Category: action

  • “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Movie Review

    “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Movie Review

    In the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” reboot, we catch up with Peter Parker (Tom Holland) as a 15 year old sophomore in a technical high school. Peter has already been bitten by the spider, and is fast becoming a local hero, when he is recruited into the Stark Avenger Internship run by Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). […]

  • “The Mummy” Movie Review

    “The Mummy” Movie Review

    Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) is in the business of stealing ancient artifacts and selling them on the black market.  He is a thief. After spending the night (or 15 seconds, depending who you believe) with Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis), Nick steals a map from her with the location of possibly the most valuable ancient artifact […]

  • “Wonder Woman” Movie Review

    “Wonder Woman” Movie Review

    (Masterful, Wonderful) Growing up on Themyscira young Diana (Lilly Aspell) emulates her heroes, the warriors of Themyscira. But Diana’s mother, Hippolyta (Connie Nelson), does not want her to learn how to fight.  Her aunt, Antiope (Robin Wright), the greatest warrior, does not listen to her sister, and teaches Diana the art of a warrior. Diana (Gal Gadot) grows […]

  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

    “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

    9 years ago A young Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) figures out a way to meet with his father, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom).  But the meeting is less than satisfactory as Will is still cursed on the Flying Dutchman. But, Henry hatches a plan to break the curse:  Find Poseidon’s lost trident then he will control […]

  • “Doctor Strange” Movie Review

    “Doctor Strange” Movie Review

    Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a brilliant surgeon. He is also an arrogant prick, who is mean to his fellow surgeon and girlfriend, Christine (Rachel McAdams), and a terrible driver. Driving to a speaking engagement, Strange is speeding, and driving recklessly, on a winding wet road while answering and talking on his phone. As […]

  • “Captain America: Civil War” Movie Review

    “Captain America: Civil War” Movie Review

    (Avengers Fighting Avengers) – – Even though the Avengers save lives, they also inadvertently take innocent lives as they battle the forces of evil. The world has taken notice of this increasing death toll and have decided to control the Avengers with a new accord. After the accord becomes active, the Avengers will become involved […]

  • “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Movie Review

    “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Movie Review

    (Avengers vs Ultron) – – Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) team up to design the ultimate weapon that will someday help the Avengers save the world. Unfortunately, they needed to better define “save the world”. Artificially Intelligent Ultron (James Spader) interprets “save the world” as ridding the world of the […]

  • “Ant-Man” Movie Review

    “Ant-Man” Movie Review

    (Amazing! Astounding! Avenger?) – – Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) has just spent 3 years in San Quentin for a burglary. He has high hopes for getting a good job (after all he, like me, has a Masters in Electrical Engineering) and spending more time with his young daughter, Cassie (Abby Ryder Fortson). The job he […]

  • “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” Movie Review

    “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” Movie Review

    – – Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) has a handle on the Museum night life and uses that to his advantage during fundraisers. One night, the museum characters ruin the festivities, but, no one knows why. Investigating, Larry sees that the golden tablet that came to museum with Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) is tarnishing, but, Ahkmenrah does […]