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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: The Vanishing (2019)

GERARD BUTLER DESCENDS INTO MADNESS IN THE BASED ON A TRUE STORY THRILLER “THE VANISHING” Gerard Butler isn’t a name that draws much confidence because of his supposed less than stellar script choices. As for me, I have no problem with Gerard nor his movies (well ok “P.S. I Love You” was a disaster). Getting his real big break and …

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A-Ron’s Film Reviews: Triple Frontier

WRITER/DIRECTOR JC CHANDOR IS ON A 4 FILM WINNING STREAK, AS HE DIRECTS HIS 4TH FILM THE MACHO ACTIONER “TRIPLE FRONTIER”.  Within the last 8 years and only three films under his belt. Writer and director JC Chandor, has made a name for himself and has earned the ranks to becoming one of my favorite filmmakers. His first film in …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Captain Marvel

BRIE LARSON WILL LEAVE HEARTS IN YOUR EYES, IN THE MARVEL-OUS “CAPTAIN MARVEL” Come this October expect a lot of young girls to be dressing up as “Captain Marvel”. I’m of the opposite sex and even I want to be her. You can thank star Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Best Actress for “Room”) and indie filmmakers Anna Boden and …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: The Favourite

AN 18TH CENTURY DARK DRAMEDY THAT PROVES OLIVIA COLEMAN IS NOT THE ONLY GREAT THING IN YORGOS LANTHIMOS “THE FAVOURITE”.  Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos likes to delve into themes of sex, love, friendship, violence (both physically and mentally) and family. His newest film “The Favourite”, that was up for 10 Oscars (including Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actress Emma Stone and …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: How To Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World

“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD” IS A BEAUTIFUL AND POIGNANT CONCLUSION TO ONE OF THE BEST FILM TRILOGIES  Within the past two weeks was the first time I had ever seen “How To Train Your Dragon 1 & 2”. First released in 2010 and 2014, the trailers I had seen for the film never appealed to me …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Robin Hood (2018)

YOU BET YOUR SWEET ARROW! “ROBIN HOOD” IS A HEIGHTENED VIOLENT MEDIEVAL RIP-ROARING ADVENTURE.  “Robin Hood” is a tale that is almost literally as old as time. The earliest illustrations of “Robin Hood”, the mythical folklore thief who stole from the rich and gave to the poor, dates back from the 13th or 14th century. The character has benefited from …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Isn’t It Romantic

“ISN’T IT ROMANTIC” IS “THE LAST ACTION HERO” FOR THE ROMANTIC COMEDY AND IT WILL LEAVE A SMILE ON YOUR FACE The mocking of romantic comedies is nothing new, but the new romantic comedy “Isn’t It Romantic” is for people who both love and hate romantic comedies. If you love them it is a celebration of the genre. If you …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Alita Battle Angel

“ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL” THE MOST JAMES CAMERON FILM NOT DIRECTED BY JAMES CAMERON Films like “Alita: Battle Angel” requires thousands of hands to work together, to create a film of this caliber. It’s easy to see within the films 2 hour running time, that one person in particular had the overpowering hand over the production. That would be mega producer …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Green Book

Peter Farrelly (Yes One Half Of The Farrelly Brothers) Directs His First Drama, “Green Book”. One Of 2018’s Very Best Films.  The title “Green Book” comes from the Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide published from 1936 to 1966. A guide used in the pre-Civil Rights era that provides African American travelers information on hotels, eateries, and more where …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: What Men Want

There Is Nothing Much To Want In Taraji P Henson’s Gender Swapped “What Men Want” I have come to find out that Taraji P Henson may know “What Men Want”, but she didn’t know what I wanted. If she did I wouldn’t have had to sit through the two hours of atrocity that is her newest film “What Men Want”.  …

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