Jun 092018
 

The Hurricane Heist could’ve been a great B-movie action-er but outside of some genuinely funny moments, this is the sort of plot I’ve seen many times over the years, most of them destined for the DTV market, where this one should have landed. As it is, this is not in the least terrible and probably passably entertaining at times.

 

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Apr 172018
 

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the crime-thriller, The Hurricane Heist starring Toby Kebbell and Maggie Grace. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Oct 262017
 

War for the Planet of the Apes is a strong conclusion to a well done trilogy. This one features a fantastic motion-capture performance from Andy Serkis and some excellent visual effects to aid.

 

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Jul 152017
 

Kong: Skull Island isn’t perfect but still fun and entertaining enough with director Vogt-Roberts intermixing monster movie with a Vietnam-era war picture and even the human characters weren’t bad, if not thinly written at times while Kong himself does show a bit of personality and his CGI was pretty good.

 

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Jun 282017
 

A solid improvement over Rise, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has director Matt Reeves taking the franchise to the next level providing some well written and finely directed scenes.

 

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May 242017
 

Warner Home Video has announced the date and released artwork for the action-adventurer, Kong: Skull Island starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly and John Goodman  and directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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May 032017
 

Gold was something of a missed opportunity. The story in itself was interesting while the theme presented by director Stephen Gaghan has a familiar feel that we’ve seen numerous times before.

 

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Dec 152016
 

This adaptation of Ben-Hur wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be but that doesn’t mean it should’ve been made. However, at least Jack Huston gives an earnest and heartfelt performance while Morgan Freeman basically phoned in his performance and the visual effects were mostly impressive.

 

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Sep 262016
 

On a technical level, Warcraft isn’t terrible but in today’s and age and the advancement in the visual effects realm, it’s should be a given especially with a big budget tentpole. Outside of the VFX, and as someone unfamiliar with the source material, I found the film to be dull and filled with thinly written characters.

 

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