“First Reformed” is an Intense Film Held Together by Ethan Hawke’s Performance

“First Reformed” was written and directed by Paul Schrader and stars Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried and Cedric Kyles, aka Cedric the Entertainer. The film is about a pastor of a historic church that is faced with inner conflict once he meets with a woman’s husband struggling with his own demons. This is an A24 film, … More “First Reformed” is an Intense Film Held Together by Ethan Hawke’s Performance

“Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

“Incredibles 2” was written and directed by Brad Bird and stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner and Bob Odenkirk. The film takes place immediately following the events of 2004’s “The Incredibles,” and is about a man looking to bring supers back by using Elastigirl as the main hero, all while Mr. … More “Incredibles 2” is Tons of Fun, But Can’t Match the Heights of the Original

“Ocean’s 8” is a Fun, But Overly Safe Heist Film

“Ocean’s 8” was written and directed by Gary Ross and stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and Mindy Kaling. The film is a spin-off of the “Ocean’s” trilogy in the 2000s starring George Clooney, and is about Danny Ocean’s sister, Debbie, and her plan to steal a $150 million diamond necklace using her … More “Ocean’s 8” is a Fun, But Overly Safe Heist Film

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a Fun, but Lackluster Entry to the Franchise

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” was directed by Ron Howard and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover and Woody Harrelson. The film is an origin story around the character of Han Solo, and the adventure he goes on in order to become the character we know him for in the original trilogy. I was … More “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a Fun, but Lackluster Entry to the Franchise

“Disobedience” is Too Dull to Leave a Significant Impact

“Disobedience” was written and directed by Sebastian Lelio and stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola. The film is about a women who returns to her hometown following her father’s death after being disliked for past love, and how a past relationship with a woman starts again during her return. After the successes of … More “Disobedience” is Too Dull to Leave a Significant Impact

“Avengers: Infinity War” Spoiler Review: Yeah, It’s Still Amazing

It’s been over three weeks now since I left “Avengers: Infinity War” ready to proclaim it one of the best movies that Marvel has ever created. Now, because I wanted to wait and see if my opinions changed and because I’m lazy, I am here, a full 23 days later, to discuss the film in … More “Avengers: Infinity War” Spoiler Review: Yeah, It’s Still Amazing