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  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★½

    Enjoyable and consistent but too stylish for its own good. Still worth a theater viewing.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★

    A film that acts as Old Hollywood's Hype Man. Sprinkle in a story as old as time and a musical flair. Ok, but not worthy of the nominations it received.

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  • Hardcore Henry

    Hardcore Henry

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

    Not much credence needs to be given to this film. It is an absolute mess. The filmmakers wanted to do something unique and tell a story within the confines of their overly stylized filming techniques. What they created was a nonsensical mess. The story is shallow and weak. At no point did I care about the plight of the protagonist. I didn’t care about the graphical deaths or the painfully loud soundtrack. If this same story were told without the…

  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies

    ★★★

    Solid film. Nothing over the top. No surprises. The suspense pulls the viewer through the film solidly. By the end you want to sleep as Tom Hank's character does. Gripping enough to make it interesting but not enough to make me watch it again. Rental