Movie Reviews

A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Crisis” (2021)

I have been waiting nine long years (nearly a decade!) to see the second feature film from producer, writer and director Nicholas Jarecki. His first film “Arbitrage”, was one of 2012’s top ten films of the year. It’s a superb and intelligent thriller that left you thinking about it days after. Led by a career best performance by Richard Gere, …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Boss Level” (2021)

In 1993, the now beloved Bill Murray comedy “Groundhog Day” set a path for future movies to use the premise of reliving the same day over and over again.  It was done to successful results in “Happy Death Day 1 & 2” and Tom Cruise’s “Edge Of Tomorrow”, who both put the “Groundhog Day” time loop gimmick to use in sending …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Coming 2 America” (2021)

There is a scene about halfway through the 33 year too late “Coming 2 America”, the sequel to the Eddie Murphy classic from 1988. In the scene, Price Akeem’s (Eddie Murphy) son Lavelle is in conversation with a girl. They talk about movies in America and our obsession with superhero movies, remakes and sequels. Lavelle proceeds to ask her “Why …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews – The Spongebob Squarepants Movie: Sponge On The Run (2020)

You gotta hand it to Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures (who owns “Spongebob Squarepants”) for their long and successful run about a four foot sponge “who lives in a pineapple under the sea”. After just recently completing it’s thirteenth season, we still haven’t discovered the secret formula to the delicious Krabby Patties but the show has received an impressive number of …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Fatale” (2020)

You got to hand it to producer and director Deon Taylor who has been churning out a steady flow of films lately. Despite receiving mixed reviews for his efforts he has made some standout ones, most notably with “Traffik” (2018) and “Black & Blue” (2019) as his best films to date. Taylor is already back at it after releasing two …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The World To Come” (2021)

Here is the second film within months after the release of Kate Winslet’s “Ammonite” that we get another tale of lesbian love set in the 19th-century. Directed by Norwegian filmmaker Mona Fastvold,“The World to Come” has two powerful and spectacular performances from the films leading ladies Vanessa Kirby (“Mission Impossible: Fallout”) and Katherine Waterston (“Alien Covenant”).  It came as a …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Tom & Jerry” (2021)

Movies like Warner Bros “Tom & Jerry”, is about nostalgia. It runs on it and relies on it, especially since the grayed mishap prone feline and his resourceful but adorable rodent prey have entertained us for 81 years. Not only does it give us older generation that nostalgic feeling, it will surely bring “Tom & Jerry” into the homes of …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Monster Hunter” (2020)

Paul W.S. Anderson may not be the master of video game adaptations, but it’s what he knows best and he certainly deserves credit for trying. Anderson has spent a good portion of his career directing movies based on video games that includes the 1995 “Mortal Kombat” movie. His career got the most popularity for working with his wife and muse, …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “SuperNova” (2021)

I know what some of you may be thinking. Is this a looking back review of the 2000 James Spader sci-fi space film “Supernova”? Thankfully to most, I’m not here to talk about the Walter Hill and James Spader classic (I’m kidding about it being a classic. Or am I?). This one is a human drama starring career best performances …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Music” (2021)

In 2014, “Dance Moms” reality star Maddie Ziegler rose to a whole new level of fame after starring in the music video for nine time Grammy nominee Sia‘s critically acclaimed hit song, “Chandelier”. Since then, the teenager’s career has continued to soar with her appearing in films, television, concerts, covering fashion magazines and even releasing her own memoir, “The Maddie …

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