Deadpool 2 is an enjoyable movie, but not a very good one

Twentieth Century Fox Presents in Association with Marvel Entertainment, a film by David Leitch, Produced by Simon Kinberg, “Deadpool 2“ starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin and Zazie Beetz, Music by Tyler Bates, Editing by Craig Alpert, Elisabet Ronaldsdottir, and Dirk Westervelt Written By Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese, and Ryan Reynolds What do we…

Does the 1982 Eddie Murphy classic “48 Hrs.” hold up today?

One of the only podcasts I listen to is The Rewatchables. Many film podcasts usually contain hosts with an infuriating lack of film knowledge and haven’t done their research, but each episode of The Rewatchables that I’ve listened to checks its references. In discussing Walter Hill’s 1982-directed, Joel Silver-produced, Eddie Murphy starring debut 48 hrs., host Bill Simmons in…

Want a Fun Movie Recommendation with a few laughs? Go See ‘Game Night’!

Well-directed/ scripted & cast, the comedy’s willingness to try but not too hard is what makes it a winner. A complaint I’ve held about major comedies of late, is that they aren’t really movies so much as they are a sketch vehicles that deliver jokes almost exclusively through dialogue. There’s usually very little directorial effort…

Aaron Sorkin Turns ‘Molly’s Game’ into the Cinemax Version of His Work

On paper, a match between Molly Bloom and Aaron Sorkin and is perfect. They’re both slick operators who hail from the bottom of over achieving families, they are both seeming meticulous and simultaneously prone to getting suddenly sloppy, and they both seemingly suffer soundly from inferiority complexes. Of course it’s nothing new to report that Molly’s Game…

REVIEW: The Pricey, Oversized, and Slightly Tense ‘All The Money In The World’ is the kind of film J. Paul Getty would have made

Director: Ridley Scott (Alien Covenant, The Martian, American Gangster) Writer: David Scarpa (The Last Castle, The Day the Earth Stood Still [2008]) Based on the book “Painfully Rich” by John Pearson Starring: Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Christopher Plummer, and Charlie Plummer. Plot: After the grandson of the richest man in the history of the world is kidnapped…

“American Assassin” Mini-REVIEW

Is the Assassin film to easy to do correctly? Staking a rare spot in between Jason Bourne, and James Bond, the former 24 Jack Bauer director Michael Cuesta gives an update to the lucrative secret agent formula. The problem is that the film doesn’t go all in on its premise of a hardline assassin’s impact…