“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is Saved by its Leads

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is directed by Patrick Hughes and stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Elodie Yung, Salma Hayek and Gary Oldman.  The film is about a top of the line bodyguard who is forced to protect one of the world’s greatest hitmen after he is needed to testify against a brutal world leader at … More “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is Saved by its Leads

“Atomic Blonde”: An Overstuffed Plot Ruins the Fun

“Atomic Blonde” is directed by David Leitch and stars Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Sofia Boutella, and John Goodman.  The film is based on a graphic novel series by Antony Johnson and is about an MI6 agent who must go into Berlin towards the end of the Cold War in order to find a certain list … More “Atomic Blonde”: An Overstuffed Plot Ruins the Fun

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”: a Visual Feast that Runs too Long

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is written and directed by Luc Besson and stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne.  The film is based on the comic book “Valerian and Laurine,” and is about an unknown entity that threatens to destroy Alpha, a location home to every known species from across the universe, … More “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”: a Visual Feast that Runs too Long

“War for the Planet of the Apes”: Smart, Emotional, and Absolutely Stunning

“War for the Planet of the Apes” is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, and Amiah Miller.  The film is the third in the new “Planet of the Apes” franchise and is about Caesar and his attempts at revenge after the apes suffer brutal losses from the hands of … More “War for the Planet of the Apes”: Smart, Emotional, and Absolutely Stunning