Baby Driver

Here comes “Baby Driver,” an action comedy that’s wildly entertaining. It has everything neither “Transformers: the Last Knight” nor “The Mummy” have: a fresh script, colorful characters, first-rate action scenes, and laughs all around. Ansel Elgort gives his best performance… Read More ›

The Mummy (2017)

I haven’t seen the Brendan Fraser movies in a long time, but some moments stuck with me; I’ve just watched the 1932 “Mummy,” and Boris Karloff was both creepy and riveting; and I used to ride on the “Revenge of… Read More ›

Wonder Woman

Last year, I voted “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” the worst superhero movie of the year. One of my many reasons is that I was not all that impressed with Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman intro. I felt her story… Read More ›


Pretty much the only entertaining movies based on classic TV shows are “Starsky and Hutch” and the “21 Jump Street” movies, whereas some (I won’t point out any names) are either mean-spirited or reckless. That’s the case with “Baywatch,” which… Read More ›

Alien: Covenant

In my review of last March’s alien bomb “Life,” I predicted Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” would be more entertaining, and I was right. In fact, it’s more entertaining than Scott’s predecessor “Prometheus.” This sequel of the prequel to the “Alien”… Read More ›

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Director Guy Ritchie has made entertaining movies, including “Snatch,” “Sherlock Holmes,” and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” but “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is not among them. It’s more of a goofy romp with fine acting (Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou,… Read More ›

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