Tag Archives: Movies That Should Have Been Better

What is “Morgan”? Disappointing.

Nutshell: like its title character, Morgan is a hybrid; a sci-fi/horror mashup that doesn’t know what to do with its interesting premise except beat it to death with ennui.  A waste of not only a fine story idea, but a … Continue reading

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Nutshell: strong start, strong finish, but a wobbly middle shored up by character shout outs for longtime fans, and a few fun surprises. Casual viewers may enjoy the mind-blowing FX, but fans will wish for more than a tip of … Continue reading

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“Joy” delivers anything but.

What can I say?  I get angry when a film with such promise ends up being a lazy also-ran.  As always, clicky for the original piece! TwitView: Joy An interesting premise that stalls upon execution.  Saved from complete dreck by … Continue reading

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