Movie Review: ‘SKYSCRAPER’ – in burning buildings, there’s always time for a hug

July 11th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic SKYSCRAPER Rated PG-13 102 minutes Director: Rawson Marshall-Thurber Starring: Dwanye Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han and Roland Moller When it comes to Dwayne Johnson, what you see is what you get. His films for the better part of a decade have been unsurprising pieces of filmmaking that just simply ask the audience to leave happy -- but what’s wrong that? Certainly nothing, because this is an age where need “nice” ...


Movie Review: ‘THE FIRST PURGE’ – what is this kibble?

July 4th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic THE FIRST PURGE Rated R, 97 minutes Director: Gerard McMurray  Starring: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Marissa Tomei  It's simple. There’s nothing left to say about THE PURGE movies.  Where once was a deranged world looking to be explored in the same fashion as MAD MAX is now a platform for movie-goers to scratch their itch for grisly violence. The first film (not to be confused with this film's title), THE ...


Movie Review: ‘UNCLE DREW’ catches you off guard with its light-hearted fun

June 29th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic UNCLE DREW Rated PG-13, 103 minutes. Director: Charles Stone III Starring: Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, Lisa Leslie, Erica Ash, Tiffany Haddish and Nick Kroll Back in 2012, Pepsi wanted an athlete to help promote their new Pepsi Max drink, and wound up striking gold. Kyrie Irving, fresh off his rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, began a ...