Criminal

CriminalDirector: Ariel Vromen
Run Time: 1h 53m
MPAA: R
Stars: 2.5

I’m really striking out with the movie selection lately. Criminal is not the worst film I’ve ever seen, but I have seen quite a few like it. Continue reading

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The Jungle Book (2016)

Jungle Book, TheDirector: Jon Favreau
Run Time: 1h 45m
MPAA: PG
Stars: 2.5

The Jungle Book is another classic example of a well-calculated star rating from yours truly:

  • 1 star goes to the special effects department
  • ½ star for the cinematography
  • and 1 brightly shining star for Bill Murray and all his glory

Everything else majorly sucked. Continue reading

Midnight Special

Midnight SpecialDirector: Jeff Nichols
Run Time: 1h 52m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Midnight Special is basically a twisted, more adult Tomorrowland sprinkled with Powder.

Part of me had every intention of revealing as little of the plot as possible. However, I wished I had dug a little deeper to understand what I was getting into before I saw Midnight Special so I’ve decided to offer a few details. I promise not to reveal the major secrets though. Continue reading

Eye in the Sky

Eye in the SkyDirector: Gavin Hood
Run Time: 1h 42m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.0

You can either be responsible for taking the life of an innocent child, or
Let someone else kill 80 people.

You have minutes to decide. Choose.
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