The Big Sick Review (2017)

My Reaction: Wow. I really regret not trekking out to see The Big Sick back when it was in theaters. Without hesitation, I can call it my favorite comedy of the year. The film tells the real-life story of how comedian Kumail Nanjiani met his wife Emily and the complications in their relationship. One of the … Continue reading The Big Sick Review (2017)

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Marvel’s The Defenders Review: A Fun Show That Never Reaches it’s Full Potential

Although I enjoyed it overall, here is my reaction (especially toward the ending): In The Defenders, the stars of Marvel's previous Netflix shows, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, come together as a team to "defend" New York city from an ancient ninja cult called The Hand. This series tries to combine the dark gritty … Continue reading Marvel’s The Defenders Review: A Fun Show That Never Reaches it’s Full Potential

Prometheus (2012) Review: Not the Alien You are Looking for

 My reaction:   Warning: Spoilers follow Intro Prometheus is directed by Ridley Scott and is a prequel to the Alien franchise. Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, and Guy Pearce star as the crew of the spaceship Prometheus as they investigate a visually striking planet that may hold the secrets of the origin … Continue reading Prometheus (2012) Review: Not the Alien You are Looking for

Dunkirk Review: A Triumph in Filmmaking That’s Light on Characters

My reaction: Christopher Nolan changed things up a bit this time by delving into World War II and the amazing true story of the evacuation at Dunkirk. We follow the perspectives of soldiers on the beach, the civilian boats on the sea that volunteered to help, and pilots tasked with providing air support. When it comes … Continue reading Dunkirk Review: A Triumph in Filmmaking That’s Light on Characters

Why I Walked out on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

My reaction is: WOW. I have never walked out of a movie in theaters before. I can usually predict which ones I may not like and wait for rental or streaming, but, I did not walk out on the likes of the Transformers movies or Suicide Squad. Never even thought about it (well maybe a little). Point is, … Continue reading Why I Walked out on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets