Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Movie Review: "Wreck-It Ralph" (2012)

Director: Rich Moore
Year: 2012
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1 hour, 41 minutes

Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph sends his fellow video game characters into a panic and causes chaos when he leaves his game to find a place where he can be a hero and get the recognition he feels he deserves.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Movie Review: "The Little Hours" (2017)

Director: Jeff Baena
Year: 2017
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

A man on the run from his lover's husband is given shelter in a convent full of unconventional nuns who use him to fulfill their carnal desires.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Movie Review: "Escape from New York" (1981)

Director: John Carpenter
Year: 1981
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 39 minutes

New York has been turned into a mega prison that lets the inmates run free within its walls. When the President's plane crashes in Manhattan, a convict named Snake Plissken is asked to infiltrate the prison and rescue the POTUS in exchange for a full pardon.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Movie Review: "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996)

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Year: 1996
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 48 minutes

A pair of criminals takes a vacationing family hostage to escape into Mexico where they plan to meet their partner at a trucker bar. This bar turns out to be a vampire haven, and now the criminals and the kidnapped family are left fighting for their lives.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Movie Review: "Boy Erased" (2018)

Director: Joel Edgerton
Year: 2018
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 54 minutes

The son of a Southern pastor is sent to conversion therapy when he tells his parents he is attracted to men.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Movie Review: "Bitter Melon" (2018)

Director: H.P. Mendoza
Year: 2018
Rating: NR
Running Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes

At a family gathering for the holidays, a few members of the Santos family decide to kill a particularly abusive member to make life better for everyone.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Movie Review: "Starman" (1984)

Director: John Carpenter
Year: 1984
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes

An extraterrestrial comes to earth and takes the form of a widow's deceased husband and asks for a ride to Arizona so he can return home.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Movie Review: "The Grinch" (2018)

Director: Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier
Year: 2018
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Every Who down in Whoville loves Christmas, but the Grinch, who lives just North of Whoville, does not. This year, the Grinch has had enough and decides he's going to steal Christmas so everyone will be just as miserable as him.

Movie Review: "Johnny English Strikes Again" (2018)

Director: David Kerr
Year: 2018
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1 hour, 29 minutes

Johnny English is called out of retirement when MI-7 is hit by a cyber-attack that compromises the identity of all of their active agents. English must find this hacker and put a stop to their attacks.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Movie Review: "Chained For Life" (2018)

Director: Aaron Schimberg
Year: 2018
Rating: NR
Running Time: 1 hour, 34 minutes

On the set of a movie about a disfigured man who falls in love with a blind woman, the beautiful lead actress contemplates the treatment on her co-stars, and whether or not the movie they are making is exploitation or art.