Movie Reviews

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Is Avatar (2009) Overrated?

September 8, 2022

Avatar 2 is coming out this year so I decided to rewatch the first one and see how it holds up. I remember really loving it in the theaters, but I felt very outnumbered by the lackluster response. It seemed to me, from what I heard from friends and the internet in general, is that […]

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Top Gun: Maverick VS. Top Gun: The Second Mission (NES)

June 2, 2022

Top Gun: Maverick is finally here after years of waiting, so how does it stack up against the other Top Gun 2? You know, Top Gun: The Second Mission for the NES! Which is better? The game? Or the movie? That’s the battle we’re going to settle today! Top Gun: Maverick is directed by Joseph […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Review

April 15, 2022

I just saw Sonic 2 in theaters, so what did I think? Going back to the Sega Genesis, Sonic 2 was always my favorite game for the console even though I was more of a Nintendo kid. With Tails showing up at the end of the first movie, I was expecting more queues from the […]

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The Batman Review

March 9, 2022

The Batman is finally out, so how does it hold up against other Batman films? Find out what I thought in my full spoiler free review! Director Matt Reeves (Dawn and War for the Planet of the Apes) brings The Caped Crusader back to the big screen with a much darker take on the source […]

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Review and Passing The Torch

February 9, 2022

You asked for it, so here is my review of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”! After over 30 years, we finally have a sequel to the 1984 and 1989 Ghostbusters, with Jason Reitman (the son of the first two films’ director Ivan Reitman) taking the reins. Starring a new cast of characters including McKenna Grace as Egon Spengler’s […]

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James Reviews the Rocky IV Director’s Cut

November 26, 2021

James reviews the new cut of Rocky IV called “Rocky VS. Drago.” Stallone has finally been given the green light by MGM to re-edit this film from 35 years ago. In the original film. after reclaiming the boxing championship title, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) plans to retire and live with his wife, Adrian (Talia Shire). […]

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The Weirdest Concert Film – Led Zeppelin’s “The Song Remains the Same”

June 25, 2021

Here is my review of the movie “The Song Remains the Same”, the 1976 concert film featuring legendary rock band Led Zeppelin! The filming took place during the summer of 1973, during three nights of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, with additional footage shot at Shepperton Studios. The film premiered three […]

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My Thoughts on Mortal Kombat 2021

April 27, 2021

Mortal Kombat 2021 is finally here, so here’s my review. Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions to take on the enemies from […]

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Review (with Corey Taylor)

April 16, 2021

I sat down with Corey Taylor (from the bands Slipknot and Stone Sour) to talk about one of his favorite’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Fear and Loathing is a 1998 American adventure comedy-drama film adapted from Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 novel of the same name. It was co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, […]

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Robocop Review

November 6, 2020

Today James reviews Robocop. The movie takes place in a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit. An evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) […]

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Review

August 11, 2020

Here’s my review of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre from 1948. In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the Sierra Madre mountains to find gold. Although they discover treasure, they also find […]

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The Vindicator (1986) Review

May 10, 2011

In this Classic movie review, James looks at 1986’s The Vindicator! It’s a schlocky sci-fi horror version of Frankenstein with a Cyborg in place of the traditional Monster, while also trying to cash-in on The Terminator. It was even originally called Frankentstein 1988! Edited by Mike Matei.

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Santa Claus (1959) Review

December 23, 2008

A Classic Christmas movie review from Cinemassacre’s Holiday Cult Classics, it’s James’ review of the Mexican cult classic: Santa Claus (1959) AKA Santa Claus vs. The Devil!