Review – Oy! What A Hangover I’ve Got! (“Bloodshot”)

Sandwiched in-between his XxX, Riddick, and The Fast ‘n’ Furious franchises, Vin Diesel occasionally throws in some odd little movies like The Pacifier and The Last Witch Hunter, not to mention his one-sentence v/o work in the Guardians of the Galaxy. Here’s another throw-away paycheck role for him to have fun with. * In case…

Review – Anyone Care for Another Crumpet? (“Emma”)

I’m not one for Jane Austen romance novels-to-screen (wait, does Pride & Prejudice & Zombies count?), but when I saw the trailer for this film, I was intrigued by the comedy, direction, and acting. Hmmm… so I thought that I’ll give this movie a shot. And I’m happy to tellya, I’m glad I did. *…

Review – Spider-man & StarLord Team Up (“Onward”)

Oh sure, you got your buddy-buddy road movies that are a dime-a-dozen, but how about one set in a mythical, magical world where unicorns are scavengers that, like raccoons, raid your trash cans, and there are centaur policemen? Leave it to the minds over at Pixar to come up with a crazy idea like that.…

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,…