Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doesn’t need to make sense

The story is basically a rehash of the worst film in the series: The Lost World. Bad people take the dinos off of the island with the intent on selling them later. This, of course, is going to be catastrophic. 

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Atomic Blonde (***) – John Wick for chicks

Atomic Blonde - 2017 Director David Leitch Screenplay Kurt Johnstad based on The Coldest City by Antony Johnston, Sam Hart Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Toby Jones, Sofia Boutella, Til Schweigher, Eddie Marsan, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Bill Skarsgård, Sam Hargrave, Roland Møller   There have been a few efforts to make Charlize Theron into an action star. Some of them good, like Mad Max … Continue reading Atomic Blonde (***) – John Wick for chicks

Red Lights: There mostly to annoy

Red Lights - 2012 Written and Directed by Rodrigo Cortés Starring Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Olson, Cillian Murphy, Robert DeNiro, Joely Richardson, Toby Jones, Leonardo Sbaraglia One of the worst possible scenes anyone can do is to flip out in front of a television while watching someone or some thing.  If they are doing this in front of someone, … Continue reading Red Lights: There mostly to annoy

Snow White and The Huntsman: Bread is definitely not meat

Snow White and the Huntsman - 2012 Director Rupert Sanders Starring Charleze Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart, Sam Clafin, Sam Spruell, Ian McShane, Toby Jones, Bob Hoskins, Nick Frost, Ray Winstone, Eddie Marsan, Brian Gleeson,Johnny Harris Screenplay Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, Hossein Ameni Julia Roberts probably wanted to fire her agent after watching Snow White and The … Continue reading Snow White and The Huntsman: Bread is definitely not meat

My Week With Marilyn is good, if you buy the story

My Week With Marilyn - 2011 Directed by Simon Curtis Starring Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench, Eddie Redmayne, Dominic Cooper, Dougray Scott, Toby Jones, Emma Watson, Julia Ormond Screenplay by Adrian Hodges based on the books by Colin Clark When I was in 5th Grade, this kid name Jim Kennedy moved onto my block.  He was unkempt, kind … Continue reading My Week With Marilyn is good, if you buy the story

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is good, old-fashioned, Anglo-Saxon hi-jinks

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - 2011 Directed by Tomas Alfredson Starring Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Dencik, Tom Hardy, Kathy Burke, Simon McBurney Screenplay by Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan based on the novel by John le Carré There is a intimidation brought on by the specter of a bunch … Continue reading Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is good, old-fashioned, Anglo-Saxon hi-jinks

If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness

Your Highness - 2011 Directed by David Gordon Green Starring Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zoey Deschanel, Charles Dance, Toby Jones, Damian Lewis, Justin Theroux, Rasmus Hardiker Written by Danny McBride, Ben Best Your Highness didn't seem to have anything going for it, beyond what one might expect from the movies of Cheech and … Continue reading If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness