…fall in line

At this point, most action flick fans know what to expect from the “Mission: Impossible” series — daring stunts, incredible chase scenes, and Tom Cruise. So it probably won’t surprise you that the latest entry, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” definitely checks all of the expected boxes. It’s the perfect kind of popcorn-fare for the end…

…kill it

As our “hero” states in his opening voiceover, “Deadpool 2” is a family movie. And I have to say, he’s absolutely right. Seriously. Okay, not so much in the traditional sense…please, dear god, do not bring the children…but in the sense that it is about a family. Yes, they have problems. Yes, they have enemies. But…

…wrack and ruin

Crusaders, it’s occurred to me that as we enter the summer blockbuster season, now is the perfect time to refresh our memories on proper summer movie (and all movies for that matter) etiquette. This first venture into the new cinematic season has brought to light a particular film fan faux pas…

…do or dye

The format of “Atomic Blonde” is familiar enough. We open in 1989 Berlin, right in the middle of the Cold War, and just barely ahead of the fall of the Wall…and smack dab on top of the premise of countless spy thrillers. Cut to chase scene ending in a British operative being taken out. Cue…

…shift gears

As is quite often the case, this summer of blockbusters is full of sequels, but not just sequels, sequels coming off of sequels we’d rather forget. Earlier this summer we saw a valiant effort made by “Pirates of the Caribbean” to erase its fourth installment from its story arc, and this week brings us another…