‘Incredibles 2’ Review: Pixar’s Sequel Almost Lives Up to The Original

★★★★ Pixar delivers a sequel to the 2004 classic that lives up to its name, and gets as close as good as the original. Picking right after the events of the first film, ‘Incredibles 2’ finds the Parr family having to deal with the aftermath of what their powers can cause and the debate that … Continue reading ‘Incredibles 2’ Review: Pixar’s Sequel Almost Lives Up to The Original

Box Office Projections: ‘Incredibles 2’ to Post Best Animated Feature Opening of All Time

Ever since ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ bombed during the Memorial Day weekend, the summer movie season has been craving for another hit, especially Disney. It’s up to ‘Incredibles 2’ now. Coming off a massive 14-year wait, Disney has been pulling no stops with the marketing of this film. The original, back in 2004, made … Continue reading Box Office Projections: ‘Incredibles 2’ to Post Best Animated Feature Opening of All Time

Box Office Actuals: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Opens Solidly; ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opens Strong In Foreign Markets

The box office went mostly as expected this week, with 'Ocean’s 8', as predicted, held its own with a $41.5M opening, stealing the “Ocean’s” franchise record debut of the second entry back in 2004 — of course, not adjusted for inflation, which would actually make this the lowest opening of the franchise, but good thing … Continue reading Box Office Actuals: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Opens Solidly; ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opens Strong In Foreign Markets

Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

(Projections for the weekend for North America for the weekend of June 8-10) Last year, we were coming off the excellent opening of 'Wonder Woman' and a tremendous hold this weekend. It’s fair to point out that 2017’s summer ended up being one of the lowest grossing in recent memory, but as things are going, … Continue reading Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

‘Deadpool 2’ Review: A Fun Summer Film that Doesn’t Quite Reach the Heights of the Original

★★★ Deadpool 2 is an action-packed sequel that almost lives up to its predecessor, maintaining most of the humor and wit that made the first one such a winner.  Picking up after the events of the first film, DP2 finds Wade Wilson, after an encounter with a mutant boy, having to face a new villain … Continue reading ‘Deadpool 2’ Review: A Fun Summer Film that Doesn’t Quite Reach the Heights of the Original

‘A Quiet Place’ Review: John Krasinski Delivers an Instant Horror Classic

★★★★★ With 'A Quiet Place', John Krasinski proves himself to be an incredible filmmaker, crafting one of the best horror movies of recent times. The film follows parents Lee (Krasinski) and Evelyn (Emily Blunt) as they struggle to survive and protect their children in a post-apocalyptic world filled with monsters that hunt by any sound … Continue reading ‘A Quiet Place’ Review: John Krasinski Delivers an Instant Horror Classic

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked from Worst to Best

Avengers: Infinity War, what some call the culmination of the MCU, is right around the corner. Ever since Thanos made his first appearance in The Avengers’ post-credits scene, it’s all been leading up to this. To celebrate its release, I am ranking all Marvel Studios’ films from worst to best. 18. Thor: The Dark World … Continue reading The Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked from Worst to Best

‘Annihilation’ Review: Alex Garland’s Latest is Brilliant

★★★★½ With Annihilation, Alex Garland proves yet again that he is a master storyteller, blending thought-provoking sci-fi with horror to create a modern classic.  The film follows Lena, who, after her husband, Kane, comes back very ill after being nowhere to be found for over a year, she joins a group of military scientists on … Continue reading ‘Annihilation’ Review: Alex Garland’s Latest is Brilliant

‘Black Panther’ Review: A Groundbreaking Yet Not Perfect Superhero Film

★★★½ While not flawless, 'Black Panther' manages to mostly meet expectations with an incredible script and visuals.  The film finds T’Challa, after the death of his father, taking the rightful place as king of the hidden African nation of Wakanda, while also becoming Black Panther. While trying to deal with both of his very important … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Review: A Groundbreaking Yet Not Perfect Superhero Film