Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

fantastic-beastsDirector: David Yates
Run Time: 2h 13m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

The beasts may be fantastic, but finding them wasn’t so magical. Continue reading

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Arrival

arrivalDirector: Denis Villeneuve
Run Time: 1h 56m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

Denis Villeneuve adds to his portfolio another incredibly interesting film. There will be sci-fi fans abound who will fall in love with this movie. My prejudice for the genre — and Arrival‘s particular subgenre — kept me from being completely wowed. Continue reading

Inferno

infernoDirector: Ron Howard
Run Time: 2h 1m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 1.5

Irony: not being able to decide if you’d rather suffer 2 hours in Hell than watch a movie about it… OR … if watching said movie for 2 hours is in fact Hell. Continue reading

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

jack-reacher-never-go-backDirector: Edward Zwick
Run Time: 1h 58m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

Did you hear? NCIS made a movie!

If that sentence excited you, you are the target audience for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. If it made you cringe, for the love of God: GO BACK! Continue reading