REVIEW: The Gentlemen (2020)

The Gentlemen has always been a bittersweet prospect for me because it meant director Guy Ritchie would not return to helm the proposed third installment of his Sherlock Holmes series. Despite this, I was excited to see one of my favorite directors return to his roots after big-budget films like King Arthur: Legend of the …

Spenser Confidential Trailer Brings the Famous PI to Netflix

It’s time to break out the Scotch as one of the greatest PIs of all time is about to return to the screen courtesy of Netflix in Spenser Confidential. The film, directed by Peter Berg, is based on author Ace Atkins’ novel Wonderland, which continues the adventures of Robert B. Parker’s long-running detective Spenser. Featuring …

REVIEW: Bad Boys For Life (2020)

Bad Boys For Life picks up years after the previous film in the series. Mike and Marcus are still Bad Boys, but Marcus is starting to feel his mortality and wants to retire to be around for his newly born grandchild. But when a figure from Mike’s past comes back to haunt him, the Bad …

Going Back to Baker Street with Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Growing up, the only versions of Sherlock Holmes I enjoyed were a parody with the Chipmunks, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, and, to a lesser extent, the Sherlock Holmes episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation featuring Data and Geordi LaForge as Holmes and Watson, respectively.  So when I discovered that Guy Ritchie was …

Peter Sarsgaard Joins The Batman

Peter Sarsgaard is about to go from fighting Hal Jordan to Bruce Wayne. The Green Lantern star has signed on to director Matt Reeves’ take on the denizens of Gotham City, The Batman. There isn’t any concrete news on who he is set to play, but he is rumored to portray District Attorney Harvey Dent, …

REVIEW: The Irishman (2019)

Since the 1930s, the gangster has permeated cinema and given birth to some of the defining characters of the medium over the years, inspiring debate from fans and critics alike (including this reviewer’s thesis). From Edward G. Robinson’s Caesar Enrico Bandello in 1931’s Little Caesar to Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro’s Don Vito Corleone …