It's missing the all-consuming fury of Karlson's very best (The Brothers Rico, The Phenix City Story) but the lack of that fury is kinda the point. Joe Don Baker, bless and keep him, doesn't come off as a good guy just trying to make ends meet here, as you might suspect from a character that is trying to gamble his way out of financial and social rot. If you want that movie, that would be the original Walking Tall, Karlson's…
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts 2023
They should have paid Marshawn Lynch his money and called this Transformers: Beast Mode. Very much in line with all the other Transformers movies in that it gives absolutely no shits about the movies that happened before or after it in the timeline, and all the new characters are entirely about new designs, rather than new ideas or emotions. If the gorillas, cheetah, rhino, and eagle were all just Optimus with different colors ala two-players-same-character in Street Fighter, there would…
Imagine Martin Scorsese tells you that you are only good for making amusement park rides for Disney babies and you get spooked so bad that you try to make a *two and a half hour* dramatic adaptation of a bestseller that is markedly more shallow than the movies with the flag-shield man and his talking raccoon friends. Indefensible.
Halloween Ends 2022
There are fan films available for free on YouTube involving Michael Myers seeing his son off on his first day of school and becoming gym bros with Frederick Krueger that are more convincing and substantial on a simple narrative level than what happens in this movie.