“Alien: Covenant” is Smart, Sleek, and Mostly a Success

“Alien: Covenant” is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup, and Danny McBride.  The film is a sequel to 2012’s “Prometheus” and a prequel to the classic “Alien” trilogy, all of which were also directed by Scott, and this movie is about a colony ship that discovers a planet that … More “Alien: Covenant” is Smart, Sleek, and Mostly a Success

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is All Style, No Substance

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is directed by Guy Ritchie and stars Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, and Aidan Gillen. The movie is about the story of Arthur and how the sword of Excalibur helps him move from the streets into a man who must defeat the King in order to save his … More “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is All Style, No Substance

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”: A Very Fun, Slightly Inferior Sequel

“Guardians of the Galaxy 2” is written and directed by James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Kurt Russell, and Michael Rooker.  The film is about the Guardians getting into even more trouble, while also diving into who exactly Peter Quill is. The original “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie is … More “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”: A Very Fun, Slightly Inferior Sequel

“Your Name.” is a Mental and Emotional Rollercoaster

“Your Name.” is written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote the novel this film is based on and stars Ryûnosuke Kamiki and Mone Kamishiraishi.  The movie is a Japanese anime film about two complete strangers who switch bodies in their dreams, which eventually draws the two closer and closer to each other’s lives. … More “Your Name.” is a Mental and Emotional Rollercoaster