Review – Baking with Bullets (“The Kitchen”)

No, this isn’t a movie about renovating your home or about Gordon Ramsey screaming at you about your over-cooked shrimp scampi. If the premise of this movie sounds familiar (three women banding together ’cause their criminal husbands are gone), it’s because you’ve already seen the plot in last years Widows film. * In 1978’s Hell’s…

Review – Hakuna Reboota (“The Lion King”)

Looks like director Jon Favreau is Disney’s go-to guy in taking Disney’s classic animated feature films and converting them to “live action“. I say “live action” only in the vaguest of terms, because these remakes/reboots aren’t really live action; there’s no living, breathing, REAL animals in them! They’re all CGI. * Directing Disney’s 2016 “live…

Review – Drax the Destroyer Deserves Better (“Stuber”)

Okay, time to open a blender and pour in films like Taxi, Collateral Damage, Ride Along, and even bits of Deadpool where some crazy person or an officer commandeers a taxi or vehicle for some outrageous adventure. But nowadays we have Uber’s and Lyft’s, so a movie naturally has to include them, right? * This…