Tag Archive "blockbusters"

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 ...