Posts Tagged ‘video review’

Trainspotting 2

"Trainspotting 2" made more than double its predecessor at the box office, but is destined to be largely forgotten in popular culture, in much the same way the “Wizard of Oz” sequel was.

The LEGO Batman Movie

“The LEGO Batman Movie” plucks the breakout character from the first movie and gives him his own flick, with gleeful fun for kiddies resulting.

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

The "John Wick" movies are slick, ultra-violent escapism that mixes a grim revenge saga with gallows humor.

Beauty and the Beast

A well-crafted film, bright and engaging and full of vivid characters that, alas, still has no reason for existing.

Charlie Day and Ice Cube play a pair of squabbling teachers settling their beef the hard way in "Fist Fight," a 2017 Warner Brothers comedy.

Fist Fight

All movies have plot holes. With "Fist Fight," the entire movie is a plot hole.


They needed three tries, but they finally got a Wolverine movie right — just in time to bring his grim saga to a close.

The Space Between Us

Part science fiction, part road movie, a whole lot angst-y teenage romance, “The Space Between Us” shows the limits of what you can do with a good cast.

Fifty Shades Darker

Watching "Fifty Shades Darker" is like being the reluctant participant in a frisky whipping, and you’ve forgotten the safe word.