John Wick Chapter 2 (review)

In 2014 a small action flick called John Wick came out to the pleasant surprise of many including myself. It was a fun action packed film that saw the return of Keanu Reeves in top form with a story that was simple but effective: A retired assassin seeks revenge when his dog is killed.  …

Patriot’s Day (review)

Patriot’s Day is a film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and the manhunt for the terrorist’s responsible. I remember when the movies United 93 and World Trade Center came out in 2006. Both films were well made and gained critical praise and some financial success. But I still remember the hesitation many had towards…

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (review)

Confession time. As I mentioned in my Return of Xander Cage review, I am a fan of cheesy b-action movies. So it might not come as a huge surprise that I kinda liked the Resident Evil film franchise for what it was, a messy B-horror/action series. Don’t get me wrong, I am fully aware of…

Split (review)

After a succession of financial flops and critical failures many were willing to write off M.Night Shyamalan. Some argued his early successes were a fluke and that his current skid had revealed the true extent of his abilities. But I always held a much more relaxed view of the director, as I still saw skill…

XXX: The Return of Xander Cage (review)

If you take all the camp and cheese from the entire Bond franchise (pre-2006 reboot) ferment it and then mix it with a full bottle of tequila, 4 Four Lokos, and a gallon of Red Bull you’d get a taste of what XXX: The Return of Xander Cage is like. If you think that description…

The Bye Bye Man (review)

It’s January the month of misfit movies. That means it’s that time of year where Hollywood dumps mediocre movies in between the star studded awards contenders that are finally getting wide releases.  So naturally we start out the year with a horror release strangely titled “The Bye Bye Man”. The movie is about 3 college…