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Body Cam (2020)
At 93 minutes long and a VOD release, you might think Body Cam is going to be terrible and while you aren't completely wrong, you aren't completely right either.
Posted May 19, 2020
With Flashdance, Beals gives a memorable performance that jump-started her career.
Posted May 18, 2020
Days of Thunder (1990)
For race car enthusiasts, Days of Thunder is a treat with great action scenes.
Posted May 18, 2020
War of the Worlds (2005)
Spielberg always delivers a quality product and teaming him with Cruise results in a well done, modern rendition of this classic story.
Posted May 17, 2020
Scoob!'s animation is very well done with vibrant colors and sharp details. The soundtrack is also eclectic helping adult viewers take a stroll down memory lane.
Posted May 15, 2020
Top Gun (1986)
Tony Scott brought some incredible shots to the film, mounting cameras everywhere on the fighter jets to achieve amazing footage while giving the audience the feeling they were flying right alongside Maverick.
Posted May 13, 2020
Spaceship Earth (2020)
What makes Matt Wolf's documentary so interesting is the background and the origin stories of the group that he uses to lay the foundation leading up to the Biosphere 2 experiment.
Posted May 12, 2020
The Photograph (2020)
The Photograph is a study of opposites in so much as the movie itself moves at a slow pace while Michael and Mae's relationship goes from zero to sixty in about ten seconds.
Posted May 11, 2020
The Legend of Zorro (2005)
Antonio Banderas was an excellent casting choice and his chemistry with co-star Zeta-Jones is palpable.
Posted May 8, 2020
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
There are several reasons why The Mask of Zorro was so successful, beginning with the cast.
Posted May 7, 2020
Alien helped redefine the Sci-Fi genre for a generation of moviegoers and became the bar that all other movies had to live up to or surpass.
Posted May 6, 2020
The Infiltrators (2020)
Directors Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera take a unique approach to telling this story, which ultimately helps to get the audience invested in the characters and the subject matter.
Posted Apr 30, 2020
Fatal Attraction (1987)
There are so many reasons Fatal Attraction is such a great film but first and foremost is the cast.
Posted Apr 28, 2020
Fantasy Island (2020)
If you remember the Fantasy Island television show, you should watch the film at least once if for nothing more than nostalgia's sake.
Posted Apr 27, 2020
The Rhythm Section (2020)
The Rhythm Section tries its best to be a suspenseful, action-packed thriller.
Posted Apr 27, 2020
King Creole (1958)
Presley was born to be a performer and his portrayal of Danny in King Creole added more credibility to his acting career.
Posted Apr 25, 2020
To Catch a Thief (1955)
Grant had a certain suave, debonair appeal, and charming good looks which made him the perfect casting choice for the role of Robie.
Posted Apr 23, 2020
Like a Boss (2020)
Hayek comes across beautifully as the villain, but I'm not sure there is a role she can't pull off.
Posted Apr 20, 2020
Trolls World Tour (2020)
If you have kids, get Trolls World Tour and watch them dance their little butts off to the timing of the music. You won't regret it.
Posted Apr 10, 2020
The Call of the Wild (2020)
Ford is the best part of this version and the script is strong, but the overuse of CGI brought the production level down a few notches.
Posted Apr 2, 2020
Just Mercy (2020)
Foxx won an Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles in Ray and I'd say his performance as McMillian rivals that of his Oscar-winning role.
Posted Mar 31, 2020
Robert Downey, Jr. makes Dolittle what it is
Posted Mar 27, 2020
The Grudge (2020)
The jump scares are spot on and the level of gore produced by the makeup artists is truly horrifying.
Posted Mar 23, 2020
Spies in Disguise (2019)
Spies in Disguise is a fun movie with terrific voice actors and some wonderful animation.
Posted Mar 17, 2020
Richard Jewell (2019)
Hauser was a great option to portray Jewell, not only for his physical resemblance but because he emitted an aura of truly caring for people.
Posted Mar 17, 2020
There is no doubt that Vin Diesel is an action star and he showcases this talent throughout the film.
Posted Mar 12, 2020
A Quiet Place (2018)
The concept for the movie is so basic you would think it was uninspired and couldn't possibly be any good but you would be wrong.
Posted Mar 10, 2020
Uncut Gems (2019)
Filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie bought a quality product to audiences this past year and Sandler shines and the wholly unlikeable Ratner, but the film has flaws.
Posted Mar 9, 2020
The Way Back (2020)
The Way Back isn't a 'feel-good' movie, but after watching it, you feel pretty good.
Posted Mar 5, 2020
Emma has had numerous iterations with more to come I'm sure but this version is well done and worthy of watching at least once.
Posted Mar 4, 2020
Dark Waters (2019)
Ruffalo once again portrays an intelligent, investigative character and, as usual, does a terrific job.
Posted Mar 2, 2020
The Invisible Man (2020)
Whannell (Saw) does a wonderful job bringing this classic tale into modern times with the use of updated technology.
Posted Feb 27, 2020
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
There is no question that Waititi is talented and can make a quality product....
Posted Feb 21, 2020
21 Bridges (2019)
Boseman is the bright spot in an otherwise generic, predictable movie.
Posted Feb 18, 2020
Midway is chock full of talented actors who make up an ensemble cast that is to be envied.
Posted Feb 18, 2020
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
The movie pays homage to the game that will have fans reminiscing about their childhoods while offers enough pop culture and modern technological touches to entice younger generations.
Posted Feb 13, 2020
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
If you are a fan of detective stories, Motherless Brooklyn should be right up your alley.
Posted Jan 28, 2020
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
This latest Terminator chapter serves to move things along by highlighting the females in order to pass the legacy on to them.
Posted Jan 27, 2020
The Gentlemen (2020)
Even though Ritchie has less than two dozen directorial credits to his name, he is known for quality work and The Gentlemen surely won't disappoint his diehard fans.
Posted Jan 23, 2020
Jay & Silent Bob Reboot (2019)
As a filmmaker, Kevin Smith knows how to entertain while making a quality product.
Posted Jan 19, 2020
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Smith and Lawrence have always had great chemistry together and this installment does nothing to dispel that fact.
Posted Jan 16, 2020
Gemini Man (2019)
Will Smith does an incredible job playing both the 50 year old Brogan and his clone.
Posted Jan 13, 2020
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Pfeiffer, as usual, is magnificently portraying the not so innocent and kind-hearted queen.
Posted Jan 10, 2020
It should come as no surprise that 1917 will win many awards this season.
Posted Jan 9, 2020
The Lighthouse (2019)
Pattinson and Dafoe are well matched and give outstanding performances. They play off each other like dueling pianos in a quest for dominance.
Posted Jan 7, 2020
Zellweger has one of the most memorable roles of her career playing the adult Garland.
Posted Dec 26, 2019
Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
Stallone once again plays Rambo as stoic and introverted but also still physically and mentally sharp.
Posted Dec 20, 2019
Charlize Theron gives one of the best performances of her life becoming Megan Kelly in every way possible.
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker offers some interesting twists and the plot really focuses on the struggles of Rey and Ben.
Posted Dec 18, 2019
Ad Astra (2019)