“Free Fire” is directed by Ben Wheatley and stars Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, and Sharlto Copley. The film is about a gun deal gone wrong which leads to a shootout in a warehouse between the dealers and the buyers. This was a film that I was excited to see, as the premise seemed … More “Free Fire” is Simple, Mindless Fun
“The Fate of the Furious” is directed by F. Gary Gray and stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, and Charlize Theron. The film is the eighth in the “Fast and Furious” series and is about Dom being forced to go rogue against his crew after a woman gives him an offer that … More “The Fate of the Furious” Goes Too Far Over the Top
“Ghost in the Shell” is directed by Rupert Sanders and stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Pitt. The film is based on the 1995 animated original of the same name, and is about a future in which humans and machines are becoming more incorporated into each other, which leads to the creation … More “Ghost in the Shell” Lacks a Pulse
“John Wick: Chapter 2” is directed by Chad Stahelski and stars Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, and Common. The film is the sequel to the surprise 2014 hit, “John Wick”, and is about Mr. Wick being forced out of retirement after he is forced to repay his debts to a friend. Three years ago, … More “John Wick: Chapter 2”: An Action-Packed Success
“Nocturnal Animals” is written and directed by Tom Ford and stars Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The film is based on the 1993 novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright and is about a woman who runs an art gallery who is given a novel in the mail from her ex-husband, … More “Nocturnal Animals”: A Unique Visual Treat
“The Night Of” is an HBO Limited Series created by Richard Price and Steven Zaillian and stars Riz Ahmed who plays Nasir Khan, a Pakistani student charged with murder, and John Turturro who plays John Stone, a deadbeat lawyer that lives paycheck-to-paycheck. The story centers around Nasir “Naz” Khan when he is accused of the murder … More “The Night Of”: Gripping, Suspenseful and Realistic
Hell or High Water is directed by David Mackenzie and stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, and Gil Birmingham. The movie is about two brothers attempting to rob many of the smaller banks around Texas, while two veteran sheriffs are attempting to hunt them down in the process.