Posts Tagged ‘sequel’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

New to View: July 11

The eighth film in the "Fast & Furious" series, the drama "A Quiet Passion" and the character comedy "Norman" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

New to View: June 27

An underwhelming "Trainspotting" sequel, a stalled-out "CHiPS" adaptation & the Woody Harrelson dramedy "Wilson" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

New to View: May 16

Teen romance "The Space Between Us," the final chapter of the "Resident Evil" film series and the cult classic "Willard" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: May 9

The sequel "Fifty Shades Darker," the first season of HBO's "Divorce" and the fourth season of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" lead this week's releases.

Keanu Reeves reprises his role as badass assassin John Wick in "John Wick: Chapter Two," a 2017 Summit-Lionsgate release directed by Chad Stahelski.

John Wick: Chapter 2

"John Wick: Chapter 2" is enjoyably tacky & distinguished, indulging literary allusions & bodacious lacerations like someone chasing 10-year scotch with PBR.
Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone star in "xXx: Return of Xander Cage," a 2017 Revolution Studios / Paramount Pictures film.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Both the worst of the series and difficult to really begrudge, "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" is what passes for January action-movie alchemy.

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) insists upon answers from his past in "Jason Bourne," a 2016 Universal Pictures release directed by Paul Greengrass.

Jason Bourne

Like watching a trio of NBA All-Stars, whom you know haven’t lost a step, return to the court and perform nothing but a three-man weave drill for two hours.

The Gladiator Sequel that Never was: A film to end all films

If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s Gladiator epic from 2000, you have missed out on a truly seminal movie. Starring the brilliant Russell Crowe as the courageous Maximus Decimus Meridius, Gladiator boasted a superb narrative while it revived the careers of Crowe, Joaquin Pheonix and director Ridley Scott.   The ending of this film […]