The Dark Tower

Dark Tower, TheDirector: Nikolaj Arcel
Run Time: 1h 35m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 1.5

Idris Elba lost a bet, right? I mean, I get why McConaughey agrees to sucky things. But Elba?! He must’ve made a rotten deal. Or blacked out for 6 months and woke up to find out he starred in this against his will. I need answers! Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek BeyondDirector: Justin Lin
Run Time: 2h 2m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

A tell-tale sign that I was not fond of a movie is the fact that I will forget almost everything about it soon after seeing it. It’s like my brain funnels out the crap movie to make room for remembering great ones. Both Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness were among those who didn’t make the cut to be stored in my mental movie bank. Having a score of 0-2 for the reboot series didn’t get me excited for Star Trek Beyond. I’m glad to say I was wrong. Continue reading

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