Thursday, May 16, 2019

Movie Review: "Avengers: Endgame" (2019)

Director: Joe and Anthony Russo
Year: 2019
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 3 hours, 1 minute

After Thanos successfully wiped out half of all life on earth, the Avengers are left mourning the loss of their teammates that were snapped out of existence. As some of the remaining Avengers search for a way to move on with their lives, others seek a solution to bring all of those who vanished back into the universe.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Movie Review: "Long Shot" (2019)

Director: Jonathan Levine
Year: 2019
Rating: R
Running Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

Idealistic journalist Fred Flarsky gets a job as a speechwriter for Secretary of State and future presidential candidate Charlotte Field, who also happens to be his childhood crush. As the two spend more time together, they begin an unlikely relationship that many in her inner circle fear will hurt her chances to win the presidency.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Movie Review: "Hot Shots!" (1991)

Director: Jim Abrahams
Year: 1991
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hour, 24 minutes

A skilled fighter pilot haunted by the memory of his father's failure is recruited to lead a mission into Iraq in the hopes that his instability will lead to abject failure and allow a weapons manufacturer to receive a big contract for new fighter jets.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Movie Review: "The Intruder" (2019)

Director: Deon Taylor
Year: 2019
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hour, 42 minutes

A young couple purchases an estate in Napa Valley to start their dream of having a family life outside the city. What at first seems like an ideal acquisition becomes more trouble than it's worth when the home's former owner keeps showing up uninvited and unannounced. Though his presence seems innocent at first, things quickly take a more sinister turn.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Movie Review: "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" (1997)

Director: Jay Roach
Year: 1997
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hour, 29 minutes

A British secret agent from the swinging '60s named Austin Powers was placed in cryogenic stasis in case his talents and prowess as a spy were ever needed in the future. Powers gets thawed out in the '90s to take on his arch nemesis, Dr. Evil. These two enemies soon find out the world has changed a lot in the 30 years that they have been "on ice."

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Movie Review: "Drive" (2011)

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Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Year: 2011
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes

A stuntman and part-time wheelman gets involved with his neighbor and gets pulled into the middle of a job gone wrong where he becomes the target of some local mobsters.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Movie Review: "Someone Great" (2019)

Director: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Year: 2019
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 32 minutes

Jenny has just gotten a new job that is going to relocate her across the country. She also just broke up with her boyfriend of nine years. To help cope with her sadness and stress, she wants to get together with her two best friends to have one final night on the town before leaving New York for San Francisco.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Movie Review: "Studio 54" (2018)

Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Year: 2018
Rating: TV-MA
Running Time: 1 hour, 38 minutes

A look at the rise and fall of the famed Studio 54 and the people behind it that made it such a cultural phenomenon.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Movie Review: "High Life" (2019)

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Director: Claire Denis
Year: 2019
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes

The sole survivor of a scientific experiment on outer space breeding and the study of black holes is left to raise the little girl that experiment produced on his own.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Movie Review: "Miss Bala" (2019)

Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Year: 2019
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 hour, 44 minutes

A makeup artist named Gloria heads to Tijuana to help her friend Suzu win a beauty pageant. After Gloria witnesses a shooting at a night club, she loses Suzu in the chaos. Gloria is then blackmailed by the gang leader who committed the shooting into helping him in exchange for finding her missing friend.