Grade: C I’m not a fan of the Divergent series and haven’t read the books. I watched the first movie the night before Insurgent was released and found it to be uninspiring. I wasn’t disappointed with Insurgent because I didn’t expect much. The best thing I can say is that it isn’t horrible. They managed […]
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Grade: C- The good news is that this movie is immeasurably better than Taken 3. Liam did a good job with his role, as did Ed Harris. Joel Kinnaman, who played Mike (Liam’s son), didn’t have much to work with. His character was consistently expressionless throughout the movie. My guess is that was due to […]
Grade: A It isn’t often that a movie exceeds my expectations, but this one sure did. I was hoping for something good; I got something great. There are no holes in this movie. The acting is better than good, there isn’t anything groundbreaking with the action, but I think they did an excellent job. Especially […]
Grade: C It’s times like these that I really hate writing movie reviews. Jupiter Ascending is an archetypical story with a great deal of potential, but it falls short in so many ways. But I really appreciate that the Wachowski’s (writers/directors of The Matrix, V is for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas) always try and reach for […]
Grade: D+ Mortdecai is evidence that an all star cast doesn’t necessarily translate into a great movie. I don’t think it’s the cast fault for the movie falling flat. It’s primarily due to the writing. The only thing the writers had going for them was a thesaurus. The characters are all written and portrayed as […]