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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    ★½

    I hated this movie. It's infuriatingly, almost deliberately dumb and needlessly grim. It's as if there was a genetic experiment in which the DNA of Roland Emmerich's Godzilla was spliced with DC's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice to create a monstrous hybrid of stupidity and cynicism.

    The script, written by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, is by far the weakest of the series — an uninspired remix of the films that came before. Did I mention that Dr. Ian Malcolm…

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★★★

    The film's title is more than appropriate as this isn't a solo effort but a two-hander between Hope and Scott. In the first film, it was clear that Hope was more capable than Scott was at being a superhero, but her father, because of the loss of her mother, didn’t want her to take the risk.

    Now we get to see Hope embrace her inner badass as the Wasp, which changes the team dynamic completely. Evangeline Lilly is just fantastic…

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  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★★★

    "Evangeline Lilly is just fantastic in this role, effortlessly delivering on both sides of the action-comedy formula. She's able to exude charm, confidence, vulnerability, and emotion, making for an incredibly well-rounded and likable character that I cannot wait to see more of in 2019's Avengers: Infinity War follow-up. Likewise, Rudd makes an excellent Ant-Man, playing Scott as someone you care about; someone that when he messes up or does the wrong thing, you empathize with him, but you also can’t…

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    REVIEW: I hated this movie. It's infuriatingly, almost deliberately dumb and needlessly grim. It's as if there was a genetic experiment in which the DNA of Roland Emmerich's Godzilla was spliced with DC's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice to create a monstrous hybrid of stupidity and cynicism. The script, written by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, is by far the weakest of the series — an uninspired remix of the films that came before. Did I mention that Dr. Ian…