Posts in category Movie review

Movie Review: “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson make a good team in this comedy/action movie. Reynolds is Michael Bryce who owns a bodyguard business in London, while Jackson is Kincaid, a hitman, wanted by everyone, but in this case, wanted as a witness against the tyrannical president of Belarus. Bryce has until tomorrow at five to […]

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Movie Review: “The Dark Tower”

This movie was based on a series of books written by Stephen King. I really enjoyed this film in spite of what other reviewers said. Like all fantasy movies, you have to accept the premise to begin with–there is a dark tower in the middle of the universe that protects Keystone Earth and other planets […]

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Movie Review: “Atomic Blonde”

Charlize Theron stars as the Atomic Blonde, even though she’s never referred to by that moniker. In fact for a secret agent, she’s too striking and stands out in a crowd, but she does an outstanding job in her role. The movie is based on a graphic novel, “The Coldest City” by Antony Johnston and […]

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Movie Review: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

The movie begins with an explanation of what the City of a Thousand Planets is. It began as a space station orbiting around Earth, but it became too large to stay, so it was sent into space. It continued to grow and its name was changed to Alpha. The scene shifts to an unknown planet […]

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Movie Review: “Dunkirk”

At the end of May in 1940, the Allied forces in France were pushed west to the beachhead at Dunkirk. Over 400,000 men and equipment were trapped with nowhere to go. The air was filled with German planes and their ships patrolled the sea. Commander Bolton of the Royal Navy, played by Kenneth Branagh, supervised […]

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Movie Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

First of all, you have to accept the premise for this series that apes can think, sign and talk like a human. Once you do that, the entire concept seems plausible. This is the third movie in the series and there is a quick overview of the first two movies in the beginning. It began […]

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Movie Review: “Spider-man: Homecoming”

Tom Holland stars as Spider-man, a teen-aged super hero. In this movie, he’s fifteen and and an intern for Tony Stark or Ironman, played by who else, Robert Downey Jr. Tony’s given him a special suit for the job but he’s only allowed to work on certain jobs, not the one he gets involved with. […]

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Movie Review: “The Lost City of Z”

Here’s a movie that I’d never heard of and I’m not sure how long ago it came out. In 1906, Major Percy Fawcett of the British Royal Army received orders to Bolivia to map the border for the Royal Geographic Society. Major Fawcett led a small team into the jungle and with the help of […]

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Movie Review: “Transformers: The Last Knight”

Not only did King Arthur have his knights of the Roundtable, but he also had a dozen transformer knights as well. In addition, Merlin was given a special staff that was used to defeat the King’s enemies, but it was buried with him when he died. Now the Creator of the transformers wants it back […]

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Movie Review: “Megan Leavey”

This movie is based on a true story. Megan Leavey is a teenager without direction, without friends, without hope. She knows she has to find a way out, but thus far, hasn’t been able to find it. One day, she passes a Marine Recruiting Office and decides to join the U.S. Marines. After basic training, […]

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