‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Review: Going all the way for the laughs

MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU (2022) ReviewDirected by Kyle Balda The Despicable Me franchise is like a love-hate relationship, there’s always hope for an installment to be good… or at least fun. But Minions: The Rise of Gru ups its comedy in a way I didn’t expected. Honestly, the only Despicable Me movie I remember …

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Review: Entertaining but not satisfying

JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION (2022) ReviewDirected by Colin Tevorrow It looks and feels like the Jurassic franchise has ran out of ideas. Jurassic World Dominion knows how to entertain. It knows how to build big action sequences but you’re sometimes wondering, what’s the point? Where is this heading? Does this mean something to the story? It’s …

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Review: Surpasses its predecessor with flying colors

TOP GUN: MAVERICK (2022) ReviewDirected by Joseph Kosinski There is nothing more glorious than a beloved classic being honored in the best way possible: continuing the emotional journey of its main character and giving him the spotlight to showcase what he has left to offer, and in this case, way more than you can imagine. …

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Review: Marvel goes a little unconventional

DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (2022) ReviewDirected by Sam Raimi What I first noticed while watching Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is that the film doesn’t have the Marvel texture. It looks and feels more of a Sam Raimi movie and that’s fantastic! Fantastic because I, myself, admit that most Marvel …

‘The Bad Guys’ Review: Fun animated film with lots of twists and turns

THE BAD GUYS (2022) ReviewDirected by Pierre Perifel Honestly, at first I was having doubts whether I feel like I’m going to enjoy The Bad Guys or not. Its macho appeal did not attract me at first but the visuals, the personalities of the characters are just too engaging you’re unaware you’re already glued to …

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Review: Still short on magic

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE (2022) ReviewDirected by David Yates I’m probably one of those who liked The Crimes of Grindelwald more than the first Fantastic Beasts movie. Because the first one felt like it was still finding its identity while the second one found it and chose to be darker. But The Secrets …