by Joe Hammerschmidt In the wake of last year’s recent fictitious boxing drama, Creed, the best possible offshoot of the classic Rocky franchise, this year, coming out around the same time, we’re given a film with
by Joe Hammerschmidt French-Canadian auteur Denis Villeneuve’s style has always struck me as quiet, reserved and a little eccentric. Arrival, his third major studio film expresses all three qualities and wraps it in a neat little
by Joe Hammerschmidt It appears the rough seas are slowly passing for Dreamworks Animation, now with a new owner destined to tap into whatever remaining potential they have left in their expensive rendering servers. Yet the
By Joe Hammerschmidt The lack of Akiva Goldsman’s sophisticated writing style, which made the first two films in Ron Howard’s exploration of Dan Brown’s series of novels focusing on noted Harvard-based symbologist Robert Langdon, is felt almost
By Joe Hammerschmidt Four years ago, Tom Cruise delighted audiences and critics with his portrayal of Lee Child’s legendary literary character Jack Reacher. As the book series has grown in popularity, so too has that 2012
by Joe Hammerschmidt When one thinks of the name Greg Mottola, chances are their go-to would be his breakout hit as a director, 2007’s “Superbad.” Now after five years (three if we’re counting the brilliant Larry David-penned
by Joe Hammerschmidt I had gone into “Certain Women” looking for an escape; almost didn’t go to the screening, since I honestly knew nothing of the film to begin with, or of many of the folks involved.
By: Joseph Hammerschmidt, the KGRG Movie Guy Who is “The Accountant”? More like who is Ben Affleck? Mere months ago, the esteemed actor nearly allowed his credibility to go lapse in portraying a character whose wardrobe eludes