Tag: Jeff Goldblum

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ strikes a chord with fans of the first film in the franchise

| July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ strikes a chord with fans of the first film in the franchise

This review contains minor spoilers for “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” When Steven Spielberg first introduced us to “Jurassic Park,” moviegoers were mesmerized by the incredible resurrection of the dinosaurs. Not only boasting a thoroughly entertaining and thrilling narrative packed with heart-pounding moments, “Jurassic Park” proved a somewhat thought-provoking film, giving viewers a glimpse into the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a rare misstep for Wes Anderson

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a rare misstep for Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson isn’t my favorite filmmaker, but I really do look forward to his films every time they come along, as they’re always refreshing takes on film in an age of drastic nihilism. “Isle of Dogs” is Anderson’s second foray into the world of animated film after “Fantastic Mr. Fox” in 2009. This time, Anderson […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a raucous, retro roller coaster ride

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a raucous, retro roller coaster ride

When it comes to Hollywood blockbusters, there’s no doubt that Disney is top of the pack. Whether it be through their mainline brand of releasing, with family movie smashes like “Moana” and “Beauty and the Beast,” it’s Pixar brand with “Cars 3” and “Inside Out,” their Lucasfilm brand with behemoths like “Star Wars: The Force […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ is a strange tale of two movies

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ is a strange tale of two movies

Sometimes, studios just can’t capitalize on a movie’s success fast enough. Unlike last year’s “Jurassic World,” the previous entry in the “Independence Day” series wasn’t a critical and commercial flop. Sure, it wasn’t an Academy darling, but it was  summer popcorn flick that became the highest grossing film of 1996 and the second highest grossing […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Mortdecai” is a dull, clumsy mess.

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Mortdecai” is a dull, clumsy mess.

I love Johnny Depp, but I know a clunker when I see one, and unfortunately, he’s produced a few in the last few years, from “The Tourist” to “The Rum Diary” to “The Lone Ranger” to “Transcendence” (Though I quite liked “Transcendence”, I was about the ONLY one), it’s no secret Depp has lost his […]

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