Category Archive: Adventure

Doctor Strange

Like the equally semi-tolerable Batman vs. Superman and Suicide Squad, this is a film whose form transcends substance.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

I admit that I love Eva Green, and I don’t care if she is a heroine or villainess.

The Magnificent Seven

Thankfully, Elmer Bernstein’s classical score appears at this film’s conclusion.

Kubo and the Two Strings

What if nature gave us a way to embrace our late parents one more time? I wish we could all have Kubo’s two strings.

Pete’s Dragon

This is the third film that I have seen in a row (Anthropoid and Indignation) that I was left crying at the conclusion.  Am I really a decent movie reviewer or am I… Continue reading

Suicide Squad

I took my Saudi foreign exchange student to see this film, and this was his last week in the States.  At least he can remember why we Americans value artistic mendacity.

Star Trek Beyond

There is a brief moment where one of the Enterprise lads unites with his child and gay partner. George Takei should be proud.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

This is a unique, enthralling movie experience.

The BFG

Critics continually give Mr. Spielberg’s work an A when some of them deserve a C+. Need I say more?