A 3-Hour Movie | ‘IT Chapter 2’ Review

Man, did this movie not have to be 3 hours long. I mean really, it did not need to be 3 hours long. “It Chapter 2” is essentially “Retcon: The Movie.” The film follows older versions of the 2017 “It” kids; James McAvoy plays team leader turned famous author Bill Denbrough; Jessica Chastain plays the friend group’s one girl, Beverly Marsh; Bill Hader plays the … Continue reading A 3-Hour Movie | ‘IT Chapter 2’ Review

Welcome to the Reboot | ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’ Review

Editors Note: In preparation for December’s “Jumanji: The Next Level”, Alex takes a look at 2017’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” To see my exhaustive review of the movie, go to https://inreview.blog/2018/06/13/jumanji-2017-jungle-2-jungle/ — Mitchell Chapman, InReview Owner and Editor I remember hearing about this movie and seeing the promotional stuff for it. It looked okay; another reboot that modernized the source material. But while watching … Continue reading Welcome to the Reboot | ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’ Review

Today’s Tom Sawyer, Real Nice Guy | ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review

The summer blockbuster season is wrapping up. And before we know it, Award season will be around the corner. But despite having another couple months before film journalism focuses on movies vying for Academy Award nominations, there are many films that have the feeling of what Oscar voters would find appealing. The movie follows Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a man with Down Syndrome who’s forced to … Continue reading Today’s Tom Sawyer, Real Nice Guy | ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Review

A slow start to a promising anthology | ‘The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan’ Review

Recently, Supermassive Games, developers of the masterful “Until Dawn”, released their next award winning hopeful “Man of Medan.” This single selection is meant to be the first of a six part anthology, where the company will release a new game every six months. Continue reading “A slow start to a promising anthology | ‘The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan’ Review”

Mitch’s 2019 Movie Catch-Up Part 2 | Reviews In Brief

As promised, here’s Part 2 of my movie catch-up post of all the films I saw in 2019 that I wanted to talk about but felt didn’t warrant full-length reviews. Theatrical Releases ‘Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film. Oh boy. This film has gained some infamy for its portrayals of the Manson murders and Bruce Lee (Mike Moh), and some notoriety … Continue reading Mitch’s 2019 Movie Catch-Up Part 2 | Reviews In Brief

I Choose ‘Not’ | ‘Ready or Not’ Review

Well, they finally did it. We finally have a Hide and Seek movie. In theaters. That’s R-Rated.  Man, have we scraped the bottom of the barrel.  “Ready or Not” focuses on a young woman named Grace (Samara Weaving) who marries into the wealthy Le Domas family, who have a bizarre ritual for everyone that marries into the family. Before they’re officially a part of the … Continue reading I Choose ‘Not’ | ‘Ready or Not’ Review

Moving Past Nostalgia | ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ Review

Revival explores abundance of reboots Reboots have been quite the rage this past decade; while nothing new to entertainment, the 2010s have been abundant with reboots and revivals of relics from the 80s and 90s. Shows like “Fuller House” and “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” have found home not only in the hearts of nostalgic fans, but also on Netflix. And now, the … Continue reading Moving Past Nostalgia | ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ Review

Best of 2019… So Far | Staff Picks

With 2019 more than half way over, we decided to select our best movies and video games picks of 2019… so far. Best Movies ‘Toy Story 4’ Full review “Toy Story 4” is a film no one asked for and could’ve easily been a soulless sequel in the same vein as “Cars 2” and “The Incredibles 2,” but it managed to tell a story unique … Continue reading Best of 2019… So Far | Staff Picks

Sony will not be fine producing Spider-Man movies without Kevin Feige and Marvel | Column from the Editor

According to Deadline, Kevin Feige’s involvement in future Sony Spider-Man movies may come to an end, as well as their sharing of the character with Marvel.  The breakup comes allegedly after Marvel/Disney demanded that they enter a 50/50 co-financing arrangement, most likely brought on by the fact that the most recent Spider-Man film broke $1 billion at the box office to become Sony’s most profitable … Continue reading Sony will not be fine producing Spider-Man movies without Kevin Feige and Marvel | Column from the Editor

Not So Good | ‘Good Boys’ Review

In my 2019 Movie Catch-Up post, I ragged on how reviewers just don’t seem to like comedies these days, most notably in the cases of “Stuber” and “Shaft,” two superb comedies that got the short end of the aggregate stick. Gene Stupnitsky’s adolescent comedy “Good Boys” is the complete opposite, sitting atop an 80 percent fresh Rotten Tomatoes score that I feel like is wholly … Continue reading Not So Good | ‘Good Boys’ Review