My 2 Cents on Inception

Imagine a world where expert thieves known as extractors are hired by companies to commit acts of corporate espionage by executing heists in a target's dream. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio, Titanic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) is one such extractor, sedating his target, breaking into their dream, and stealing the secrets with which their … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Inception

My 2 Cents on Spider-Man: Far From Home

(SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this review if you haven't watched Avengers: Endgame yet, because the ending connects directly to this movie. However, if you waited this long to see Endgame, the Internet probably spoiled it for you already.) Allow me to digress for a moment and say this—For everyone who religiously followed the Marvel Cinematic Universe for … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Spider-Man: Far From Home

My 2 Cents on Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, while slow at times, is a boisterous, Pokémon-packed ride intertwined with a surprisingly enthralling mystery—and this is very likely the first quality entry in the videogame movie genre. Detective Pikachu, directed by Rob Letterman (Shark Tale, Goosebumps), is based on the 2016 3DS game of the same name, and it is the … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

My 2 Cents on Avengers: Endgame (SPOILER-FREE)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW (although you really should just go see the movie) Unless you've been living in a cave for the past year, you know that Thanos (Josh Brolin, No Country for Old Men, Sicario), the primary antagonist of Marvel Studios's Avengers: Infinity War, collected six Infinity Stones, added them to his Gauntlet, and used a snap … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Avengers: Endgame (SPOILER-FREE)

My 2 Cents on Ralph Breaks the Internet

Amid all the flashy spoofing of the Internet, Ralph Breaks the Internet grounds its storyline with remarkably profound themes about friendship. (SPOILER-FREE REVIEW) Directed by Rich Moore (Zootopia, Wreck-It Ralph) and Phil Johnston (screenwriter of said movies), Ralph Breaks the Internet, the 2018 offering from Walt Disney Animation Studios and the sequel to 2012's Wreck-It … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Ralph Breaks the Internet

My 2 Cents on The Gift

In his feature directorial debut Joel Edgerton delivers intelligent thrills all the way through The Gift, an unprecedented anomaly in the stalker film genre. Simon (Jason Bateman, Arrested Development, Zootopia) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, The Prestige) are a young married couple just starting to get comfortable in their new … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Gift