Category Archives: 5 Stars

Review: Wind River (2017)

Wind River. I almost passed this movie up. It seemed bleak but what caught my attention is that it was written by Taylor Sheridan, who also wrote Sicario and Hell or High Water, though this is the first time Sheridan … Continue reading

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Review: The Big Sick

The Big Sick. I was finally able to catch The Big Sick, just as it’s starting to leave theaters after a limited run. But let me tell you this, before we get into it, you need to find the nearest … Continue reading

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Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes. The first two Apes movies in this trilogy have been outstanding, some of the best visual effects I’ve ever seen. Each one has a unique tone and feeling but they all manage to … Continue reading

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(Review) Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming. This may be one of my most anticipated movies of this year, which sounds odd for being the third try at getting a Spider-Man franchise off the ground. This time, though, our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is part of … Continue reading

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Review: Logan

Logan. Hugh Jackman has been playing the character of Wolverine for 17 years, appearing in some form in every X-Men movie ever made (sometimes a cameo or even a picture, in the case of Deadpool). This is supposedly Hugh Jackman’s … Continue reading

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Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures. We’re still in the midst of Oscar season, when some major heavy-hitters go into “wide release,” meaning they’re finally available everywhere. This weekend, we got the inspirational true story Hidden Figures, but does it have what it takes to … Continue reading

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Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls. I’ve been looking forward to this one for awhile and it finally hit wide-release. When you combine an emotional rollercoaster with a giant monster, it’s right up my alley. Was this movie able to capitalize on that? … Continue reading

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