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  • Patriots Day

    Patriots Day

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This is a hard movie to watch and review. And not for the reasons like its too soon for a movie like this to be made. There have been documentaries released within the first anniversary of the bombing. What makes it tough is that you are seeing very well known actors playing people who are still living and if you know the story, you know the people.

    Lone Survivor (Marky Mark and Peter Berg's first outing) happened 8 years after…

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I liked Rogue One. A lot. What kept this from being a four star movie were decisions that companies like Lucasfilm and Disney should have known better than make.

    There are no perfect movies. There are movies that take risks that pay off and others that do not. I believe that some of the risks taken in Rogue One were just not thought all the way through. Am I being unjustly harsh? Maybe. But this movie worked so well and…

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  • The Accountant

    The Accountant

    ★½

    Totally predictable movie that once again proves my theory that Ben Affleck acts better in movies he directs. Not to say he was horrible in "The Accountant", but the character he plays, having autistic/Asperger's Syndrome (the movie doesn't really clarify which), is one that would be hard to pull off even for Al Pacino in his heyday. It is not a role I would have picked for Affleck. Got to give him credit for trying.

    That being said, this movie…

  • Kick-Ass 2

    Kick-Ass 2

    ½

    This is how you kill a franchise. By making people say I miss Nic Cage