Sunday, January 19, 2020

DOLITTLE MOVIE REVIEW

 Dolittle is directed by Stephen Gaghan and stars Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Tom Holland, Craig Robinson, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, and Marion Cotillard. The plot of the movie is a physician discovers that he can talk to animals. Dolittle is a terrible movie in just about every single way it fails as a comedy, it fails as an adventure, and it fails as an action movie. The CGI is extremely unconvincing. Robert Downey Jr. is one of the most charming and likable actors on the planet, but he is really bad in this movie his accent is very distracting and it made it hard for me to take the character seriously.    All you get with this movie is a series of incoherent scenes that are so messy it is difficult to follow. Characters just go from one location to another along the way he encounters a tiger that needs therapy and for some stupid reason, the writers felt the need to put a scene in where Robert Downey Jr. pulls a bagpipe out of a dragon's ass I wish I was kidding.  The main problem with this movie is the reason he goes on this adventure is to save this queen who is ill. We know nothing about her and their friendship is not touched on at all. So why is he risking his life and these animal's lives for this relationship we know nothing about? Since that friendship is never explored I don't care what happens to these characters which makes the whole movie fucking boring.  0 out of 5 stars for Dolittle. I hope you enjoyed my review.


Saturday, January 11, 2020

LIKE A BOSS MOVIE REVIEW

 Like a Boss is directed by Miguel Arteta and stars Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Coolidge, Natasha Rothwell, Billy Porter, and Salma Hayek. The plot of the movie is two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle. I'll watch any movie it doesn't matter who it is aimed at.  This movie is fucking terrible it is so exaggerated every scene is so absurd and to this heightened level of insanity that it was hard to take it seriously. Thankfully the movie is not that long.    One of the biggest problems with this movie is how cartoonish its villains are. Salma Hayek is obviously having a lot of fun in this role, but she is way too over-the-top. Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne are both super talented, and they both work well together here and it feels like they are friends. The problem is the movie doesn't give a shit about character or story and it just wants to make you laugh with these really unfunny scenes that are just embarrassing.  1 out of 5 stars for Like a Boss. I hope you enjoyed my review.

Friday, January 10, 2020

UNDERWATER MOVIE REVIEW

 Underwater is directed by William Eubank and stars Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, and T. J. Miller. The plot of the movie is a crew of aquatic researchers work to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed to fear. Normally Horror/Thriller movies that come out in January end up being garbage. Then I saw the trailer and became a lot more interested in this movie. Any time an isolated crew of some kind of vessel encounters some sort of entity I will see it.    I really enjoyed this movie. Kristen Stewart is great in this she has to be in a heightened state of panic for most of this movie, and she pulls it off. Jessica Henwick is also very good in the movie. Her character Emily and Kristen Stewart's character Norah are the only two characters that I liked.    Pretty much right from the beginning the movie begins with this fast-paced sequence of events as this station begins to implode. You don't know what is causing it or why it is happening, but all of the characters are scrambling to get to safety it is extremely suspenseful. This movie does a great job of creating tension. I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.  This is very much a plot-driven movie, not character-driven. Even in most movies that are plot-based they still try to flesh out the characters, and they don't that much here.  Characters will have some downtime to talk and even then I only was invested in the two characters I mentioned before Norah and Emily. Everyone else in this movie is not bad, but they didn't do anything that will make me remember them. Another problem I had with this movie was T. J. Miller he makes a lot of jokes and every time it halted how intense the moment was and tried to create levity in that moment which was not needed. This is a lot better then I was expecting. I was pleasantly surprised.  4 out of 5 stars for Underwater. I hope you enjoyed my review.


