Doug’s Summer 2018 Capsule Reviews!

It’s been a pretty busy summer for me, so unfortunately, my movie reviews have fallen by the wayside. So, here are some capsule reviews for some recent – and not so recent – releases. Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Ocean’s Eight (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Incredibles 2 (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

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? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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?

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