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Kong: Skull Island Movie Review

The best thing I have to say about Kong: Skull Island is that after watching it, I don’t ever want to ever hear anyone call Peter Jackson’s King Kong a slog, or claim the 2014 Godzilla movie didn’t focus enough on the monster. Compared to

Logan Movie Review

Imagine if somebody made the comic book movie’s answer to The Shootist, and you would likely get something very close to Logan. That’s a statement I mean as both a compliment and a complaint, given how Logan is both a very bold and original movie

John Wick: Chapter 2 Movie Review

When John Wick hit theaters a few years back, it was one of the rarest of movies, a slick, old school action movie that was not only one of the best action movies of the past decade, but for a nice change of pace, managed

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Movie Review

The most remarkable thing about xXx: Return of Xander Cage that it’s a reboot of a long dead franchise, or that the xXx franchise was rebooted at all, but that it’s actually a solidly entertaining action thriller, that not only surpasses the original, but actually

Movies I’m looking forward to in 2017

With 2016 finally behind us, and 2017 now firmly underway, having looked at the best and worst movies of 2016, it’s time to look now to the movies I’m looking forward to in 2017. Almost immediately, it’s clear that this will be a very different

Best and Worst Movies of 2016

The popular consensus about 2016 is that it was a year where a string of setbacks and painful losses that were briefly interrupted by moments of brilliance. I’m not sure if I would agree with that about 2016 as a whole, but I would certainly

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

When it was first announced, there was actually a lot of hype and hope behind Assassin’s Creed. After two decades of Hollywood adaptations of video games that range in quality from “so bad it’s good” on the high end, and some of the worst movies