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

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The Walk

Walk, TheDirector: Robert Zemeckis
Run Time: 2h 3m

MPAA: PG
Stars: 3.5

It is an unfortunate reality that children born in the 2000’s will never know the beauty of a pre-2001 NYC skyline. Yes, the city has been rebuilt and there are symbols that stand in place of the World Trade Center. But those Towers were symbolic long before they had a somber reminder attached to them. If you’re looking for a way to explain to your children how majestic the Twin Towers were, just have them watch The Walk. Continue reading

Self/less

SelflessDirector: Tarsem Singh
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

The tagline for this movie reads:

God created man.
Man created immortality.

Um…I’m pretty sure that’s false but what the heck. Let’s find out what else you got wrong, Self/less. Continue reading