Review – This Movie Pretty Much Goes… (“Downhill”)

The U.S. film market has had a longstanding tradition of taking foreign movies and translating them into English-speaking Hollywood remakes (The Upside, The Grudge, Cold Pursuit, Miss Bala) and the results have NOT been good! Why is it done? One word. Money! * Hitting most of the marks from its Swedish predecessor, we meet the…

Chris Pix the Oscar Flix

The Academy Awards are TOMORROW night, so here are my choices for the Oscar race! Best Picture: This is a very tough category, since ALL these films are great in one way or another. So, let’s whittle it down, shall we? The least likely to have chance of winning Best Picture are Ford v Ferrari,…

Review – Who Needs a Joker? “Birds of Prey”

After doing Harley Quinn in 2016’s Suicide Squad and her voice-over work in video games, Margot Robbie is on a roll. She’s gonna reprise Harley again in the future with Gotham City Sirens, Suicide Squad 2, and more. Something tells me that she’s really enjoying playing this character! * Narrating this story and occasionally breaking…

Review – Needs More Cowbell (“The Rhythm Section”)

Personally, I’m getting a little tired of all the cookie-cutter, boring, female-driven revenge/action films that are being churned out these days (Peppermint, Proud Mary, Red Sparrow, etc.) Welp, here’s another cookie-cutter script you can add to that growing list. *sigh*. * Just like Le Femme Nikita, but with gender-bending American Assassin overtones, we get the…