‘A Simple Favor’ is an Exciting, Sexy and Captivating Thrill Ride

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively stun in Paul Feig’s new comedy-mystery, “A Simple Favor.” In the movie, Kendrick plays a widowed helicopter mom, Stephanie Smothers, who is beyond grateful for the acceptance she thinks she finds in Lively’s character, Emily Nelson. Smothers energetically posts videos of recipes, crafts, and childcare tips for the mothers who […]

The Predator Delivers a Disappointing Mess of Gore and Excessive Comic Relief

The new addition to the classic Predator franchise is not your typical Predator movie. This film follows a group of ex-soldiers, who have been labeled crazy, and a biologist with specific interests in the extraterrestrial as they fight off a couple of Predators that invaded Earth. The plot is choppy, while the action is chaotic […]

Garner’s Dedicated Performance Couldn’t Flip the Script for ‘Peppermint’

“Peppermint” is an action thriller that is neither a train wreck nor a masterpiece. There’s nothing memorable about the film except for the fact that it wasn’t done as well as it could have been. The film was written by Chad St. John (“London Has Fallen”) and directed by Pierre Morel (“Taken”), which begs the […]

‘The Nun’ falls back on the same mistakes as the first Annabelle

Hopefully it will continue following Annabelle’s footsteps if a sequel is made. “The Nun,” directed by Corin Hardy, is yet another installment in the Conjuring franchise and follows Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga, sister of Conjuring star Vera Farmiga) and Father Burke (Demián Bichir) as they’re sent to a Convent in 1952 Romania by the Vatican to […]

‘Operation Finale’ Softens the Edges of History, Creating an Engrossing and Moving Film

‘Operation Finale’ tells the gripping story of Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s long-awaited capture in Buenos Aries in 1960. Although this true tale is fictionalized and dramatized in order to make the emotions of both Eichmann and his capturers the focal point, director Chris Weitz does a good job of telling this important story. The core of […]

‘Searching’ Reveals the Jarring Reality Behind Relationships and Technology

‘Searching’ is an innovative thriller that allows the digital technology we use in our everyday lives to reveal its dark plot. The film first introduces us to the Kim family, via David Kim’s desktop. What we discover is a happy California family, but within the first 15 minutes, we become witnesses to emails and Google […]

Avengers: Infinity War SPOILER FREE review

“Avengers: Infinity War” is one of the most anticipated movies of the year and has already become the highest grossing opening of all time, and for good reason. “Avengers: Infinity War” is the third installment of the Avengers, the 19th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and stars… well… pretty much everyone. Directed by brothers […]

A Quiet Place movie review

There’s a perfectly sound reason why “A Quiet Place” has a 95 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “A Quiet Place” is a suspense thriller starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt along with Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe and follows the Abbott family in the year 2020. A breed of blind, Stranger Things-like creatures roam the […]