Review: Respect

Respect (2021) Director: Liesl Tommy Writers: Tracey Scott Wilson and Callie Khouri Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige Plot: A retelling of the life of iconic soul singer Aretha Franklin. Review: You know? I like …

Review: Free Guy

Free Guy (2021) Director: Shawn Levy Writers: Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Joe Keery, and Taika Waititi Plot: A NPC from a video game gains sentience when he meets the woman of his dreams. Review: Ok. Let me be real with you. I honestly don’t …

Review: The Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad (2021) Director: James Gunn Writer: James Gunn Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, and Peter Capaldi Plot: Task Force X is charged with investigating alien weaponry on a small South American island. Review: All hail, James Gunn! He is the chosen one! Ok, …

Review: The Green Knight

The Green Knight (2021) Director: David Lowery Writer: David Lowery Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, and Ralph Ineson Plot: After accepting a challenge on Christmas Day, a knight must take a quest and fulfil his destiny the following year. Review: I really struggled with wrapping my head around how …

Review: Jungle Cruise

Jungle Cruise (2021) Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Writers: Michael Green, Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, John Norville, and Josh Goldstein Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti Plot: A group of explorers go on an adventure down the Amazon river in search of a petal that could revolutionize medicine. Review: …

Review: Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes (2021) Director: Robert Schwentke Writers: Evan Spilliotopoulos, Joe Shrapnel, and Anna Waterhouse Starring: Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Ursula Corbero, Samara Weaving, and Iko Uwais Plot: Snake Eyes accidentally joins a much bigger world when he agrees to steal a weapon for a Japanese gang. Review: Honestly, this review should probably just be a …

Review: Old

Old (2021) Director: M. Night Shyamalan Writer: M. Knight Shyamalan Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Abbey Lee, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Ken Leung, Eliza Scanlen, Aaron Pierre, Emberth Daviditz, and Emun Elliott Plot: A couple of vacationing families get trapped on a mysterious beach that makes you age faster. Review: …

Review: Space Jam: A New Legacy

Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writers: Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler, Terence Nance, Jesse Gordon, and Celeste Ballard Starring: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Khris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green, Cedric Joe, Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, and Zendaya Plot: After LeBron James rejects Warner Bros’ algorithm’s plan for him to star in …

Review: Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021) Director: Adam Robitel Writers: Will Honley, Maria Melnik, Daniel Tuch, Oren Uziel, Christine Lavaf, and Fritz Bohm Starring: Taylor Russell and Logan Miller Plot: As Zoey and Ben are investigating Minos, the company tricks them into participating in yet another escape room. Review: Escape Room: Tournament of Champions is …

Review: Black Widow

Black Widow (2021) Director: Cate Shortland Writers: Eric Pearson, Jac Schaeffer, and Ned Benson Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, O-T Fagbenle, Olga Kurylenko, William Hurt, Ray Winstone, and Rachel Weisz Plot: While on the run after the events of Civil War, Natasha is contacted by members of her former spy family to finish …