“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

“Spider-Man: Homecoming”: Super Fun, but Slightly Lacking

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is directed by Jon Watts and stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Jacob Batalon, and Marisa Tomei.  The film is about Peter Parker returning back to his old life after the events of “Captain America: Civil War” and attempting to prove to Tony Stark, as well as himself, just how powerful … More “Spider-Man: Homecoming”: Super Fun, but Slightly Lacking

“Transformers: The Last Knight”: An Atomic Bomb of Awful

WARNING: This review may contain more swearing than normal.  This is not a movie I want to mince words on, as it deserves all the rage that I am about to throw on it. “Transformers: The Last Knight” is directed by our Lord and Savior, Michael Bay, and stars Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel … More “Transformers: The Last Knight”: An Atomic Bomb of Awful

“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

“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