Reviews by Jerrod


The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

“James Franco’s wonderful performance, like the film itself, is easily on par with ‘Ed Wood.'”

December 6, 2017
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Grade: A-
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The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

“Christopher Plummer makes a wonderfully devious Ebenezer Scrooge.”

November 27, 2017
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Grade: B
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Justice League

Justice League

“It’s fine. Maybe ‘not as bad as it could have been’ is enough of a victory for now.”

November 17, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

“Director Taika Watiti delivers solidly when the film goes for laughs, which are often wonderfully weird.”

November 2, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day

“A clever-enough horror movie that could have been truly great given another shot of creativity.”

October 13, 2017
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Grade: B-
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American Made

American Made

“Aspires for the breezy, comedy-drama feel of ‘The Big Short’ and ends up mostly succeeding.”

September 29, 2017
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Grade: B
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

“It thinks it’s way more clever than it actually is.”

September 21, 2017
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Grade: C-
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Home Again

Home Again

“Meyers-Shyer, daughter of directors Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, isn’t far off from her mother’s output.”

September 8, 2017
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Grade: C-
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

“A visually amazing world—too bad the characters can’t carry the load.”

July 21, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming

“Delivers an essential, delightful version of a movie no one wanted in the first place.”

July 7, 2017
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Grade: B+
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Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight

“Garbage fire. Bursting at the seams with so much utter bullshit.”

June 23, 2017
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Grade: D
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The Mummy

The Mummy

“Tom Cruise is absolutely the wrong choice. At least the Brendan Fraser movies were fun.”

June 9, 2017
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Grade: C
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