Category: 2010s

Summer of 84 (2018)

Summer of 84 is the collective directorial team known as RKSS’s follow-up to another cult film tapping into the vibe of the 1980s, the zany post-apocalyptic comedy called Turbo Kid.  This time out, it’s more of...

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Based on the satirical 2013 novel by Kevin Kwan, which itself became so popular that it resulted in (so far) two literary sequels, the less biting and more streamlined film version of Crazy Rich Asians...

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Getting beyond the terrible title, obviously an homage to the James Bond title of The Spy Who Loved Me, The Spy Who Dumped Me offers some choice laughs from its capable comedic actors front and center,...

The Meg (2018)

Jon Turteltaub (Last Vegas, National Treasure: Book of Secrets) directs this big action and mild horror flick, seemingly pulled out of the 1990s adolescent-minded blockbuster cycle, about a megalodon, a massive 75-foot shark long thought...

The Equalizer 2 (2018)

The Equalizer 2 brings back Denzel Washington (Fences), along with director Antoine Fuqua (The Magnificent Seven) and screenwriter Richard Wenk (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back), continuing the further adventures of one man’s quest to...

Song to Song (2017)

Rooney Mara (The Discovery) and Ryan Gosling (La La Land) star as Faye and BV, a couple of struggling songwriters looking to make their way into the music industry within Austin, Texas. Shortly after meeting,...

Annihilation (2018)

Written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina), who very loosely adapts the acclaimed Jeff VanderMeer ‘Southern Reach trilogy’ novel of the same name, Annihilation continues the sophomore auteur’s string of challenging genre films that provoke...

Skyscraper (2018)

“Die Hard in a building” is how the film has been coyly referred to by some (my choice of title would have been, “Rock Hard“), as we have a tough hero in the titular building...