Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 superhero film directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows), starring Chris Hemsworth (Snow White and the Huntsman), Tom Hiddleston (Kong: Skull Island), Cate Blanchett (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers), Idris Elba (The Jungle Book), Jeff Goldblum (Mortdecai), Tessa Thompson (Creed), Karl Urban (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers), Mark Ruffalo (Collateral), and Anthony Hopkins (Titus).  Serving as the third installment in the Thor series, the film follows Thor who must escape the alien planet Sakaar in time…

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King Kong Review

King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell, and Adrien Brody.  Serving as a remake of the 1933 film of the same name, the story follows an ambitious filmmaker who coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, only to encounter Kong, a legendary giant gorilla. Positives: Great performances Great cast Some characters are great Terrific music Terrific visuals Emotionally, compelling story Well-written script Great direction Great action Negatives: Characters…

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Jeepers Creepers 3 Review

Jeepers Creepers 3 is a 2017 horror film directed by Victor Salva, starring Johnathan Breck, Meg Foster, Gabrielle Haugh, Stan Shaw, and Brandon Smith.  Serving as the third installment in the Jeepers Creepers series, the film follows a sergeant and his task force embark on a mission to destroy the Creeper on its last day of feeding. The Creeper soon fights back when they get close to discovering its mysterious and dark origins. Positives: Decent performances by Smith and Shaw Interesting premise Negatives: Poor performances Forgettable characters Too many characters Terrible…

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Don’t Kill It Review

Don’t Kill It is a 2016 comedy horror film directed by Mike Mendez, starring Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe, Tony Bentley, James Chalke, and Miles Doleac.  The story follows demon hunter Jebediah Woodley (Lundgren) who travels to Mississippi in the hopes of destroying an ancient, but homicidal demon. Positives: Interesting premise Good amount of gore Negatives: Terrible script Terrible direction Dolph Lundgren is terrible Forgettable characters Forgettable score Lackluster performances Plot: The story follows demon hunter Jebediah Woodley who travels to a southern Mississippi town when a demon is accidentally released,…

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Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time Review

Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time is a 2010 Japanese 3D animated film directed by Kenichi Takeshita, starring Yuya Miyashita, Shunsuke Kazama, KENN, Greg Abbey, Dan Green, Matthew Charles, Atsushi Tamura, and Sean Schemmel.  The story follows the evil Paradox, who is planning to kill Pegasus before he can invent Duel Monsters, and it is up to duelists Yusei Fudo, Judai Yuki, and Yugi Moto to stop him. Positives: Great voice performances Great characters Intense action Decent score Negatives: Lackluster script Stupid plot Unnecessary characters Extremely lame antagonist Plot:  The story follows…

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Happy Death Day Review

Happy Death Day is a 2017 comedy slasher horror film directed by Christopher B. Landon, starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, and Ruby Modine.  The story follows Tree Gelbman, who wakes up again and again on the same day -her birthday – only to be murdered and restart the process until she finds out who killed her. Positives: Great performances Good cast Jessica Rothe is a good lead Great humor Interesting story Really good twist Good characters Great character development Good music Well-written script Negatives: Character stereotypes Plot:  The film follows…

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Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood Review

Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood is a 2003 black comedy horror film directed by Steven Ayromlooi, starring Warwick Davis, Tangi Miller, Laz Alonso, Page Kennedy, and Sherrie Jackson.  It is the sixth installment in the Leprechaun horror film series and follows the villainous Leprechaun rampaging through a town looking for his gold, which was stolen by a group of urban youths. Positives: Interesting premise Negatives: Poor performances Shitty script Worst direction Poor humor Poor characters Poor music Choppy editing Bad dialogue Uneventful story Plot:  Four urban youths (they’re not youths)…

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Friday the 13th Part 2 Review

Friday the 13th Part 2 is a 1981 slasher film directed by Steve Miner, starring Amy Steel, John Furey, and Adrienne King. The film serves as the second installment in the Friday the 13th film series and picks up five years after the previous film where a new murderer stalks and murders camp counselors at a nearby training camp in Crystal Lake. Positives: Great score Good use of special effects Good suspense Negatives: Lackluster characters Lackluster story Lackluster performances Too many jumpscares Lackluster editing Poor direction Terrible ending Plot: Set five…

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Evil Dead Review

Evil Dead is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breath), starring Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe), Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood), Lou Taylor Pucci (Carriers), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield), and Elizabeth Blackmore (Isabel).  The fourth installment in the Evil Dead franchise serving as a reboot of the 1981 film The Evil Dead, the film follows five friends who head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. Positives: Awesome use of…

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Alien 3 Review

Alien 3 is a 1992 science fiction thriller horror film directed by David Fincher, starring Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Charles S. Dutton, and Brian Glover.  Serving as the third installment in the Alien series, the film follows Ripley (Weaver) who crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of grisly deaths occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along a xenomorph. Positives: Good performances Great practical of xenomorph creature Great use of gore Great suspense Negatives: Poor CGI Tons of plot holes Poor characters…

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