves (2018)

The first thing I’m going to address about this movie is a conceptual flaw that plagues the entire film. Writer/director Christian Gudegast has been trying to get Den of Thieves made for almost fifteen years, …

Review: 12 Strong (2018)

 It always feels strange when a film about events during the War on Terror come out because for too many it recalls such recent memories. 12 Strong manages to escape this problem because the story …

Review: Proud Mary (2018)

The stereotyped action movie hero has been a staple of cinema, especially blockbuster cinema, for a long time. That unbeatable super-spy or hitman has been selling tickets for years, be it James Bond, Jason Bourne, …

Review: Paddington 2 (2017)

Dario Marianelli has written music for over sixty films, winning an Oscar for his work on Atonement, and writing one of the most popular modern classical piano pieces for Pride and Prejudice. Marianelli’s work is …

Review: The Commuter (2018)

After the success of Taken in 2008, Liam Neeson became one of the most successful action stars in Hollywood. Neeson appeared in two more Taken films, as well as appearing in several other less-popular, mediocre …

Review: The Post (2017)

It’s a legitimate question to ask whether or not The Post could have been bad. Steven Spielberg is directing, and with him comes his team of cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, production designer Rick Carter, editor Michael …

Top 30 Best Movies of 2017

33. Free Fire Free Fire is pure cinematic fun. The plot is stupidly simple: two gangs get into an hours-long gunfight after an arms deal goes wrong in a warehouse. The film is as theatrical as …

Top 20 Best Performances of 2017

22. Sam Elliot – The Hero Sam Elliott was given the fun role of essentially playing himself. The Hero tells the fictional story of the biggest star of Western movies, but a good 30-40 years after his …

Top 20 Worst Movies of 2017

20. Snatched After a fifteen year hiatus, Goldie Hawn made her return to the silver screen in this comedy with Amy Schumer. The film manages a decent mother-daughter relationship between the two, but something else …

Review: Molly’s Game (2017)

If this movie teaches you one thing, it’s that Molly Bloom is probably one of the coolest people alive today. Molly’s Game tells the incredible true story of how she came to run the world’s …