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My Top 5 Best Films of 2017

For my original reviews, click on the film’s title. I’ve only included 2017 films I’ve seen in the theater, but I will give an honorable mention to “Get Out.” I watched it at home on a laptop, but I think it could’ve been enhanced enough by seeing in on the big screen to have taken… Read More »

My Top 5 Best Films of 2016

5. Suicide Squad–Fun characters, solid concept and a perfect Harley Quinn. But, corny villain, uninspired fight scenes and a hit-and-miss take on The Joker don’t do the film any favors. (This will be an unpopular choice. I was ready to put “Batman v Superman” here, but changed my mind. I love what they did with… Read More »

My Top 5 Best Films of 2015

Ant-Man– Things start off slow and it takes a while for the audience to catch up to what’s going on. But some cool action and some great humor make a fun film.   Straight Outta Compton– Engaging story with solid acting. But, the film is about NWA, so when they break up, the film doesn’t… Read More »

Top 5 Best Films of 2014

The Equalizer– A strong performance by Denzel overcomes a cliché plot and weak villain. Plenty of brutal action, once the slow-paced start of the film is over.   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Great effects work and mo-cap, but weak human characters and a flimsy plot.   X-Men: Days of Future Past–… Read More »

My top 5 best films of 2013

5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug– A bit long, but I was once again transported to Middle Earth. 4. Thor: The Dark World –Hemsworth and Hiddleson once again make every scene they’re in fun to watch. Everybody else just helps move things along. Fun movie, but a bit too jokey and a bit too… Read More »