Madonna in Body of Evidence: Old-School Erotic Thriller

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Tomatometer: 8% Audience Score: 22% IMDb: 4.4  There’s a point in Body of Evidence where Willem Dafoe’s lawyer, Frank Dulaney, is having dinner with his wife Sharon (Julianne Moore) and his son Michael. Sharon leaves, and Michael asks Frank a pointed question about his latest case. “Can you screw someone to death?” And that’s the […]

Ghost in the Shell Universe: The Future is Technology

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Tomatometer: 44% Audience Score: 51% IMDb: 6.4  After much controversy surrounding the casting of Scarlett Johansson, Ghost in the Shell started off on the wrong foot with both critics and fans. The Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb scores would suggest this as well. That being said, there’s one impressive feat in Rupert Sanders’ imagining of the […]

Jennifer Lawrence in Red Sparrow: An Edgier Cold War

Jennifer Lawrence Red Sparrow

Tomatometer: 47% Audience Score: 52% IMDb: 6.6  Coming in with a 140-minute running time, Red Sparrow is a pretty long movie by most standards. It’ll surely test the patience of most of you, but some of its more prevalent themes will keep you engaged because they’re equal parts engrossing and horrifying. Jennifer Lawrence leads the […]

Margot Robbie in Terminal: Pattern of Crazy

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Tomatometer: 21% Audience Score: 41% IMDb: 5.2  Margot Robbie in Terminal sees her continuing a pattern. She appeared as the infamous Harley Quinn in 2016’s Suicide Squad, and she’s expected to reprise the role with Suicide Squad 2, a Harley Quinn/Joker film, along with a standalone movie. In most regards, her appearance as an assassin […]

5 Reasons to Watch Life of the Party (2018)

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Tomatometer: 38% Audience Score: 45% IMDb: 5.5  The consensus about Life of the Party is that Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone should stop working together. His last few collaborations with his wife have been panned by critics and ordinary moviegoers alike. The latest movie falls into the same category, but there are some reasons to […]

Crooked House Review (2017) – Why You Should Watch It

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Tomatometer: 58% Audience Score: 60% IMDb: 6.3 For starters, Agatha Christie is the bomb. After being alive for 23 years, I regret not picking up a single one of her books. But then, I was never much of a reader, to begin with. Christie’s 1949 novel is adapted this time around with a cast of […]

Inconceivable Review (2017) – Why You Should Watch It

Gina Gershon, Nicki Whelan, and Nicolas Cage for the movie Inconceivable

Tomatometer: 30% Audience Score: 69% IMDb: 5.3 With only ten reviews in, Inconceivable doesn’t have enough feedback to warrant a rotten or mixed consensus. But still, the fact that only ten critics bothered to put up a review on Rotten Tomatoes is an indicator of the disdain for the movie. That being said, our Inconceivable review will […]

The Village Review (2004): Old-School Love

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Tomatometer: 43% Audience Score: 57% IMDb: 6.5 Night Shyamalan was, for a certain part of this millennium, treated as a notorious failure, someone who rose to the top on the back of an anomalous success and continued to make one dud after the other. One of those duds, according to most critics and even audience […]

Cruel Intentions Review (1999) – Sleazy Romance

Cruel Intentions review with Ryan Phillippe and Sarah Michelle Gellar

Critics Score: 49% Audience Score: 81% IMDb: 6.1  With a serious divergence in the critics’ and audience scores, Cruel Intentions is one of those films that could be extremely good or bad depending on how you choose to watch it. Do you see it as an aspiring erotic thriller or a cheesy B-movie romance masquerading […]

Winchester Movie Review (2018) – Helen Mirren’s Horror

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Critics: 10% Audience: 39% IMDb: 5.3 Winchester details the story of Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), the heiress to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company following the death of her husband. Having also lost her daughter as an infant, she locks herself up in her San Jose mansion, a labyrinthian piece of architecture where the construction never […]