Sunday, January 5, 2020

THE GRUDGE MOVIE REVIEW

 The Grudge is directed by Nicolas Pesce and stars Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, and Jacki Weaver. The plot of the movie is a house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death. This film is trying so hard to be dramatic. It is telling a story over many different time periods connecting events to one location where various families are involved. This is nothing new, but the big problem is the film thinks the events that are being uncovered are these incredible sequences, but it is not. A kid will have a nose bleed and you don't know why the kid has it and then later you find out, and I was sitting in my seat thinking why do I care about this.    This movie is horrendously boring there is nothing worse than a boring horror movie. You have a very simple job you're just supposed to scare the audience fairly often and tell a compelling story. This movie didn't do either of those things. This film thinks its characters are a lot more interesting than they are, it thinks its direction is a lot more clever than it actually is, and it sure thinks its a lot scarier then it is too. The film is filled with cheap jump scares from beginning to end and I saw every one of them coming. In fact, I was able to predict everything that was going to happen. 0 out of 5 stars for The Grudge. I hope you enjoyed my review.


Wednesday, January 1, 2020

2019 MOVIES WORST TO BEST

 It's time for me to rank all the movies I saw in 2019 from worst to best. I saw 45 movies this year. I had fun reviewing movies for you guys in 2019 and look forward to 2020. If you enjoyed my movie reviews this past year please hit the follow button.



45. THE LION KING



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44. TERMINATOR: DARK FATE



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43. AD ASTRA



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42. DOCTOR SLEEP



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41. ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD



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40. GOOD BOYS



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39. THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART



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38. WONDER PARK



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37. GLASS



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36. CHARLIE'S ANGELS



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35. MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL



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34. DUMBO



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33. HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U



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32. READY OR NOT



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31. PET SEMATARY



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30. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2



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29. GEMINI MAN



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28. LAST CHRISTMAS



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27. FORD V FERRARI



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26. ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP



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25. SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK



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24. GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS



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23. MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL



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22. COLD PURSUIT



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21. KNIVES OUT



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20. CAPTAIN MARVEL



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19. ALADDIN



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18. TOY STORY 4



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17. ROCKETMAN



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16. ABOMINABLE



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15. JUDY



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14. CRAWL



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13. CHILD'S PLAY



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12. DON'T LET GO



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11. JOKER



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10. THE ADDAMS FAMILY



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9. FAST AND FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS AND SHAW



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8. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD



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7. YESTERDAY



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6. FROZEN 2



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5. FIVE FEET APART



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4. IT CHAPTER 2



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3. AVENGERS: ENDGAME



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2. SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME



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1. STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER



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Friday, December 20, 2019

STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER MOVIE REVIEW

 Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J. J. Abrams and stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. The plot of the movie is the surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga.    I loved this movie. I think this is a great and super satisfying way to conclude not only this new trilogy but the Skywalker Saga as a whole. J. J. Abrams nails it I really thought he brought it home in a great fashion. I don't think this is a movie that combats The Last Jedi like a lot of people say it is. I guess for you it is going to depend on how you read certain moments. I thought the choices here were a natural continuation of that story. I don't think this is a trilogy that is fighting itself. The cast once again is fantastic I really do like the character dynamics in this movie. We get a lot more of Finn and Poe and get to see more of their adventures. I like the fact that the team is more cohesive now that they are going on this journey together, and they are not separated like they were in The Last Jedi. It is great to see them all together, and they all have this amazing dynamic like a family at this point.    The continuation of Rey and Kylo Ren is fantastic the way they interweave and cross paths, especially in this one, is very well done. I like the fact that there is a continuation of the force bond that is between them where they are able to talk to each other and be with each other in spirit I loved those scenes. Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver are especially good here for me they are the standouts. I thought they had a lot of the emotional weight to carry, and they pulled it off. There scenes together in this one are easily some of my favorites not only in this movie but the whole trilogy. The thing I was most worried about going into this movie was the return of Emperor Palpatine, but I ended up being very happy with it. The scenes with him were so much fun to watch they were intense and very creepy. Ian McDiarmid is always fun to watch as that character and you can tell he is having a great time being back.    J. J. Abrams had the difficult task of not only concluding this new trilogy story but the Skywalker Saga as a whole. I really felt that he was able to conclude both stories in a way that for me felt really satisfying. I was reminded how attached I am to not only the old characters but the new characters as well. This is a movie that has great humor, it has great hart, it's got great moments from some of our favorite characters, and it has a few surprises that work very well. 5 out of 5 stars for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. I hope you enjoyed my review.