Tagged with: surprise ending

Joker (2019)

Joker (2019)
  • Reviewed:
    May 24, 2020
    • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
  • ...Joaquin Phoenix delivers a standout performance in a film that manages to turn a comic book movie into high art.

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Brightburn (2019)

Brightburn (2019)
  • Reviewed:
    September 1, 2019
    • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
  • ...with death sequences that make the gore worth it, a familiar story turned inside out, and a strong performance by Elizabeth Banks, this "what if" evil superhero origin story is worth a look.

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Shazam! (2019)

Shazam (2019)
  • Reviewed:
    July 7, 2019
    • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
  • ...with Zachary Levi shining bright, this comic superhero origin story should please young and old alike.

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Mile 22 (2018)

Mile 22 (2018)
  • Reviewed:
    November 25, 2018
    • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
  • ...a coldly annoying Wahlberg, too many quick cuts, and a total lack of character development make viewers feel sad for Cohan and Uwais, whose performances are largely wasted in this mess.

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Skyscraper (2018)

Skyscraper (2018)
  • Reviewed:
    November 17, 2018
    • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
  • ...with a bit more original thinking and a more memorable villain, this action pic could have been truly great.

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A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place (2018)
  • Reviewed:
    October 7, 2018
    • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
  • ...this inventive horror story with a strong cast is a surprisingly impressive directing debut from John Krasinski.

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Tomb Raider (2018)

Tomb Raider (2018)
  • Reviewed:
    June 17, 2018
    • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
  • ...Vikander's Lara Croft is a more believable and down-to-earth action heroine - it's just too bad the writers gave up before they finished the entire movie.

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