Review: Scream

Scream (2022) Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Writers: James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick Starring: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Dylan Minnette, Mason Godding, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mikey Madison, Sonia Ben Ammar, and Marley Shelton Review: Full disclosure, as of last weekend, I had only seen one Scream …

Review: The 355

The 355 (2022) Director: Simon Kinberg Writers: Theresa Rebeck and Simon Kinberg Starring: Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, Edgar Ramirez, and Sebastian Stan Review: This might be the saddest kind of movie, to be honest. Because The 355 has so much going for it, but completely fails to live up …

Review: Eternals

Eternals (2021) Director: Chloe Zhao Writers: Chloe Zhao, Patrick Burleigh, Ryan Firpo, and Kaz Firpo Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Laruen Ridloff, Barry Keoughan, Don Lee, Harish Patel, Kit Harrington, Salma Hayek, and Angelina Jolie Plot: The Eternals, a group of celestial beings sent to protect humanity, learn …

Review: The Addams Family 2

The Addams Family 2 (2021) Director: Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon Writers: Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, Ben Queen, and Susanna Fogel Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll, Javon Walton, Wallace Shawn, Wayne Knight, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, and Bill Hader Plot: When Wednesday starts to doubt whether or not she’s really …

Review: Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) Director: Andy Serkis Writers: Kelly Marcel and Tom Hardy Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, and Woody Harrelson Plot: Venom is thrusted in superhero mode once a serial killer gains control of a symbiote of his own. Review: Let me first say that, if …

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 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 …