“Ready Player One” is Flawed, but Tons of Fun

“Ready Player One” was directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance and Ben Mendelsohn. The film is based on the novel by Ernest Cline of the same name and is about a virtual world called the OASIS that has become more important than life itself, and the quest that Parzival … More “Ready Player One” is Flawed, but Tons of Fun

“A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess

An earlier version of this review was posted on The Lantern, check that out here “A Wrinkle in Time” was directed by Ava DuVernay and stars Storm Reid, Levi Miller and Deric McCabe. The film is based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle and is about, to the best of my ability, a girl and her … More “A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess

“Annihilation” is a Groundbreaking Visceral Experience

An earlier version of this review was posted on The Lantern, check that out here “Annihilation” is written and directed by Alex Garland and stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez and Oscar Isaac. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer and is about a professor … More “Annihilation” is a Groundbreaking Visceral Experience

“Black Panther” is Marvel’s Most Original, Most Important Film to Date

An earlier version of this review was posted on The Lantern, check that out here “Black Panther” is written and directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Daniel Kaluuya. The film is about T’Challa (Boseman), the newly crowned king of Wakanda, returning to his home nation, where … More “Black Panther” is Marvel’s Most Original, Most Important Film to Date

“The Cloverfield Paradox” is Dull, Forced, and Massively Disappointing

“The Cloverfield Paradox” is directed by Julius Onah and stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, and Chris O’Dowd. The film was released on Netflix immediately following the Super Bowl with no warning aside from one trailer, which was shown hours before during the game. It is the third movie in this ever-growing “Cloverfield” franchise and … More “The Cloverfield Paradox” is Dull, Forced, and Massively Disappointing

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” is Fast-Paced, Action-Packed, and Way Too Long

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” is directed by Wes Ball and stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Ki Hong Lee, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Will Poulter. The film is the third in the “Maze Runner” trilogy based on the books by James Dashner and is about Thomas and his group breaking into WCKD to stop the testing … More “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” is Fast-Paced, Action-Packed, and Way Too Long