Movie Review

“Joker” Review: Todd Phillips Ushers in a New Era of Auteur-Driven Comic-Book Films With His Gross & Provocative “Joker” [TIFF 2019]

“Joker” Review: Todd Phillips Ushers in a New Era of Auteur-Driven Comic-Book Films With His Gross & Provocative “Joker” [TIFF 2019]

“Joker” utilizes the popularity of the comic book movie platform to deliver a new character story. In a repulsive, vile, and evil exploration of one of comics’ most iconic villains, Phillips changes the lens through which we view films in this genre.

“Knives Out” Review: Rian Johnson’s Wickedly Sharp Murder Mystery Puts a Timely Twist on a Bygone Genre [TIFF 2019]

“Knives Out” Review: Rian Johnson’s Wickedly Sharp Murder Mystery Puts a Timely Twist on a Bygone Genre [TIFF 2019]

Not since “Clue” has there been such a wildly entertaining good old fashioned murder mystery. Rian Johnson breathes new life into a neglected genre with his Agatha Christie inspired throwback offering a timely modern twist on a classic favorite.

Booksmart Review: A Wilde Comedic Ride

Booksmart Review: A Wilde Comedic Ride

At SXSW in March, debutante-director Olivia Wilde addressed the Austin crowd, announcing how she wanted to make Booksmart the next Breakfast Club or Clueless. Something tells me, three decades from now, a budding filmmaker will say she wants to make her film the next Booksmart.

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film ‘Us’ may have faults, but it is no slump

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film ‘Us’ may have faults, but it is no slump

“Peele, much like Serling can deftly create a world of science fiction or horror that shines a dark light on… well… us.”

'Glass' is only Half Full in M. Night Shyamalan's Admirable, but Underwhelming Conclusion to the 'Unbreakable' Trilogy

'Glass' is only Half Full in M. Night Shyamalan's Admirable, but Underwhelming Conclusion to the 'Unbreakable' Trilogy

For all it’s ambition “Glass” is half full offering an underwhelming conclusion to the “Unbreakable Trilogy”.

Widows TIFF Movie Review

Widows TIFF Movie Review

Luckily with Davis at the helm, steering this otherwise sinking ship, you can at least enjoy another powerful performance by this seasoned and award-winning actor.

Green Book TIFF Movie Review

Green Book TIFF Movie Review

The story is really about our shared humanity despite differences, and while these characters do reinforce some stereotypes, it shatters others.

Roma TIFF Movie Review

Roma TIFF Movie Review

Alfonso Cuaron puts forth a beautiful cinematic work of art that will warm your heart only to break it, crashing down with authenticity and sincerity.

First Man TIFF Movie Review

First Man TIFF Movie Review

Damien Chazelle proves his versatility and expert craftsmanship as a filmmaker by blasting off with this exhilarating telling of the Apollo 11 mission.

Mid90s TIFF Movie Review

Mid90s TIFF Movie Review

Mid90s is a fantastic first film for Jonah Hill that depicts the close social bond of 90’s skate culture. 

Life Itself TIFF Movie Review

Life Itself TIFF Movie Review

Life Itself is a deeply personal film in which writer/director Dan Fogelman clearly wears his heart on his sleeve.

Halloween (2018) TIFF Movie Review

Halloween (2018) TIFF Movie Review

After 40 years, David Gordon Green delivers a merciless sequel worthy of the franchise name.

A Star Is Born TIFF Movie Review

A Star Is Born TIFF Movie Review

Cooper, deftly creates intimacy between Jackson and Ally, without which the story would certainly not be as successful. The film sucks you in from the beginning with the roar of a raucous concert audience, the hard beat of the drums on Jackson’s stage, and his hypnotic swagger as he plays for thousands.

Beautiful Boy TIFF Movie Review

Beautiful Boy TIFF Movie Review

Groeningen has delivered an absolute resounding gut punch with devastatingly honest performances from Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet that is sure to resonate with many audience members.

Destroyer TIFF Movie Review

Destroyer TIFF Movie Review

Nicole Kidman gives an unrecognizable tour de force performance in Karyn Kusama’s true crime drama Destroyer

The Predator (2018) TIFF Movie Review

The Predator (2018) TIFF Movie Review

Shane Black’s return to The Predator franchise is a zany improvisational mess that forgets the identity of the past.

Good Time: Of Vice & Men | Movie Review

I'll guarantee you've never seen Robert Pattinson like this before! Griffin reviews the latest indie crime drama Good Time and boy was it just that...a GOOD time. Support Men vs. Movies by shopping on Amazon through our Affiliates links below! Purchase Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 for $19.99!

Logan Lucky: Ocean's Fourteen | Movie Review

Steven Soderbergh is BACK and he's doing what he does best: Heist films. Griffin gives you his review of LOGAN LUCKY and tells you why Daniel Craig as a redneck may be the greatest thing since ...well ever! Purchase the Ocean's Trilogy on Blu-Ray! http://amzn.to/2ieTxUt Purchase Magic Mike on Blu-Ray for $7.99!

Wind River: Hawkeye & Scarlet Witch Solve a Murder | Movie Review

The minds behind Hell or High Water and Sicario return for a murder mystery set in Wyoming starring Jeremy Renner & Elizabeth Olson. Does this film live up to the greatness of the others? Griffin gives you his thoughts! Support Men vs. Movies by purchasing Blu-Rays through our Amazon Affiliates links!

The Dark Tower: More Surface Than Substance | Movie Review

The long awaited adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower is hitting theaters this weekend and Griffin is here to give you his thoughts. Is this just another sub par Stephen King adaptation? Support Men vs. Movies by purchasing Blu-Rays through our Amazon Affiliates links!