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  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    I really enjoy the “Night at the Museum” movies and was pretty excited for “Secret of the Tomb.” It has a few hiccups like some elements deserved more development, Rebel Wilson is pretty hit-or-miss, and it doesn’t have a strong antagonist to the story but, aside from that, the characters are still fun, there are some great tender moments, the special effects are fantastic, and it’s very funny. It’s not my favorite in the series but it’s a decent close…

  • Horrible Bosses 2 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    The reviews might be mixed on this one but I sure enjoyed it! I enjoyed the story, the characters are fun, the chemistry with the cast is fantastic, and the humor is still that perfectly blend of silly, slightly edgy, and a tad bit dark. I would say this one is just as fun as the first one.

    Howdy, friend! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of my rants, ramblings, bad jokes, geek references,…

  • Dear White People 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    Moving without being preachy, interesting without being pretentious, dramatic without being sappy, and amusing without being silly. “Dear White People” is a dramatic and entertaining film that shows the hardship that comes with race in an overwhelmingly white institution and it does so with wit, excellent commentary that doesn’t pretend to have all the answers, interesting characters and fantastic performances! Great movie!

    Howdy, buckaroos! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of my rants, ramblings,…

  • Blindness 2008

    ★★★ Added

    “Blindness” has an interesting concept, great acting, and has something really interesting and intriguing going on with it…but it also has a lot of poorly developed supporting characters, a story that drags a lot, and a running length that proves to be way too long. While it is still interesting and a film that can be fun to discuss, it just stops short of being epically deep and intriguing.

    Greetings, buddy! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel…

  • Them 2006

    ★★ Added

    For the most part, “Them” is a well made home-invasion horror film but I just was bored with it. I applaud that the filmmakers didn’t overload the film with music that cued the scares but with some scenes that drag on a little too long and kills the potential scares, maybe music would have helped. Also, while the actors are decent, I found myself not caring for the protagonists due to how lightly developed they are. Finally, the film wants…

  • Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Beautifully filmed and terrifically acted from Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. Admittedly, the story plays out exactly how you think it will but the real strength of the film resides in the performances. Teller really sells the dedication and Simmons is amazing as the jerky conductor. I didn’t really have any expectations for this one but it was a lot better than I was ready for.

    What’s the good word, son? The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel…

  • Dracula Untold 2014

    ★★ Added

    Overall, “Dracula Untold” is meh. The story is functional and Luke Evans is great as Dracula. However, the story doesn’t really make the villain of Mehmed that imposing and Dominic Cooper’s performance of the man is bland, forgettable and wooden. Additionally, the film made Dracula way, WAYYYY too powerful and it made it impossible to believe that anyone could have gotten the best of him or that he was unable to save his threatened family. Sure, the visuals are cool…

  • Dumb and Dumber To 2014

    ★★ Added

    I wanted to like this one more because I’m such a fan of the first film but this sequel just fell flat. It was nice to see Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as Harry and Lloyd (and do so seamlessly) and the rest of the cast is great. The real killer for this film was the fact it spends way too much of its comedic energy trying to redo all the jokes from the first film and it completely…

  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★★ Added

    Jake Gyllenhaal gives off another amazing performance in the epic thriller “Nightcrawler.” The film has just an amazing story that had me on the edge of my seat, an amazing climatic centerpiece and Gyllenhaal is somehow able to be charming, silly, and frightening all at the same time in the same character. Just an amazing movie!

    Greetings, Earthlings! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like reading more of my rants, ramblings, bad jokes, geek references, and other…

  • St. Vincent 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    While some might find the film to get too heavy in parts and some of the story elements go unresolved and forgotten about, “St. Vincent” was an incredible film to me. I found it hilarious and emotional, and the performances from Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, and Jaeden Lieberher were amazing. I laugh, I cried, I admitted in an online review I cried—but, all in all, a great movie.

    Howdy, buddy! The name is Rev. Ron and if you feel like…

  • Dead Weight 2012

    ★★★ Added

    “Dead Weight” feels like a low budget experiment in the outbreak/zombie genre but, sadly, the experiment doesn’t pay off due to some bad acting, a complete lack of urgency in the story, and some really bad camera work and editing. While much of the acting is really good, the film just suffers because it really isn’t trying anything new and suffers badly when they finally actually reveal the infected. But, on a cool note, my buddy was in it and…

  • Space Station 76 2014

    ★★★ Added

    I liked the retro throwback look of this Sci-Fi dark comedy (even though the retro look was, in all honesty, just a gimmick) and I really enjoyed the performance of Patrick Wilson. However, despite decent performances from a solid cast, the film’s story feels like it is going nowhere and is just random events all edited together. Even worse, the film resolves all conflict with less than ten minutes left in the film and does so with such speed that…