Film Review– ‘Hellboy’ (2019)

Hellboy 2019 is not the satisfying closing chapter in a wondrous and imaginative trilogy from Academy Award-winning director Guillermo del Toro and star Ron Perlman. Not even close. What Hellboy is is a raucous, chaotic, exposition-heavy reimagining that imagines a fantastical world inhabited by all manner of monsters, witches, demons, spirits and yes even King Arthur, but … Continue reading Film Review– ‘Hellboy’ (2019)

Movie Review– ‘Bumblebee’ (2018)

There is a scene in this movie where Hailee Steinfeld's Charlie pulls a dusty tarp off a rusty yellow Volkswagen Beetle, who we know as Bumblebee. After a bit of TLC, she gets the old clunker up and running again. The entire scene I could not shake the not-so-subtle allegory for the current state of … Continue reading Movie Review– ‘Bumblebee’ (2018)

Get Out (2017)- Review

Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, LilRel Howery Synopsis: A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend's mysterious family estate (Source: IMDb).  Rating: R As one half of the Comedy Central sketch duo Key & Peele, Jordan Peele has built a career around straddling the line between witty social commentary and straight-up … Continue reading Get Out (2017)- Review

Power Rangers (2017)- Review

Director: Dean Isrelite Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G, Elizabeth Banks, and Bryan Cranston Synopsis: A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world (Source: IMDb). Rating: PG-13 Growing up, I always thought that the Power Rangers was awful, even as … Continue reading Power Rangers (2017)- Review