Reviews by Jerrod


The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious

“Dom’s betrayal is pretty thin gruel that no true fan will buy, and new director F. Gary Gray knows it.”

April 13, 2017
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Grade: C+
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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

“A beautiful-looking film that proclaims to be about identity, but fails to find one of its own.”

March 31, 2017
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Grade: C+
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Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island

“A mess. We’re expected to follow too many different poorly-drawn characters (big ape included).”

March 10, 2017
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Grade: C
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Logan

Logan

“[Logan] outdoes every film in the ‘X’-series—and most comic book movies, period.”

February 17, 2017
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Grade: A
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The Great Wall

The Great Wall

“Boring…It doesn’t ever fully embrace its potential for mash-up weirdness.”

February 17, 2017
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Grade: C
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Split

Split

“Mixed results. A head-scratching end to the climax and an icky aftertaste in the epilogue.”

January 20, 2017
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Grade: C+
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Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

“Inspirational, but lacks a resonance strong enough to differentiate itself from the well-trodden genre.”

January 6, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Rogue One

Rogue One

“A thrilling ‘Star Wars’ movie that dares to be different—for example: no opening crawl and no Jedi.”

December 17, 2016
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Grade: A-
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

“Rowling ably expands her ‘Harry Potter’ universe admirably.”

November 18, 2016
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Grade: B+
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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

“At times feels plodding, hasty, [but] perks up when it finally gives way to a special effects bonanza.”

November 4, 2016
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Grade: B
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Inferno

Inferno

“Inoffensive and forgettable. Hope the experience goes by as quickly as possible.”

October 28, 2016
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Grade: C
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Ouija: Origin of Evil

Ouija: Origin of Evil

“In spite of the previous effort and the fact it’s based on a board game…it’s actually not too bad.”

October 21, 2016
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Grade: B-
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