Tag: Movie Review

Melissa McCarthy shines in her Oscar worthy film

Photo courtesy of Melissa McCarthy, Twitter  Since her breakout performance in 2011’s “Bridesmaids,” famed comedian Melissa McCarthy has constantly been typecast in rather stale and forgettable comedies that regardless of their overall quality, manage to be financially successful enough to greenlight another one. Occasionally, this formula can lead to a […]

Spielberg brings another hit with book adaptation

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia “Ready Player One” was one of the most enjoyable films that I have seen in a really long time. With great pacing, characters and nostalgic moments throughout the entire film, this movie is definitely worth seeing in theaters. “Ready Player One” is an action […]

“Annihilation” sets new benchmark for sci-fi films

Photo courtesy of Geroges Biard, Wikipedia Alex Garland’s haunting, beautiful “Annihilation” is the first great sci-fi film of the year, and one of the best in years. Based on Jeff Vandermeer’s first novel of the Southern Reach trilogy, “Annihilation” is a challenging, amorphous thriller that will leave you rattled in […]