Furious 7 (2015)

Director: James Wan Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham Screenplay: Chris Morgan 137 mins. Rated PG-13 for prolonged frenetic sequences of violence, action and mayhem, suggestive content and brief strong language.   And here we are, after six films, we… Continue Reading →

[Early Review] The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Director: F. Gary Gray Cast: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren Screenplay: Chris Morgan 136 mins. Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of violence and destruction, suggested content, and language.   Trust me, you need to understand what kind of… Continue Reading →

Fast & Furious presents Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Director: David Leitch Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren Screenplay: Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce 137 mins. Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence, suggestive material and some strong language.   Hobbs & Shaw is a really dumb movie. It’s very fun, but wow, it’s a dumb movie. What… Continue Reading →

Jordana Brewster Drives Into Fast & Furious 9

Production is officially kicking into high gear (see what I did there?) for Fast & Furious 9, and franchise leader Vin Diesel has revealed via Instagram that Jordana Brewster, who played Diesel’s character’s sister Mia in the franchise, will be retuning for the next installment. We last saw Mia in Furious 7, as her character… Continue Reading →

Justice League (2017)

Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons Screenplay: Chris Terrio, Joss Whedon 120 mins. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action.   It took me over a year to finally watch Justice League. I… Continue Reading →

[#2018oscardeathrace] Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Director: Stephen Frears Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon, Tim Pigot-Smith, Paul Higgins Screenplay: Lee Hall 111 mins. Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and language. Academy Award Nominee: Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling [Pending] Academy Award Nominee: Best Achievement in Costume Design [Pending]   Director Stephen Frears (The… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman (2017)

Director: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya Screenplay: Allan Heinberg 141 mins. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content.   Well, DC did it, everyone. They finally won one. In the race to create the first good female superhero… Continue Reading →

Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 (2017)

Director: James Gunn Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Kurt Russell, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone Screenplay: James Gunn 136 mins. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.   Yes, Guardians of the Galaxy… Continue Reading →

[Early Review] Atomic Blonde (2017)

Director: David Leitch Cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman Screenplay: Kurt Johnstad 115 mins. Rated R for sequences of strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity.   I saw Atomic Blonde the other night, and I was heavily intrigued walking into the theater. After all, David Leitch has proven he knows action and the… Continue Reading →

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Director: Bill Condon Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra MacDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellan, Emma Thompson Screenplay: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos 129 mins. Rated PG for some action violence, peril and frightening images.   It’s a tale as old as time but now Disney has… Continue Reading →

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