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John’s Review of Avengers: Age of Ultron

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April 30, 2015

Review written and owned by John McGinn Story: 4/5 Acting: 5/5 Directing: 3.5/5 Visuals: 5/5 Overall: 4.5/5 Stars Hawkeye finally gets his solo film in Avengers: Age of Ultron where along with Bruce and Natasha the character steals the film as we learn about the Hawkeye private life, what motivates Clint Barton, and how the… Read More ›

John’s Dragon Blade Review

Review written and owned by John McGinn Have you ever thought what if the two of the greatest civilizations in history in the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty had encountered on another? Well you don’t have to wait any longer for we have it in Jackie Chan’s starred epic Dragon Blade that rivals many… Read More ›

John’s Review of Blackhat

Review written and owned by John McGinn Blackhat could have…no wait it should have been a good if not excellent film. The film dealt with a very timely subject of hackers, cybercrime and cyber terrorism that is a major threat to regular citizens private lives to the worlds vulnerable infrastructures as we with the hacking/virus… Read More ›

John’s Review of The Hunger Games: The Mockingjay Part 1

Review written and owned by John McGinn I did not think I could love Jennifer Lawrence more than I already do. Lawrence seems to be a down to earth person leaving behind all the fakeness the Hollywood brings out in celebrities and people in general, and Lawrence is funny, a great actress as she has… Read More ›

John’s Review of The Prince

Review written and owned by John McGinn Damn what a waste of some pretty good talent with a cast that includes Jason Patric, John Cusack, Rain, Bruce Willis, and to a much lesser extent rapper 50 Cent. Jason Patric stars as the titled “The Prince” or Paul. Paul isn’t a likable character or even a… Read More ›

John’s Review of Lucy

Review written and owned by John McGinn How can a film be witty, intelligent, and fun yet so, stupid and mundane?  Well director acclaimed action writer, producer and director Luc Besson has found a way to bring combine both in Besson’s Lucy. Luc Besson’s best years are decades behind him with his last great directorial… Read More ›

John’s Review of Edge of Tomorrow

Review written and owned by John McGinn Tom Cruise gets a bad rap from audiences. Yes from a distance Cruise looks like he has a messed up personal life, and the whole Scientology thing that’s going for him, but like Mel Gibson it does not change the fact that he’s a really good if not… Read More ›

John’s Review of Chef

Review written and owned by John McGinn Well if Jon Favreau’s Chef had the goal of enmeshing viewers in the sights, sounds and imagery of great cuisine that will have audiences leaving theaters hungry outstanding food than Chef is a complete success, but as a film the romantic dramedy falters as Chef leaves me full,… Read More ›

John’s Review of Under the Skin

Review written by John McGinn What the hell did I just watch? That was the first thoughts that passed through my mind as I left the theater after watching Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi film Under the Skin. Many thoughts and emotions passed through my mind while I watched Under the Skin that include wonder, frustration, hate,… Read More ›

John’s Review of Snowpiercer

Review written by John McGinn If there is one film in 2014 everyone needs to view it is Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s nearly perfect science-fiction action thriller Snowpiercer.  I have wanted to see Snowpiercer since I saw the films first trailer over nine months ago.  The footage from the trailer looked like the film beautifully… Read More ›