A blogger level film critic doesn’t enjoy many all-expenses paid things. I read about Roger Ebert being sent to Cannes year after year. So far, that ‘aint happening here. But I can write and podcast stuff about movies here and get it off my chest. That is gratifying. I hope you enjoy. Listen in the […]
(Audio and written review) “Swamp Thing” is a horror movie that at times may come across as a bit funny but it is meant as a serious film. It looks like a throw back to films like “The Creature from the Black Lagoon.” Continue reading my written review and/or listen to my podcast review below. […]
My score: 6/10. A complete rethinking of the original premise, this film probably let many viewers down. I mean, what other reason do you go see a Halloween film than to see Michael Myers in the mask. You won’t find him here. What you do get is a reimagined story involving robots like “Westworld” and […]
I give it a 2/5. It’s much sci-fi ado about nothing worth telling.
Something other-worldly has landed and this is nothing like us. We don’t know what it wants or if it wants anything. We can’t see it but we see its impact on the area around it. This is a film that reminded me of “Alien” 1 in its sci-fi purity. It also surprised me with some […]
Chloë Grace Moretz commands the screen with a presence that belies her youth. It’s a great movie and I highly recommend it. My one criticism is that it took a while to get going.
5/5 A boy’s love for his dog becomes a circular journey of learning to let go.
The trailer for this poses as a fun childhood movie with a strange unknown thing looming. Since I was age 10 when this movie takes place (1979) I was really excited to see the custard colored refrigerators and old school gas stations as well as other stuff from that year. I remember The trailer for […]
Starring: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller Directed By: Justin Lin Studio: Paramount Pictures MPAA Rating PG-13 I saw Star Trek: Beyond last night on its second night after release. When I see Star Trek films, I usually miss some secret winks […]
‘The Planet of the Apes’ (1968) Cast Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner Written by Michael Wilson (screenplay), Rod Serling (screenplay) Other Info Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi Rated G 1h 52min Writing this review now in 2016, I was shocked to find this film had a G rating. As a kid […]