After devastating audiences with Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel gets lighter with Director Peyton Reed’s sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Does this film go bigger or shrink from the challenge?
2015’s Sicario, from Director Denis Villeneuve, was a spectacular film and fairly self-contained. However, where there’s potential money to be had, sequels will follow. So now, we have Day of the Soldado. Villeneuve, who was busy with last year’s magnificent Blade Runner 2049, has passed the directorial reins to Stefano Sollima and original Writer Taylor Sheridan returns to pen the sequel. Does Day of the Soldado live up to Sicario’s legacy or does it cower in its shadow?
Co-Writer-Director Gary Ross revisits Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven universe to deliver Ocean’s Eight, a heist film with a female bent. Does this film capture the fun spirit of the original or is it time for the Ocean’s franchise to just pack it in?
2015’s Jurassic World was…not a good film. Its sequel, Fallen Kingdom, is directed by J.A. Bayona with a script from Derek Connolly and the first film’s director, Colin Trevorrow. Does this film improve on the previous one or is it an even bigger disaster?
It’s been fourteen long years, but Writer-Director Brad Bird has finally returned to deliver Pixar’s The Incredibles 2. Was the sequel worth the wait or has too much time passed for it to be relevant?
After a mountain of behind the scenes drama, the latest Star Wars spinoff, Solo, has arrived in theaters. Director Ron Howard came on board after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were very publicly fired and extensive reshoots were made. Did Howard deliver a winner? Does this prequel live up to the iconic status of its titular character? Well, I did mention it’s a prequel, right?
Two years ago, Deadpool burst onto the scene and showed that superhero films could be funny, raunchy, and irreverent. Now, Deadpool 2 has hit theaters. Is it more of the same or does it up the ante even more?
After ten years of buildup and interlocking storylines, Avengers: Infinity War is finally upon us. Does the film live up to the hype or is it just the latest cog in the Marvel machine that leaves the audience wanting?
A Quiet Place represents the second feature film directed by John Krasinski. Does this film move Krasinski into the Big Leagues, or does it keep him relegated to the Minors?
The spy thriller is one of my favorite film genres. Jon Hamm is one of my favorite actors. Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter I like a lot. So, Beirut, from Director Brad Anderson, should be one of my new favorite movies, right? Well….