Matt has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★½ during 2021.

  • The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone

    ★★½

    I’m glad y’all consider The Dead Zone to be one of Cronenberg’s best, but honestly... that’s just not how i felt watching it.

    The biggest flaws that hold the film back for me are the editing and pacing. Because of how frantically this film is edited and paced, it makes for a film whose story and themes do not leave that much of an impact on the viewer. This also results in a story that lacks any sort of suspense…

  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and the Last Dragon

    ★★½

    Raya and The Last Dragon had the potential to be something original & special from Disney. Unfortunately, this comes off as nothing more than a half-baked, albeit fun enough i guess, rehash of elements from previous animated works. I mean, this film is literally if you took Avatar: The Last Airbender & Moana, put them in a blender, and did nothing unique with it other than the most surface-level exploration of trust along with a dull quest storyline with weak humor that…