Category Archives: Reviews # – M

Film reviews where the movie title starts with a number to the letter M.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

  Released: May 5, 2017. Directed by: James Gunn. Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Runtime: 2h 16 min. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 manages to be as fun and original as its predecessor. It feels fresh as … Continue reading

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The Circle (2017)

The Circle. Released: April 28, 2017. Directed by: James Ponsoldt. Starring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega. Runtime: 1h 50 min.  The Circle is a familiar and generic corporate thriller about the dark side of technology, but it’s disappointing because it … Continue reading

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Logan (2017)

Released: March 3, 2017. Directed by: James Mangold. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen. Runtime: 2h 21 min. In 2016, Deadpool really started to push the limits of the superhero subgenre, but with Logan, director James Mangold takes the … Continue reading

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Free Fire (2017)

  Released: April 21, 2017. Directed by: Ben Wheatley. Starring: Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson. Runtime: 1hr. 30 min. I actually saw this at the Toronto International Film Festival last year (on Sept. 9, 2016), and this is a revised review … Continue reading

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The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Released: April 14, 2017. Directed by: F. Gary Gray. Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron. Runtime: 2h 16 min. After being a series primarily about street racing, The Fast and the Furious franchise is now a different beast entirely … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Released: March 31, 2017. Directed by: Rupert Sanders. Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano. Runtime: 1h 47 min. In a futuristic world that’s trying to advance technology even further, Hanka Robotics takes a woman horribly injured in a car … Continue reading

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Going in Style (2017)

  Released: April 7, 2017. Directed by: Zach Braff. Starring: Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin. Runtime: 1h 36 min.  Joe (Michael Caine), Willy (Morgan Freeman) and Albert (Alan Arkin) are retired, lifelong friends who are losing their pension after … Continue reading

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