Tag Archives: The Rock

Movie Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

A fun movie that shows potential at times to be great, but never rises to the occasion. The premise/plot is solid and a nice modern twist on the first “Jumanji” film. The execution falters pretty early on as it doesn’t really feel like the characters are advancing through a video game. It’s more like they… Read More »

Movie Review: The Fate of the Furious

A fun film that can only be enjoyed by ignoring the impossibility of the action sequences and the huge plot holes. The strongest aspect of this film, and the franchise as a whole, is the cast. They have fantastic chemistry. The banter between them is funny, with Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese having some of the best… Read More »

Movie Review: San Andreas

Entertaining for what it is: A big-budget disaster movie. The movie suffers from sticking with all the clichés from this genre, including the done-to-death estranged couple forced back together during a natural disaster, narrow escapes and annoying characters getting their comeuppance. Fortunately, most of this is toned down a bit and there is an effort… Read More »

Movie Review: Furious 7

Over-the-top action that defies logic and physics keeps the adrenaline pumping, while a touching sendoff may leave you in tears. Like the previous “Fast & Furious” films, there’s no shortage of action and carnage. Most of this involves fast cars doing the impossible, but there are some entertaining hand-to-hand fights as well. The plot here… Read More »

Movie Review: Fast & Furious 6

Enjoyable, but nothing special. The story is fairly straightforward, despite the plot twists and the improbability of it all. There are a few good action sequences, but they are all so over the top that it’s almost unintentionally funny. The final action takes place at night, which makes it difficult to see what’s going on… Read More »

Movie Review: G.I. Joe: Retalliation (3D)

About what I expected: Entertaining action movie without a lot of substance. The story here isn’t too bad actually. They move things forward nicely from where they left off at the end of the first movie, streamlining things quite a bit. While the “Cobra tires to conquer the world with WMDs” was used once before,… Read More »