Movie Reviews

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #329: Detroit

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Kathryn Bigelow brings her documentary-style directing to the streets of 1967 Detroit.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:04) Film Discussion
(00:22:51) Final Rating
(00:26:05) Film Recommendations

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #327: The Dark Tower

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Stephen King adaptations are hit or miss, so does The Dark Tower crumble and fall, or is it alright(x3)?

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:06) Film Discussion
(00:24:05) Final Rating
(00:27:11) Film Recommendations
(00:32:17) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #326: Atomic Blonde

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David Leitch co-directed John Wick, and now gets in touch with his feminine side, sorta, with Atomic Blonde.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:04) Film Discussion
(00:23:42) Final Rating
(00:25:55) Film Recommendations
(00:28:12) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #324: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

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Two reviews this week! We also review Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (and subplots).

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:05) Film Discussion
(00:25:32) Final Rating
(00:31:07) Film Recommendations

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #322: War for the Planet of the Apes

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Rise. Dawn. War. Do these Planet of the Apes titles make sense? Not very much. The movies themselves, however, have snuck their way among the great trilogies of film. We review the latest Matt Reeves’ Apes film, War for the Planet of the Apes.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:42) Film Discussion
(00:26:34) Final Rating
(00:29:52) Film Recommendations
(00:32:25) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #321: Spider-Man: Homecoming

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3 franchises, 6 films, and this is where we are. Tom Holland showcased his capabilities in the role of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, but now he’s asked to carry a film on his Spider-Shoulders on his own (with a little help from Tony Stark).

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:02:10) Film Discussion
(00:32:47) Final Rating
(00:36:22) Film Recommendations
(00:39:07) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #320: Baby Driver

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Edgar Wright has tackled zombies, buddy-cop action, alien apocalypse, and video game manga, but how does he fare with a good ol’ fashioned car chase? Strap in, go for a ride, other car references!

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:15) Film Discussion
(00:21:41) Final Rating
(00:25:07) Film Recommendations

 

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #318: The Book of Henry

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In between Jurassic World and Star Wars Episode 9, Colin Trevorrow gives us The Book of Henry. A movie more unrealistic than any of his other films.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:02:16) Film Discussion
(00:20:01) Final Rating
(00:21:22) Film Recommendations
(00:22:41) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #316: The Mummy

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Tom Cruise runs again, this time from The Mummy.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:00:56) Film Discussion
(00:22:41) Final Rating
(00:25:52) Film Recommendations
(00:29:22) Spoiler Talk