Bryce Dallas Howard

Movie Review -- 'Rocketman' is a Masterful and Wonderfully Unique Biopic of Elton John

Way back when I reviewed 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody, I mentioned how behind-the-scenes drama during the production of that film resulted in Rocketman’s director, Dexter Fletcher, taking over for Bryan Singer uncredited. Considering Bohemian Rhapsody was an enjoyable but confused and unambitious rock biopic, I was interested to see Fletcher’s Rocketman to see how well he took on telling a tale about a brilliant musician who rises to fame, falls onto bad times, and deals with hiding themselves from a world not quite ready for who they really are.

The answer, as it turns out, is way,...

Movie Review -- 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' is a Dinosaur Disaster

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is just short of a flat out failure -- it’s only marginally better than Jurassic Park III, which is an awful, awful film. Even despite this, lock in this fifth chapter to rake in out of this world profits. 

This movie will be adored by domestic audiences and is almost definitely a not-soon-to-be-extinct franchise. After the screening I attended earlier this week, the audience clapped and cheered once the credits rolled — walking out, everyone was buzzing and chatting with praise of the film. Given my knowledge of American audiences,...

Movie Review - 'Gold' Fools Everyone with Sloppy Storytelling

If you take a 1000-piece puzzle, put it in front of a small child and watch said child put it together for two hours, that’s what it’s like to watch the movie Gold. It’s not too often I see a movie starring big name actors like Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Edgar Ramirez that is horribly pieced together and where the storytelling fails at almost every turn. And that’s a shame because Gold is on my list of most anticipated movies of 2017 and that anticipation died at the end credits. While McConaughey fully commits to the role, gaining weight, putting on fake teeth and...