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When I walked out of the theater after seeing The Woman King, I marveled to a group of women, "This is such an interesting piece of history… I can't believe there's never been a movie made about these…
Since Quentin Tarantino, Guy Ritchie, and Robert Rodriguez and their ilk first started riddling the screen with rapid-fire dialogue to complement equally rapid-fire bullets, the quippy, self-aware ult…
In our previous chapter with Thor the Space Viking, director Taika Waititi (mercifully) unleashed Chris Hemsworth's untapped comedy skills, reviving the dullest Marvel series with probably the weirdes…
From the opening moment the modern Paramount logo shows up on screen with the original 80s Top Gun score by Harold Faltermeyer playing over the soundtrack, I couldn't help but smile that I was finally…
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) can't seem to catch a break. After all, he spent the entire last movie just wanting to tell a girl that he liked her on their school trip, but his teenage angst was interrup…
We meet young Amleth, a wincingly starry-eyed Viking princeling with a huge crush on his brutish King father (Ethan Hawke). Dad is like a traveling salesman who happens bring fresh slaves instead of t…
The Burning Sea is a solid disaster flick that seems like it is missing its final act. Not necessarily because of plot and build up, but simply because it is called, well, The Burning Sea. I wanted to…
If real-life treasure hunting were only as easy as grabbing an ancient "X marks the spot" map from a museum! Well, it can be when you have a movie based on a video game that does just that to get the …
Moonfall is a big, dumb movie, that I enjoyed on a big awesome screen, with a big, stupid grin on my face the whole time. It's the type of movie that is so silly that the crowd both laughs at the movi…
Twenty-ish years after the events of the original Matrix trilogy, shaggy, middle-aged Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) seems to be sleepwalking through his daily reality. A big-time video game designer …
Director Chloé Zhao, with her eye for vast open spaces, lots of silence, and naturalistic acting, seemed an odd choice to helm a massive big-budget superhero movie, but bless Marvel and Disney for giv…
After the first major sequence of The Tomorrow War, I looked at my viewing pal and said, "Wait, is the movie over? Did all of that just happen in 20 minutes?" We had just seen present-day Chris Pratt…