The Hitman’s Bodyguard is Possibly The Best Action Comedy of The Year (Review)

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is Possibly The Best Action Comedy of The Year (Review)

This week it’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard. There was a bit of hype for this one, seems like I saw the trailer to the Hitman’s Bodyguard before every other movie for two months, regardless of genre.  That could be an overstatement but not by much.  I was pretty sure I’d like this one, Action/Comedy if a forgiving genre.  Even when it’s bad it’s still pretty good.  And this one was pretty good, I laughed so much.   Read more

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: A Few Laughs… But That’s About It (Review)

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: A Few Laughs… But That’s About It (Review)

I went into The Hitman’s Bodyguard and was at least hoping that it would be a guilty pleasure… With Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, it would have to be decently enjoyable, right? RIGHT?! Wrong. It is pretty bad overall. There are some pretty big laughs, but that is about it. I really wanted to like this one. Read more

Ranking The Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Ranking The Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Almost a decade of films, from Iron Man in 2008 to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 the Marvel Cinematic Universe has 15 total movies and every single one is connected to the other in some significant way. Marvel Studios has changed the game by producing this many acclaimed films. I’ve decided to rank each one… Read more

XXX Return of Xander Cage: The Expendables Meets The X-Games (Blu-ray Review)

XXX Return of Xander Cage: The Expendables Meets The X-Games (Blu-ray Review)

From Paramount Pictures, director DJ Caruso comes the third entry of the franchise, XXX Return of Xander Cage. Starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Rory McCann, Michael Bisping, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Samuel L. Jackson and Toni Collette, the film is available now, May 16, 2017 on Blu-ray/DVD. Read more

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray Release Date & Special Features Revealed
[Press Release] Hailed as “a crazy, stunt-filled action spectacular” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) and “a shot of pure adrenaline” (Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly), xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  X-cited fans can be the first to get it two weeks early on Digital HD May 2. Read more

Kong: Skull Island – Great action scenes; King Kong is Badass [Review]

Kong: Skull Island – Great action scenes; King Kong is Badass [Review]

I’ve never seen a King Kong film, this was my first taste of the franchise, and I must say I’m fond of him.  I mean I know about the original – King Kong goes to Big City and ends up climbing a building and swatting aircraft with one hand while holding Fay Wray in the other (that might not be right, like I said I haven’t seen it) but now I’m tempted to go back and watch it.  Kong:  Skull Island is really a lot of fun. Read more

Kong: Skull Island – A Rip-Roaring Action Adventure Fit for the King of the Apes [Review]

Kong: Skull Island – A Rip-Roaring Action Adventure Fit for the King of the Apes [Review]

It has been just 12 years since we last saw the King of the Apes in director Peter Jackson’s three-hour epic, King Kong. For what it’s worth, the monster movie about a ginormous gorilla Jackson gave audiences back in 2005 worked great as a dramatic piece. But now, Kong is back, but in an action-oriented reboot connected to Legendary Studios’ monsters universe, which began back in 2014 with the critically praised reboot of Godzilla. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ version of King Kong in Kong: Skull Island results in a thrilling action romp that boasts an all-star cast full of colorful characters that feature their own sense of humor. And on top of that, Kong: Skull Island is also just a fun, movie going experience, watching monsters clash with each other in grand fashion on the big screen. Read more

xXx: Return of Xander Cage – Charming with So Much Energy & Enthusiasm [Review]

xXx: Return of Xander Cage – Charming with So Much Energy & Enthusiasm [Review]

This week it was either Split or xXx and since multiple-personality plots annoy me and I still haven’t quite forgiven M. Night Shyamalan (despite the excellent The Visit, last year) so it had to be xXx: Return of Xander Cage.  I was not optimistic.  The first xXx was 14 years ago and was just a couple years after Pitch Black, my favorite Vin Diesel film.  Could this new instalment measure up to the original and would it be worth watching?   Read more

Kong: Skull Island Trailer 2 Reveals King Kong’s Monstrous Villains – The Skull Crawlers

Kong: Skull Island Trailer 2 Reveals King Kong’s Monstrous Villains – The Skull Crawlers

From Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts comes Kong: Skull Island. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Jing Tian, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham and Toby Kebbell, the film is scheduled for release March 10, 2017.  Read more

King Kong Revealed as Director Promises Kong: Skull Island Will Unleash Monster Sooner Than Godzilla Remake

King Kong Revealed as Director Promises Kong: Skull Island Will Unleash Monster Sooner Than Godzilla Remake

From Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts comes Kong: Skull Island. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Jing Tian, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham and Toby Kebbell, the film is scheduled for release March 10, 2017.  Read more

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Beautiful & Nonsensical but Full of Great Moments [Review]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Beautiful & Nonsensical but Full of Great Moments [Review]

This week I went to go see Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children the new movie directed by Tim Burton.  If I’m going to be completely honest, the last movie of Tim Burton’s I 100% liked was The Nightmare Before Christmas and that was only produced by Tim Burton.  I still hold out hope, though, that something will come close to rivaling it, but Miss Peregrine was not that film.  Which is not to say I didn’t like it.  I probably liked Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children much more than it deserves. Read more

Kong: Skull Island Trailer Crushes Comic Con “This Planet Doesn’t Belong to Us” #SDCC2016

Kong: Skull Island Trailer Crushes Comic Con “This Planet Doesn’t Belong to Us” #SDCC2016

From Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts comes Kong: Skull Island. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Jing Tian, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham and Toby Kebbell, the film is scheduled for release March 10, 2017.  Read more

The Legend of Tarzan: A Surprisingly Rich & Deft Story of Tarzan’s Return to The Jungle [Review]

The Legend of Tarzan: A Surprisingly Rich & Deft Story of Tarzan’s Return to The Jungle [Review]

I think I’d been expecting this to be the retelling of the Tarzan story, following in the path of The Jungle Book and Maleficent to be a live-action version of the other Tarzan movies.   I was expecting it to be a Tarzan Reboot.   It was not.  The first time we see Tarzan in this The Legend of Tarzan, he’s dressed in a suit in his manor.  This is not the story of Tarzan growing up in the jungle, it’s the story of Tarzan returning to the jungle and what happens when he does.  That’s a much better story and Tarzan a much more complex character.  That was unexpected – I’d gone just to see Alexander Skarsgard’s abs and I’d gotten so much more.   Read more

Cell: Stephen King’s Latest Adaptation Has The Craziest & Most Violent Opening Scene of 2016 [Review]

Cell: Stephen King’s Latest Adaptation Has The Craziest & Most Violent Opening Scene of 2016 [Review]

From Saban Films and director Tod Williams (Paranormal Activity 2) comes the film adaptation of Cell from the legendary author Stephen King. Starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach and Wilbur Fitzgerald, the film is available now on VOD and select cinemas.

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