The Dark Tower series is Stephen King’s magnum opus but unlike the unique and complex story told in the eight novels, the movie version strips everything to the bone for an incredibly generic “stop the end of the world” action movie.
Coming off John Wick, David Leitch directs the Cold War thriller Atomic Blonde with Charlize Theron kicking ass and looking stylish but, unfortunately, the movie is not exactly what was advertised.
Unrestrained by studio interference, Luc Besson’s imagination is fully unleashed in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets but unfortunately the plotting and acting don’t live up to the stunning visuals.
Edgar Wright is finally back after closing out the Cornetto Trilogy with the musically charged crime/heist movie Baby Driver, where Ansel Elgort plays getaway driver Baby who uses music to both drown out his tinnitus and drive with pinpoint accuracy.
The first movie of Universal’s “Dark Universe” has arrived with The Mummy and Joe has his take on whether or not it gets the new Universal Monsters world off on the right foot.
After two messy (but still interesting, at least to us) DC Extended Universe movies last year, 2017 gets off on much more solid footing with the fantastic solo Wonder Woman movie, as the perfectly cast and bad ass Gal Gadot as Diana heads to World War I to hunt down Ares, the God of War, with American agent Steve Trevor (Chris Pine)
Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back for another adventure, this time teaming up with Will and Elizabeth Turner’s son Henry (Brenton Thwaites) to find Poseidon’s Trident, which could free Will from the Flying Dutchman and save Jack from the ghostly vengeance of Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem)
Alien: Covenant offers up a solid entry in the Alien franchise but doesn’t really follow through on any of the mythology or questions raised in Prometheus, especially in regard to the Engineers.
Charlie Hunnam is the latest actor taking on the role of King Arthur, except this time he’s a cocky, street smart thief who must learn to wield Excalibur to free Camelot from the control of his evil uncle Vortigern in Guy Ritchie’s take on Arthurian legend, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
Zach and Joe give their thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and whether it lives up to, or possibly surpasses, the first movie.