The Great Wall

The Great Wall (2016), PG-13  Directed By: Zhang Yimou Starring:  Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Jing Tian, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Lu Han, Eddie Peng,  Kenny Lin,  Junkai Wang,  Zheng Kai, Xuan Huang, Cheney Chen, Andy Lau Rating:  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka The good news is that Matt Damon is not …

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Rated R Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson Starring: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Ruby Rose, Eoin Macken, William Levy, Iain Glen Rating Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? The action usually starts mid-May as the summer block buster season finally …

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), PG-13 Director: D. J. Caruso Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone Kris Wu Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Samuel L. Jackson, Neymar Jr. Rating Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? This year saw the return of Vin …

The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016), Rated PG-13 Directed By: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Nick Frost, Sam Claflin, Rob Brydon, Jessica Chastain Rating:  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? The Huntsman: Winter’s War is a spin-off of the Maleficent film and both a prequel …

Underworld 5: Blood Wars

Underworld 5: Blood Wars (2016), Rated R Directed By: Anna Foerster Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver, James Faulkner, Charles Dance Rating:  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? Kate Beckinsale makes a return to the underworld in this fifth chapter. While I’ve been a fan of the series since …

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell (2017), Rated PG-13 Directed By: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Johns Pilou, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche Rating:  Reviewed by David L. Felts Have you seen this movie? It can be hard to make a remake, especially one of such an iconic and revered movie as Ghost in the Shell, the …

Logan

Logan (2017), Rated R Directed By: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant Rating:  Reviewed by David L. Felts Have you seen this movie? Yikes. This is not your kid’s superhero movie, so forget taking your 12 year-old Wolverine fan to this one. The R rating is …

Passengers

Passengers (2016), Rated PG-13 Directed By: Morten Tyldum Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Rating: Reviewed by David L. Felts Have you seen this movie? I didn’t have high expectations going into Passengers, mainly because my wife told me that she’d heard it wasn’t all that great. I’m pleased to …

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Rated R Directed By: George Miller Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Zoë Kravitz, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton Rating  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this move? This movie must have some sort of record for longest …

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), PG-13 Directed by David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo,  Ron Perlman, Colin Farrell. Rating:  Reviewed By Xavier Emaka J. K. Rowling has finally joined the movie industry. She actually …

Max Steel

Max Steel (2016), Rated PG-13 Directed by: Stewart Hendler Starring: Ben Winchell, Maria Bello, Ana Villafañe, Josh Brener, Andy García Rating  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka This one barely made a blip on the radar, but that was mostly marketing’s fault. Max Steel was released with barely a whisper, as if …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson, Tyler Perry Directed by Dave Green Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? The series had its reboot and this one …

Deadpool

Deadpool (2016), Rated “R” Starring Ryan Reynolds Morena Baccarin Ed Skrein T.J. Miller Gina Carano Leslie Uggams Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić Directed by Tim Miller Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? The biggest surprise of 2016, Deadpool surpassed all expectations to go down as one of the highest grossing …

Rogue One: a Star Wars Story

Rogue One (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed Directed by Gareth Edwards Reviewed by David L Felts Rating:  Have you seen this movie? In the now expanding Star Wars universe, Rogue One falls in between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. …

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Rated “R” Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë-Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, Donald Faison, Robert Emms, Lindy Booth, Daniel Kaluuya, Clark Duke, Augustus Prew, Olga Kurkulina, Andy Nyman, Steven Mackintosh, Monica Dolan and John Leguizamo Directed by Jeff Wadlow Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this …

War Craft: The Beginning (2016)

War Craft: The Beginning (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Daniel Wu Directed by Duncan Jones Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? Blizzard entertainment fulfilled a nerd’s dream with this one. It’s not the …

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2 (2015), Rated “PG-13” Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland Directed by Francis Lawrence Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating: 2015 witnessed the conclusion on one of the most …

Arrival

Arrival (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma Directed by Denis Villeneuve Reviewed by David L. Felts Rating:  Have you seen this movie? I didn’t know much about Arrival before going to see it, just that it had been generating a positive buzz. Alien …

Maze Runner 2: The Scorch Trials

Maze Runner 2: The Scorch Trials (2015), Rated PG-13 Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Ki Hong Lee, Barry pepper, Lili Taylor, Patricia Clarkson Directed by Wes Ball Review by Xavier Emaka Rating  Have you seen this movie? Once you see this movie you are …

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner (2014), Rated “PG-13” Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson Directed by Wes Ball Review by Xavier Emaka Rating  Have you seen this movie? Wes Ball made his directional debut in 2014 with this film and proved he has what it takes to …