Den of Thieves Movie Review

Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves centers around an elite bank robbery crew with a military background as they plan their biggest heist yet. They plan to rob the Los Angeles Federal Reserve Bank, a bank that has never successfully been robbed before. Their group is linked to numerous bank heists that have

Molly’s Game Movie Review

Molly's Game

Molly's Game is based on the true story of Molly Broom (Jessica Chastain), an Olympic skier who was responsible for running one of the most notorious high stakes underground poker games. This movie is Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut which details the events that ultimately led Molly to be the focus of

The Dark Tower Movie Review

Dark Tower

The Dark Tower is based on a mythology series by Stephen King. This film centers around Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor), a young boy who is haunted by his dreams with visions of a Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), a gunslinger (Idris Elba), and a dark tower. His mom Laurie (Katheryn

Kidnap Movie Review

Kidnap

Kidnap centers around Karla Dyson (Halle Berry), an almost divorced mom who is trying to make ends meet for her and her son as a waitress at a diner. She takes her child to the park to have a fun day outside at a festival until she receives a call

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Review

Valerian

Valerian centers around Alpha which is a city comprised of species from over a thousand planets. There is a threat to the city that compromises the safety for all of those who inhabit it. Major Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Sergeant Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are sent on a secret mission to

War for the Planet of the Apes Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes is the third and final installment to the Planet of the Apes prequel series. War for the Planet of the Apes centers around Caeser (Andy Serkis) who is trying to make peace with the hostile humans led by the Colonel (Woody Harelson) to lead

Girls Trip Movie Review: A Hilarious Trip From Beginning To End

Girls Trip

Girls Trip centers around Ryan (Regina Hall), a successful author, who has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans. Ryan decides to make this a girls trip and invite her friends  Sasha (Queen Latifah), Lisa (Jada Pinkett-Smith), and Dina (Tiffany Haddish). The

Rough Night Movie Review: Different Movie But Same Gimmicks

Rough Night

Rough Night is about a group of college friends reuniting for a bachelorette weekend in Miami to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of their friend Jess (Scarlett Johansson). Their circle consists of the rich friend Blair (Zoe Kravitz), the rebel activist Frankie (Ilana Glazer), the annoying best friend Alice (Jillian Bell), and the

The Book of Henry: Jaeden Lieberher Shines In This Family Drama

The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry centers around Henry Carpenter (Jaeden Lieberher), a smart and wise beyond his years, 11-year-old. He lives with his mom Susan (Naomi Watts) and little brother Peter (Jacob Tremblay). Henry notices that something is not right with his next door neighbor Christina (Maddie Ziegler) and tries to

The Mummy Review: Was It Worth The Reboot?

The Mummy

The Mummy is a reboot of the famous franchise, which starred Brendan Fraiser and Rachel Weisz. This time, Tom Cruise is the leading man as Nick Morton, who is a soldier that steals valuable artifacts on the side to make money. His current scheme is to find valuable artifacts hidden in

Wonder Woman Movie Review

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman tells the story of Diana (Gal Gadot), Princess of the Amazons, who was trained to be a mighty warrior. She lives on a hidden island inhabited by only women until a plane crashes carrying a passenger by the name of Steve Trevor (Chris Pine). Steve is interrogated by the

Unforgettable Movie Review

Unforgettable

Unforgettable tells the story of a woman, Julia Banks (Rosario Dawson), who falls in love with a new man David (Geoff Stults). As their relationship gets serious, she moves in with David and his daughter Lily (Isabella Kai Rice) and soon meets his ex-wife Tessa (Katherine Heigl). Things seem to go

Before I Fall Movie Review

Before I Fall

Before I fall centers around Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch), a high school senior who clearly has it all. Samantha is dating the hottest guy in school, is a part of the popular crowd, and wants for nothing. The movie introduces us to the group of girls she calls her closest

Get Out Movie Review: Jordan Peele Shines In Directorial Debut

Get Out

Get Out centers around an interracial couple Rose (Allison Williams) and Chris (Daniel Kaluuya). The couple have been dating for over four months when Rose decides it is finally time for Chris to meet her parents. Chris, as any boyfriend, is apprehensive about the family weekend especially since they are

Fifty Shades Darker Movie Review

fifty shades darker

Fifty Shades Darker picks up not too far from where we left off in Fifty Shades of Grey. Christian (Jaime Dornan) and Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) are still broken up from their not so good visit to the bedroom that turned painful. Christain realizes that ultimately he cannot spend his life without

John Wick 2 Movie Review

John Wick 2

John Wick 2 kicks off with John (Keanu Reeves) still looking for his stolen Mustang from the first film. The opening action sequence definitely does not disappoint and definitely kicks off the high dead body count in the film. For those of you who have not seen the first film, (yes

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Rogue One

Rogue One centers around our female heroine Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), a criminal who has been recently recruited by the Rebellion. Jyn is valuable to the rebellion because of her father, Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen), is a scientist responsible for helping the Empire engineer its deadliest weapon yet, the Deathstar.

Collateral Beauty Movie Review

Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty centers around Howard (Will Smith), a successful businessman, who has had a hard time dealing with the loss of his young daughter. Howard works at an ad agency with this business partners Whit (Edward Norton), Claire (Kate Winslet), and Simon (Michael Peña). Their business is currently in trouble since

Man Down Movie Review

Man Down

Man Down centers around Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) who is currently undergoing what seems to be a medical evaluation following an incident during his service. Counselor Peyton (Gary Oldman) is tasked with understanding what happened during Gabriel's mission and to determine whether or not he is at fault and able to

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Movie Review

Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is the second installment of the Jack Reacher franchise. We find Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) roaming from place to place on what we could say is a soul searching mission, while still finding trouble to get into along the way. The only constant in his life is

Queen of Katwe Movie Review

Queen of Katwe tells the story of a young girl, Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), and how she went from barely being able to read and write to becoming a chess prodigy. She grew up poor in the slums of Uganda in a place called Katwe.  Her mother, Nakku Harriet (Lupita Nyong'o), is

Jason Bourne Movie Review

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) finds himself remembering most of his past but still does not understand what led to the death of his father. He is having a tough time dealing with his guilt and has taken up fist fighting as a way to deal with his emotions. He is reacquainted with

Star Trek Beyond Movie Review

Star Trek Beyond is the third installment of the reboot Star Trek franchise. We find ourselves on the USS Enterprise with Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) questioning what his 5-year voyage to discover the unknown truly means. He has become bored of the monotomous daily routine of being captain of the ship.

Lights Out Movie Review

Lights Out starts with your typical scary scene with most of the gore you will get for the entire movie. Martin (Gabriel Bateman) is a young boy who is having trouble sleeping following the death of his father Paul (Billy Burke). His mother Sophie (Maria Bello) is unable to truly care for