Tag Archive "action"

Movie Review: Snatched is a Mother’s Day Disaster

It’s crude, it’s shallow, it’s lazy and stupid. And yet somehow, the new wannabe adventure comedy Snatched is supposed to be the choice in theatres to celebrate Mother’s Day. Instead, it’s cinematic catastrophe. The so-called ...

Movie Review: Guardians Vol. 2 Cranks Up the Volume.

The verdict about the opening to this year’s summer blockbuster season, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, only ever depended on one thing: Is it as much fun as the first one? I’m happy to ...

Movie Review: Furious 8 is Loud and Proud

If it’s awesome action and great popcorn munching you’re after, here it is. The Fate of the Furious, the latest Fast and Furious movie, has everything its fans are craving. Exploding cars, cool buds hanging ...

Kong: Skull Island Skips the Subtlety

Enormous in size and difficult to describe, Kong has a presence that’s impossible to ignore. His latest movie, Kong Skull Island, is a visually remarkable film that echoes the highs and lows as it’s 1933 ...

Movie Review: Logan’s Legacy at Last Complete

Visceral, violent, and vitally important, Logan (the newest X-Men adventure) is boldly different from multiple genres and infectiously dynamic. It’s a masterpiece to behold with it’s beautiful scenery and acting, and most of all, a ...

Movie Review: Lego Batman Brings the Lunacy

It’s been months since a family blockbuster’s opened in theatres, but the Lego Batman Movie’s massive opening this weekend is going to change that. Stuffed with gigantic effects, lightning-fast action, brooding comedy and crisp animation, ...

Movie Review: Going Back to Principals

It’s hard to argue that anything besides the good old-fashioned action blockbuster at the multiplex is the #1 draw to the movies. And there’s good reason why; almost everyone enjoys the spectacle, the action, and ...

The Conjuring: Seat Clenching Horror

The Conjuring is a lesson in the heebie-jeebies, fluctuating between creepy and frightening and never dull or expected. With based-on-a-true-story-haunted-family-faced-with-possession-and-an-eerie-house horror movies being dime-a-dozen recently, The Conjuring stands out against the rest as the most ...

Fast & Furious 6 a partial success: 3.5/5

Fast & Furious 6 is the sixth installment of The Fast and the Furious film series and is the fourth consecutive movie in which Justin Lin is the director.

PAIN & GAIN: Bay is back in form: 4/5

After three science fiction blockbusters that got old after the second one, Michael Bay returns to what he’s good at. Outlandish crime films exploiting America in pure satire, stupidity and madness. It’s called Pain & ...