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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

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

Rogue One Movie Review

One year after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s perhaps taken for granted just what a colossal smash success the movie was. Disney took a beloved franchise that George Lucas had all but run into the ground, and in an age where

Imperium Movie Review

It’s kind of appropriate to see Daniel Radcliffe, who for a decade fought fictional robbed maniacs as Harry Potter, now fully grown and fighting far more real robbed maniacs in Imperium, which was filmed and made its debut locally in Virginia, and I just happened