Movie Reviews


Movie Review: Moana

by Bob Garver Much has been made of Disney’s hot streak in 2016. They’ve already had hits with “Zootopia;” “The Jungle Book;” “Captain America: Civil War;” “Finding Dory;” and “Doctor Strange,”


Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by Bob Garver “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” should have been a book first. Yes, I know it was — sort of. A fake “Harry Potter”-themed textbook about magical creatures came out in


Movie Review: Dr. Strange

by Bob Garver Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is the latest superhero to be added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Prior to becoming a superhero, he’s a lot like Tony Stark: an


Movie Review: Boo! A Madea Halloween

by Bob Garver Q: Why should you never perform for ghosts? A: Because they’re always saying “Boo!” This movie gets a bunch of boos out of me, and it’s not because I’m trying to scare it. Tyler


Movie Review: The Girl on The Train

“The Girl on the Train” is a mystery about a missing woman, based on a novel by Paula Hawkins. It was destined from day one to be compared to similar adaptations like “Gone Girl” and “The Girl


Movie Review: War Dogs

by Bob Garver “War Dogs” tells the story of two guys who use underhanded tactics to achieve the American Dream, live large, and destroy themselves. It is based on a real-life incident that has


Movie Review: “Sully”

by Bob Garver “Sully” tells the story of eponymous pilot Chesley Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who on January 15, 2009, after a dual engine failure in midair, landed a large passenger aircraft in the


Movie Review: Sausage Party

by Bob Garver If nothing else, there aren’t a lot of movies like “Sausage Party.” I mean this both in terms of subject matter (grocery items decide they don’t want to be eaten) and tone. It’s