Movie Man

The Wasp helps Marvel look at its feminine side

When moviegoers think of one of the 20 Marvel movies, Ant-Man does not leap to mind first. But, like the others, it was successful –...

Extended TV commercial can’t score enough

Don’t you hate it when you go into a movie thinking it’s going to be fun and it’s not? That seems to be happening...

Latest Jurassic World not a monster movie

The long-awaited sequel to Jurassic World (2015, Movie Man 1144, 7) has arrived. Once again, a sequel falls short of the original. About the film Jurassic World...

Horror movie doesn’t live up to its dreaded hype

Since the advent of the internet and social media, hype around a movie has become commonplace. So, here’s another film, Hereditary, that has been lauded...

Off the radar horror/sci-fi worth seeking out

The Movie Man, like you, had not heard much about the movie Upgrade. Genre fans had been aware of it, but, like so many Blumhouse...

The latest movie in the Star Wars saga crashes

Now that there’s a slew of Star Wars-themed movies in the Disney pipeline, eventually a stinker is going to arrive. (Well, some would say the...

It’s more of the same with Deadpool 2 and that’s OK

The first one was a surprise and the second one is pretty much just like it. That’s Deadpool in a nutshell – emphasis on the...

Back-to-school movie gets an F all the way around

Sometimes the Movie Man, like you, runs into a double whammy: A movie with an actor you like tanks and you can tell right...

Pencil in your summer moviegoing slate right now

Here’s where the Movie Man is headed the next four months – and you can follow along to compare and contrast. May 11 – The Movie...

Infinity Wars lives up to the hype

With the wealth of quality movies before it, Marvel had set the bar high for Avengers Infinity War. Anticipation was high as presales and internet...
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