Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049Director: Denis Villeneuve
Run Time: 2h 44m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.0

Blade Runner 2049 is a beautiful sci-fi noir that may be long, but intentionally so. Continue reading

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John Wick: Chapter 2

john-wick-2Director: Chad Stahelski
Run Tim: 2h 2m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

John Wick base rating: 2.0 stars
Significant plot advancements: +1.0 stars
Equally epic action: +0.5 stars
Insufferably long runtime: -0.5 stars
Not killing the damn dog: +0.5 stars 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

Don’t Breathe

dont-breatheDirector: Fede Alvarez
Run Time: 1h 28m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.0

Don’t Breathe is rightly named. Not just for the characters’ sake, but for the audience as well. My lungs had to remind me to inhale several times watching this one. 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