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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews Presents: Unicorn Store

BRIE LARSON’S PERFORMANCE AND DIRECTORIAL DEBUT IN NETFLIX’S ORIGINAL FILM “UNICORN STORE” IS WHIMSY AND AS MAGICAL AS THE MYSTICAL ANIMAL ITSELF After winning an Academy Award for her performance in 2015’s “Room”, Brie Larson had a career that could go anywhere. Larson has been acting since she was seven years old and it’s obvious by her performances that she …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Ash Is Purest White

“ASH IS PUREST WHITE” IS COMPARED BEST TO SERGIO LEONE’S “ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA”. IT’S A TRANSCENDING SUPERB MOTION PICTURE EPIC THAT SPANS 17 YEARS.  I am not familiar with the work of Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke. His legacy is well known to both Chinese and American audiences, Zhangke is recognized as a distinguished leading Chinese filmmaker and …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews Presents: “Dumbo” (2019)

VISUAL EXTRAORDINAIRE TIM BURTON MIXES ART DECO, THE GREAT GATSBY AND THE GREATEST SHOWMAN TO PROVE THAT A LIVE ACTION VERSION OF “DUMBO” CAN FLY JUST AS HIGH AS THE CHARACTER HIMSELF If you think back to 1994 Disney started their animation to live action conversion trend with Jason Scott Lee in Stephen Sommer’s (“The Mummy”) adventure “The Jungle Book”. …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews Presents: Shazam!

SHAZAM! DC JUST GAVE ME ANOTHER REASON TO WHY I LOVE GOING TO THE MOVIES If both the “Wonder Woman” and “Aquaman” movies gave DC Comics their first big-screen opportunity to distance themselves away from the grey color palette of the Zack Snyder movies “Man Of Steel”, “Batman V Superman” and “Justice League”. Director David F. Sandberg (“Annabelle: Creation” and …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews Presents: Us

JORDAN PEELE GIVES “US” WHAT IS ALREADY ONE OF THE YEARS BEST FILMS IN HIS INSANELY CREATIVE SOPHOMORE WRITER & DIRECTOR EFFORT “Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will bring evil upon them, which they shall not be able to escape; and though they shall cry unto me, I will not hearken unto them”. (Jeremiah 11:11) If you don’t know …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews Presents: Captive State

WRITER/DIRECTOR RUPERT WYATT’S BIG IDEAS MISSES THE MARK AND LEAVES YOU IN A LESS THAN “CAPTIVE STATE” Rupert Wyatt makes his third feature following his underrated remake “The Gambler” starring Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson. Best known for his work as a director on his big screen debut “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes”. The first film that starred …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Five Feet Apart

HALEY LU RICHARDSON AND COLE SPROUSE PROVE THAT LOVE AND A BOX OF KLEENEX NEVER HAVE TO BE “FIVE FEET APART”  If you’ve seen one of those “I’m sick, I love you but we can’t be together” movies then you’ve probably seen them all. That includes the newest tearjerker “Five Feet Apart”. This genre of romance has been a perennial …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Wonder Park

“WONDER PARK” SUBMERGES YOU VISUALLY IN A POOL OF CAPTAIN CRUNCH BERRIES, BUT THE THEMES GO TO DEEP EMOTIONAL PLACES.  Splendiferous is a word that is used so often In Paramount Pictures animated “Wonder Park”, that if you took a shot everytime it is said. You could douse a whole bottle of Vodka. The big question is, is it Splendiferous? …

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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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