Message from the King Review

Message from the King is a 2016 American revenge action thriller film directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Alleluia), starring Chadwick Boseman (Captain America: Civil War), Luke Evans (Dracula Untold), Teresa Palmer (Lights Out), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2). The film’s plot revolves around a man from South Africa who travels to Los Angeles in order to avenge his younger sister’s death. Positives: Great performances by Boseman and Palmer Fights are brutal Great shots of the city Negatives: Unoriginal, generic story Paper thin characters The writing is lackluster Jacob King is a flat character Plot:  The story is painfully predictable especially…

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Lights Out Review

Lights Out is a 2016 supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg, starring Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke, and Maria Bello.  A young woman, Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) struggles to protect her brother, Martin (Gabriel Bateman) from a malevolent spirit connected to their mother’s past. Positives: Great performances Good characters Good use of practical and visual effects Good, unique story Great direction Good writing Great suspense Diana is a good, memorable antagonist Negatives: Story can be clunky at times Lackluster ending Plot: Rebecca must unlock the terror…

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