Tag Archive "blockbusters"

Justice League

Movie Review: Justice League is a Jumbled Letdown

Superheroes are everywhere in cinemas these days, with new an endless parade of new movies in the genre coming every several weeks. Sadly, while Justice League had potential to be the landmark event film its ...

Murder on the Orient Express

Movie Review: Another Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express has been gorgeously remade with precision and charm. Fox’s new version brings the popular murder mystery story to new and old audiences.

Movie Review: Thor Ragnarok Brings the Thunder

Superhero fans are going to have a field day. Thor: Ragnarok is easily the most engaging and entertaining in his own franchise, and the widest people pleaser maybe ever from Marvel Studios. Instead of being ...

Movie Review: Kingsman 2’s a Killer Ride

Speed, luxurious design and a pulse-pounding edge all ooze from Kingsman: The Golden Circle. It’s an action spy comedy that’s action-packed, smooth, and disturbingly funny. The only trouble is it delivers exactly what audiences are ...

Movie Review: IT is a Terrifying Treat

Following three lackluster weeks at the box office, the first blockbuster of the fall is here. And It (meaning the noun and the title) delivers everything fans of the popular horror property have hoped for. ...

The Dark Tower

Movie Review: It’s a Short, Boring, Dark Tower

The month of August is known for uninspiring blockbusters, and The Dark Tower is no exception. It’s shallow from the beginning, and the fantasy action is far from engaging.

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Movie Review: Dunkirk’s a Dynamic War Drama

Few war movies challenge the basic formula and themes of those before it, using heroic characters in dangerous places to showcase what history was like. Dunkirk, the latest blockbuster with a backbone from director Christopher ...

Movie Review: Transformers 5 Crashes and Burns

If you’re wondering whether Transformers: The Last Knight is worth a visit to the cinema this summer, I’ll say it plainly as possible. Don’t. And if you’re (somehow) a fan wondering if Transformers 5 is ...

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 ...