Ready Player One

I listened to the audio book of Ready Player One so much that even while watching the movie I kept hearing Wil Wheaton’s voice whenever Wade Watts spoke. The 80s was my favorite decade while it was happening… Read More

Jumanji

TL;DR: Sometimes it’s fine to just enjoy yourself at the theater. Cast aside your obsessions and go have a laugh with this gentle, good natured movie. Spoilers for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle follow.

The Last Jedi

TL;DR: A lot of hardcore fans take exception to this movie for daring to branch out in a new direction. I am all for it. This is a great, fun movie that reminds me of the originals. Spoilers… Read More

The Dark Tower

TL;DR: This is the worst “adaption” of a Stephen King novel since he forced filmmakers to take his name off Lawnmower Man I’m not much of a fantasy guy, but I love the Dark Tower series. This movie… Read More

Justice League

TL;DR: It’s a mess but there are some good moments and it’s worth it just to see Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman again. Spoilers for Justice League follow.

Thor: Ragnarok

There’s not a lot to say about this movie except to say it’s not Just Another Marvel Movie (JAMM). It’s a lot of fun and very funny and a breath of fresh air in the constant onslaught of… Read More

Colossal

tl;dr: Don’t. Just don’t. Stream Get Smart (2008) instead. I’m just going to come out and say it. I like Anne Hathaway. I think she is very good actress and emotive and beautiful and I tend to want… Read More

Blade Runner 2049 vs Kingsman: Golden Circle

TL;DR: Someone call Topher Grace and tell him to find his copy of Final Cut Pro. Blade Runner 2049 is a good movie and an excellent sequel, but it’s at least fifty minutes too long. Kingsman, on the… Read More

Star Trek: Discovery

TL;DR: I love it so Trekkers will probably hate it {shrug} I grew up on The Original Series, actually watched it as a kid during its first run on our brand new color television,  and I liked the… Read More

IT

TL;DR: This is both a great movie and a scary movie. You should see it. I’ve written before about how magnetic yet truly flawed Stephen King’s novel It truly is. For years I found myself returning to reread… Read More