Contagion (2011), and my thoughts on the Coronavirus/COVID-19

Contagion (2011), and my thoughts on the Coronavirus/COVID-19

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law. Runtime: 1h 46 min. Released: September 9, 2011. Some spoilers follow. During our Coronavirus pandemic, it seems like everyone is watching Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion. Last week I think this was at No. 35 on the Most Popular Movies IMDb chart and as of this [...]

Power Rangers (2017)

Power Rangers (2017)

Released: March 24, 2017. Directed by: Dean Israelite. Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G. Runtime: 2h 4 min.  Nostalgia is a big appeal of this Power Rangers reboot, and as a 90s kid, the Rangers were definitely a part of my childhood. A problem of the original TV series, or [...]

Godzilla (2014)

Released: May 16, 2014. Directed by: Gareth Edwards. Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston. Runtime: 123 min. Gareth Edwards brings his latest film to life with ambition and a great scope. Edwards previously dabbled in the monster genre with his refreshing low-budget film called Monsters, which was impressive in its effectiveness. This time, Edwards [...]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Release Date: June 8, 2012 Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock Runtime: 93 min Tagline: Six years ago, they disappeared without a trace. Next summer, they finally resurface After Alex (Ben Stiller), Marty (Chris Rock), Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) and Melman [...]

Argo (2012)

Argo Release Date: October 12, 2012 Director: Ben Affleck Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman Runtime: 120 min Tagline: The movie was fake. The mission was real. Argo is one of the best films of 2012. Argo tells the story of the Iranian revolution, and hostage situations that were involved with it. On November [...]

Box Office Predictions #1 – October 12

These are my box office predictions for the weekend of October 12-14, but only for the four brand new releases: Argo, Here Comes the Boom, Seven Psychopaths and Sinister. Argo Plot: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the [...]