The Exception

Exception, TheDirector: David Leveaux
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

Do I believe in love? Absolutely.
Do I believe in The Exception? Not entirely.
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Dunkirk

DunkirkDirector: Christopher Nolan
Run Time: 1h 46m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

In an unforeseen turn of events, I have found a Christopher Nolan movie I hated worse than Interstellar. You are M. Night’ing all over your résumé, Sir! Continue reading

The Mummy (2017)

Mummy, TheDirector: Alex Kurtzman
Run Time: 1h 50m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

Technically there is a mummy in this summer popcorn flick — and I guess hooray for female representation in the underworld or whatever. But she’s just one of MANY parts. Too many parts. Like, soooooo many parts! Continue reading

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

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

Anthropoid

AnthropoidDirector: Sean Ellis
Run Time: 2h 0m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

Next to Hitler, General Reinhard Heydrich was one of the most evil men of WWII. He was responsible for the “Final Solution” to the “Jewish Question” and other brutal acts during the rise of Nazi Germany. He had many names, one being The Butcher of Prague. Continue reading