Doug Reviews: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Like his previous film, Nightcrawler, Writer-Director Dan Gilroy’s latest, Roman J. Israel, Esq., is a character study of a highly interesting character. However, does that necessarily make for a highly interesting movie? Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Based on the novel by Agatha Christie and directed by star Kenneth Branagh, Murder on the Orient Express assembles a stellar cast to re-tell the classic tale. However, does the story work as well for modern audiences or is it too much of a throwback for them to care? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Despite what Marvel’s producers may have you believe, there is most certainly a hierarchy to the Avengers roster. At the top, there are Captain America and Iron Man—number one and number two really depend on who has a movie out at the moment—and way below them is Thor. Now, that’s not entirely the character’s fault. His films have been sub-par with inconsistent writing throughout. Is the third time the charm with Thor: Ragnarok? Continue reading