Underwater is basically Alien, except, as the title mentions, it’s underwater. Not that taking inspiration is a bad thing
Honourable Mentions: Spider-Man: Far From Home, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Marriage Story, The Irishman, Glass, Midsommar, Joker, The Lighthouse
It’s easy to confuse The Grudge with The Ring because they’re both mid–2000s horror franchises that got half–hearted reboot attempts
Somewhat impossibly, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has wrapped up the sagas Skywalkers and Force powered folks presented in 42 years of films.
Jumanji: The Next Level fulfills the sequel requirements of following the last installment Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle by delivering the same movie
Charlie (Adam Driver) and Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) are divorcing and trying to do what’s best for their son
Writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, The Last Jedi) returns with the peppy and hilarious murder mystery Knives Out.
There isn’t an elaborate makeup job for Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers; he’s just wearing a wig and some fake eyebrows
In the mid– ’60s, Ford Motor Company needs an image makeover as Ferrari cars are the fanciest in the land.
Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) is a middle-aged guy traumatized from his experience at the haunted Overlook Hotel 40 years ago
Terminator: Dark Fate is the 6th film in the Terminator franchise, although since it ignores parts 4 through 5, it is sorta the 3rd film.
The Lighthouse is an old school drama wherein it basically takes two actors, sticks them in an enclosed location, and has them slowly go nuts.
Zombieland: Double Tap isn’t as fresh as the original movie was 10 years ago mainly because there has been a whole lot of zombie related movies since then
Breaking Bad was a slow burn TV phenomenon that was a rare show that became more popular as it went on
DC Comics latest film, Joker, shuns being a part of a universe and stands apart as a dark, disturbing, character piece about the origin of the villain.
Yi is a young girl trying to save up for a trip across China. Things however become slightly complicated when she discovers an Abominable Snowman
Rambo: Last Blood isn’t exactly a great capper to the long running franchise but it does an okay job at giving Rambo one final ride
Hustlers is a movie that basically plays by the standard crime movie genre conventional arc of rags to riches
It Chapter Two is a sprawling horror film that is slightly less focused than its predecessor. That may be due to the nearly 3 hour running time
Road to the Lemon Grove is a pleasant enough diversion. A Canadian independent film with a distinct flair of Hamilton
Weaving has had a lot of smaller roles over the years but this is her first big lead and she absolutely nails it.
While the shock of seeing tweens spewing raunchy language can only get so much comedic mileage, Good Boys manages to keep things consistently entertaining.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a haphazard horror experience. It wants to be random scare stories
Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw may sound like the name of a burger joint but is, in actuality, the 9th film in the Fast and Furious franchise.
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood is a grab bag of various film styles and scenes which wildly careens from hilarious to heartfelt
At Pride Rock, the Lion King Mufasa (James Earl Jones, the only returning cast from the original) presents his new son, Simba (JD McCrary)
Crawl is a zippy closed quarters horror experience that is mostly dumb but features good chaos and keeps things lively almost it’s entire running time.
Spider–Man: Far From Home is technically the 8th Spider–Man film (or 9th, give or take a Venom) and Far From Home proves he is still a viable character.
Ghost hunting power duo the Warrens, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine (Vera Farmiga), have recently acquired a mysterious and very creepy looking doll
She keeps relegating Woody to the back of the closet, something that minor control freak Woody isn’t used to after being the top toy in town.
Zombies have been used as social commentary for a very long time ever since the original Night of the Living Dead movies
The X–Men series has 12 movies in 19 years and Dark Phoenix may have not been planned to be the ending of the X–Men series
Hamilton, Ontario Review: A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house.
The origin story of Superman is engrained in pop culture mythos, it is surprising it has taken this long to get an evil twist on that story.
With her family scheduled to be deported back to Jamaica tomorrow, young Natasha (Yara Shahidi) takes to the streets of New York.
A remake of the 1988 comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was a remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story)
Based on the toy line this doesn’t turn out to be another surprise like The LEGO Movie, instead UglyDolls is bland.