Tag: Movies

  • February 2022 Reviews (many)

    February 2022 Reviews (many)

    Wheel of Time S1 (2021) Medium: TV (Amazon) Rating: 4 / 5 Politics, destiny, and the occasional magic spell Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer This series is loosely based on the novels of the same name, following a mage, her warder, and a group of reluctant adventures that might be destined for greater things. A world of magic and […]

  • January 2022 Reviews (many)

    January 2022 Reviews (many)

    Cowboy Bebop S1 (2021) Medium: TV (Netflix) Rating: 4 / 5 wop bop a loo bop Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Netflix || Trailer As someone who didn’t read the original material or any subsequent work, I enjoyed this live action series. A cyberpunk meets near-term sci-fi with a dose of spaghetti Western thrown in. Three bounty hunters scrape by in […]

  • December 2021 Reviews (many)

    December 2021 Reviews (many)

    Foundation S1 (2021) Medium: TV (Apple) Rating: 4.5 / 5 Great adaptation with some creative liberty Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer || Apple This series is based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series of books. It’s been too long so I don’t know how creative they got, but the Internet seems to think it took some liberty with many aspects of […]

  • November 2021 Reviews (many)

    November 2021 Reviews (many)

    Finch (2021) Medium: Movie (Apple) Rating: 2 / 5 Tried too hard to bring a tear to the eye Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer Post-apocalypse, robots, and Tom Hanks, sounds like a great recipe! Unfortunately they tried too hard to make it sweet. The feel-good movie they wanted is technically there, but I think they missed the mark. […]

  • October 2021 Reviews (Mindhunter S1-2, Dune, Settlers, Kate, The Guilty)

    October 2021 Reviews (Mindhunter S1-2, Dune, Settlers, Kate, The Guilty)

    Mindhunter S1-2 (2017) Medium: TV (Netflix) Rating: 4.5 / 5 Criminal Minds should take note Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer || Netflix I originally avoided this show because it was compared to Criminal Minds, which was a good show to start but went too far into procedural tedium. I’m glad I eventually came around to give it a chance because […]

  • September 2021 Reviews (many)

    September 2021 Reviews (many)

    The Protege (2021) Medium: Movie (Theatres or Usenet) Rating: 4.5 / 5 Maggie’s good, Michael’s better Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer || Official Site As far as the “badass femme getting revenge” genre goes, this movie ranks up there. First, Samuel Jackson doesn’t play his usual self which is a plus. He’s a more muted and reserved version of himself […]

  • August 2021 Reviews (F9: The Fast Saga, Those Who Wish Me Dead, Nobody, Big Sky)

    F9: The Fast Saga (2021) Medium: Movie (Multiple) Rating: 1 / 5 From zero to trash in 9 movies Reference(s): IMDB Listing || Trailer Four score and 87 Fast & Furious movies ago, we learned to suspend disbelief primarily by ignoring physics. The problem is that with each subsequent movie they have to ignore physics more. And logic. […]

  • July 2021 Reviews (The Tomorrow War, The Watch, Debris S1, Black Widow, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard)

    [A summary of my movie and TV reviews from last month, posted to Attrition.org, mixed in with other reviews.] The Tomorrow War (2021)Medium: Movie (Amazon)Rating: 0.5/5 don’t wait until tomorrow to ignore this trashReference(s): IMDB Listing || TrailerThis movie was going swimmingly when everything was just regular life in today’s time. The second the “tomorrow” […]

  • June 2021 Reviews (Stowaway, Infinite, Lupin Part 2, Synchronic)

    [A summary of my movie and TV reviews from last month, posted to Attrition.org, mixed in with other reviews.] Stowaway (2021)Medium: Movie (Netflix)Reference(s): IMDB Listing || TrailerRating: 3 / 5 Shot for the stars, fell shortThis movie had a lot going for it; a tiny cast (four people), decent budget, and a human drama as […]

  • May 2021 Reviews (Without Remorse, Voyagers, Kodachrome, Vanquish, The Marksman, Mortal Kombat, The Yin Yang Master)

    [A summary of my movie and TV reviews from last month, posted to Attrition.org, mixed in with other reviews.] Without Remorse (2021)Medium: Movie (Amazon)Rating: 1/5 .. and without valueReference(s): IMDB Listing || TrailerAfter two months of teasing and waiting, this film was a huge letdown. It seems like it was more of a collection of […]