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

  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and the Last Dragon


    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…

  • First Cow

    First Cow


    Let me first start off by saying that there is still quite a few things to admire about First Cow. The performances from the two main leads are pretty solid and make for very authentic portrayals of people as opposed to characters. It’s also very nice to look at from a visual perspective and i give kudos to the cinematographer for making this film looks as beautiful as it is. Also, i did find the first half of the film…