Movie Reviews

Movie Review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

When I first saw the trailer for Welcome to Marwen months ago, I was incredibly intrigued by what seemed to be an uplifting tale of real life artist/photographer Mark Hogancamp learning to cope with the trauma of a brutal assault he experienced and trying to make something of his life once again. With Steve Carell […]

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Movie Review: ‘Second Act’ Starring Jennifer Lopez

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

Well, Jennifer Lopez fans have something to get excited about this holiday season as the release of her new comedy Second Act will be hitting theatres on December 21. The film, which follows Lopez’s character Maya as she struggles to prove that street smarts can equal book smarts as she attempts to get a cooperate […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:47 am   /   Movie Reviews

In Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt is tasked with the impossible – filling the shoes of the legendary Julie Andrews. Based on the popular series of children’s books by P.L. Travers, Disney brought Mary Poppins to life on celluloid in 1964. It was there that Andrews would immortalize that character, and create what would become a film and […]

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Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Starring Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Move over, Peter Parker – with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a new era of Miles Morales as Spider-Man has begun. Miles was introduced to the comic world in 2011 as a young teenager of African-American and Latino descent who takes over as Spider-Man after death befalls Peter. He’s become widely appreciated and has since gone […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Mary Queen of Scots is the directorial debut of Josie Rourke and stars Saoirse Ronan in the titular role of Mary Stuart, the once Queen of France and rightful heir to English throne. Also starring in this film across from Ronan (though they don’t share a scene together until the final ten minutes of the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mortal Engines’ Starring Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Usually, when you see a movie trailer, you can tell pretty easily whether you’ll go into the movie optimistic and excited, or cautious and bracing for the worst. Admittedly, when I saw the early trailers for Mortal Engines, I was leaning towards the latter. Still, there’s always that one movie that surprises you. Despite all […]

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Movie Review: The Possession of Hannah Grace, starring Shay Mitchell

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 10:27 am   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

  ​Diederik Van Rooijen’s The Possession of Hannah Grace was advertised in a way that made audiences believe that maybe movie-goers might be in store for a different kind of possession horror film, with a heavy focus on what happens to the human body after an exorcism is performed. With the expectations of something fresh […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s hard to imagine a time where negative news could come out about a candidate, and completely derail their campaign. Yet that is exactly what happened in 1988, when Senator Gary Hart was the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination until news of his affair. All it took was three weeks for his bid to completely […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:21 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the follow-up to the 2012 smash Wreck-It Ralph and stars John C. Reilly in the titular role as the lovable video game character, Ralph. After going from zero to hero in the previous film, Ralph has become content in his day to day life in the video game hub at […]

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Movie Review: ‘Green Book’ Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

It isn’t very tough to figure out that we currently live in an extremely divided country right now. Oh, sure, we call ourselves the United States, and in times of emergency, we band together. But any given day, you’ll read headline after headline about political parties going after each other, building walls, and racial tensions. […]

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