Category: Movie Review

RoboCop 2 (1990)

Disappointing sequels to classic movies are certainly nothing new. Often, the knock against sequels is that they simply redo their predecessors without offering anything dramatically different. In the case of RoboCop 2, however, its crime isn’t that it simply…

The Goonies (1985)

With the recent passing of director Richard Donner, I decided to take a look at a classic film of his, The Goonies. The film, produced by Steven Spielberg, begins with a prison breakout.  Specifically, a counterfeiter named Jake Fratelli…
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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

In 2018, Disney put out a big-budgeted version of Madeleine L’Engle’s book A Wrinkle in Time. The studio had previously released a made-for-TV version of the book in 2003, but this adaptation had not only a larger budget, but…
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Mute (2018)

Writer-director Duncan Jones sadly seems to be joining the ranks of one-hit wonders like Neill Blomkamp, Richard Kelly, and Josh Trank, all of whom burst onto the scene with strong debuts, were quickly declared the new saviors of blockbuster genre…

Psycho (1998)

For quite a while now, many film fans (including myself) have noted the countless remakes/reboots that are coming out of the woodwork. One example of this which certainly gave remakes/reboots a bad name was Gus Van Sant’s follow-up to his…
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Titanic (1997)

Over the course of his career, James Cameron has directed a total of 8 feature films thus far. The most successful of these was his last one, Avatar, which was for a time both the most expensive movie ever…
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Kull the Conqueror (1997)

Before he began his new career as Trump’s mouthpiece, Kevin Sorbo was actually beloved for starring in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Naturally, like most actors who hit it big on TV, there were hopes that this stardom would be…

Pet Sematary (1989)

Because a new film version of Stephen King’s classic 1983 book Pet Sematary is due in cinemas in a few days, I decided to take a look at the film version, which hit theaters in 1989. There were already numerous…