Breaking In Review: Home Alone Vibes

Gabrielle Union in Breaking In

Tomatometer: 27% Audience Score: 32% IMDb: 5.2  Perhaps movies need a new barometer for success these days. While Breaking In was hardly a critical or audience darling, considering its financial metrics reveal a different story. On a $6mn production budget, the film made $50.9mn worldwide. Universal basically managed to recoup 8.5 times the budget of […]

Tag Movie Review: A High-Stakes Kids’ Game

tag movie cast with jon hamm and isla fisher

Tomatometer: 55% Audience Score: 57% IMDb: 6.7  Plot When a simple game of tag among friends is treated with high-octane action sequences, the result is a story that surpasses the source material in some ways. Based on a true tale of friendship, Tag looks at five friends who play a game of tag every year […]

Thoroughbreds – Maturity Through Homicide

thoroughbreds with olivia cooke and anya taylor-joy

Disclaimer: Maybe this is bullshit. Or maybe not. Thoroughbreds has sufficiently good reviews across the board. I’m still choosing to look at it given its limited mass appeal. SPOILERS FOLLOW Tomatometer: 86% Audience Score: 69% IMDb: 6.8 Plot Thoroughbreds is a highly unusual film in the drama and mystery category. It’s theatrical poster prominently displays […]

Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle Review – Fun Destruction

Godzilla City on the Edge of Battle review

This review is the second part of a trilogy. The first, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters can be read here. Might be a good idea for context. Rotten Tomatoes: N/R IMDb: 5.9  Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle follows through right after the end of its predecessor, Planet of the Monsters. After defeating what was […]

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Humanity Left Orphaned

Godzilla planet of the monsters

Note: This is my first foray into anime. Forgive me if I have blasphemed while I review Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters.  Tomatometer: N/A Audience Score: 49% IMDb: 6.0  Perfect Audience: Anime lovers People with a monster fetish Perfect Occasion: When you think there’s no room left for a different Godzilla take and Netflix proves you […]

The Kissing Booth Review: Necessary Discomfort

joey king in the kissing booth

Tomatometer: 13% Audience Score: 68% IMDb: 6.3   Perfect Audience Teens and pre-teens Parents keen on going into cardiac arrest Perfect Occasion Netflix and don’t chill, because the movie will raise concerns about sexual interactions right after   I was thoroughly uncomfortable watching Netflix’s The Kissing Booth. I wasn’t the target demographic, and it can be […]