Movie Review- Captain Marvel

Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel debuts as a standalone film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, set years before the events of the first Iron Man film. Because of the main star’s grandstanding, I honestly went into this film with low expectations but found myself pleasantly surprised. Do not worry, there…

Movie Review- The Standoff At Sparrow Creek

Directed and written by Henry Dunham, The Standoff At Sparrow Creek is produced by Cinestate and distributed by RLJ Entertainment. It saw a limited release in 2018 and a wider release in 2019. Ex-cop-turned-militia member Gannon (James Badge Dale) returns to his trailer after a day of hunting, when suddenly he hears gunfire. After turning on his…

Movie Review- Close

Close is an action thriller directed by Vicky Jewson that proves Netflix can release an original that really stands out. Sam Carlson (Noomi Rapace) is a veteran and security expert and one of the best. Her next assignment is a troubled heir name Zoe Tanner (Sophie Nélisse), who inherited a big portion of her father’s…

Movie Review- The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh is a Netflix original movie directed and written by Greg Pritikin. While it is billed and advertised as a comedy, it seems to be more about the entertainment industry than an exercise as a comedy film. Al Hart (Chevy Chase) is a retiring celebrity agent looking who feels he still has some…

Movie Review- Io

Directed by Jonathan Helpert, Io (or IO depending on who you ask) is a 2019 post-apocalyptic Netflix original film. It is written by Clay Jeter and Charles Spano with music by Alex Belcher. In a dystopian future, the Earth’s atmosphere has become toxic, forcing humanity to flee to Jupiter’s moon Io where they are preparing to go…