‘Extraction’ proves that Chris Hemsworth is the real deal

Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is the kind of tough guy who wakes up from an afternoon snooze, takes a pull from his beer, and proceeds to jump hundreds of feet off a cliff down to the bottom for a little wake-up meditation. The truth is something is eating away at Tyler, serving as a catalyst … More ‘Extraction’ proves that Chris Hemsworth is the real deal

‘Men in Black: International’ wastes talent and isn’t very funny

Every time a sequel comes out, it has a singular goal: add something fresh to an already existing story line without coming off as stale or tacked on for no reason. Unfortunately, Men in Black: International comes off as trite and unnecessary. In the latest sequel, arriving in theaters seven years after the last Will … More ‘Men in Black: International’ wastes talent and isn’t very funny

’Bad Times at The El Royale’ is a good-looking yet hollow Tarantino ripoff

When Quentin Tarantino made bad people cool to watch back in 1994 with Pulp Fiction, every ambitious filmmaker in town suddenly saw a way into the Hollywood circus. Tarantino’s scheme took a twist with 2015’s The Hateful Eight. Write a plot with a bevy of mischievous characters, hire well-known talent to play the parts, throw … More ’Bad Times at The El Royale’ is a good-looking yet hollow Tarantino ripoff

’12 Strong’ is a ferocious tribute to the Horse Soldiers

When terrorists struck a blow deep in the heart of The United States on Sept. 11, 2001, there were two questions that lingered: how could this happen, and would it happen again? 12 Strong tackles the latter with pure ferocity. Get ready to be moved and electrified by the story of the Horse Soldiers! If … More ’12 Strong’ is a ferocious tribute to the Horse Soldiers

‘Thor: Ragnarok’: Proof that Marvel knows how to have fun

Thank you Taika Waititi for finally giving Thor a sense of humor. The comedy in Thor: Ragnarok, the third solo adventure for the God of Asgard, is the key ingredient that makes this cinematic adventure a slice of delight amid the early rush of Oscar season. Let’s be honest. After the first two Thor films, … More ‘Thor: Ragnarok’: Proof that Marvel knows how to have fun