Category: Reviews

REVIEW: Hit Man (2024)

“A professor moonlighting as a hit man of sorts for his city police department, descends into dangerous, dubious territory when he finds himself attracted to a woman who enlists his services.” –imdb.com Hit Man is a highly enjoyable and somewhat charming movie. Richard Linklater delivers a...

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REVIEW: The Watchers (2024)

I had no idea what to expect from The Watchers. I don’t think I saw any trailers, I haven’t read A. M. Shine’s novel, and I actually thought M. Night Shyamalan directed the movie. He only produced it, and it was directed by his daughter, Ishana Night Shyamalan. The Watchers feels inspired by h...

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REVIEW: Bad Boys: Ride or Die (2024)

Bad Boys: Ride or Die is being touted as the last hope to jump-start the box office before Deadpool & Wolverine, which doesn’t arrive until the end of July, just before the summer movie season is typically winding down. That makes it all the more amusing that the newest in Martin Lawrence and...

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REVIEW: The Acolyte – Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2, “Lost/Found” and “Revenge/Justice”

Well, The Acolyte is finally here. Star Wars fans have been anticipating this series for all the wrong reasons, from its showrunner’s dubious past working with Harvey Weinstein to bad PR to downright confusing dialogue in the trailers. Despite Lucasfilm’s best(?) efforts, I don’t think anyon...

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REVIEW: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (2024)

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is a mess of a film that doesn’t know what it wants to be. It can’t decide if it’s a revenge movie, a futuristic crime film, or, oddly enough, a Mad Max movie. What it does know is that it isn’t very interested in its title character, as Furiosa is the least &hellip...

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REVIEW: IF (2024)

When I first started seeing posters and trailers for IF, I thought it looked atrocious. The animated characters looked cheesy and poorly integrated with the live-action characters and backgrounds. But worse than that, it seemed thoroughly unoriginal; all I could think of was Monsters, Inc. crossed ...

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