Action · Thriller

Honest Thief – true to Neeson’s normal formula

“Honest Thief.” http://Www.impawards.com, 2020, http://www.impawards.com/2020/honest_thief.html. Rated PG-13 for strong violence, crude references, & brief strong language Runtime: 99 minutes Tom Carter is a retired thief. When he meets a woman he wants to spend his life with, he decides to turn himself in, to clear his name & get a fresh start. With $9 million…… Continue reading Honest Thief – true to Neeson’s normal formula

Comedy · Kid's Movies

The War With Grandpa – Family Feud is hilarious fun to watch

“War With Grandpa.” http://Www.impawards.com, 2020, http://www.impawards.com/2020/war_with_grandpa.html. Rated PG for rude humor, language, & thematic elements Runtime: a too-short 94 minutes Ed is a senior citizen who is forced to move in with his daughter & her family, after an accident. Unfortunately, the only room for him is his grandson, Peter’s, room. But, Peter isn’t taking…… Continue reading The War With Grandpa – Family Feud is hilarious fun to watch

Comedy · Romance

The Broken Hearts Gallery – slightly new take on an age old formula

“Broken Hearts Gallery.” http://Www.impawards.com, 2020, http://www.impawards.com/2020/broken_hearts_gallery.html. Rated PG-13 for sexual content & crude references, strong language & drug references Runtime: 108 long minutes When Lucy goes through a tough breakup, she keeps a souvenir, just like she always does. Looking around her bedroom, the shrine to all her past relationships, her friends encourage her to…… Continue reading The Broken Hearts Gallery – slightly new take on an age old formula

Action · Thriller

Infidel – forgettable action “thriller” has lots of language, but not many thrills

“Infidel.” http://Www.impawards.com, 2020, http://www.impawards.com/2020/infidel.html. Rated R for violence & language Runtime: 107 exciting minutes Doug Rawlins is a well-known Christian blogger. He is invited to speak in Egypt, where he makes some controversial comments about his faith in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation. He is kidnapped & tortured, in return. Receiving no help from our government,…… Continue reading Infidel – forgettable action “thriller” has lots of language, but not many thrills

Action · Thriller

TENET – a lot of back & forth in this complex action head-scratcher

Tenet ver3. (2020). http://www.impawards.com. http://www.impawards.com/2020/tenet_ver3.html Rated PG-13 for violence & intense action Runtime: a long 150 minutes When terrorists attack a concert, a CIA operative is sent in to quell the violence. He happens upon some unconventional weapons & events that make him question his concept of reality. Following the trail of these events leads him…… Continue reading TENET – a lot of back & forth in this complex action head-scratcher

Action · Horror · Superhero Movies

The New Mutants- not much new here, after all

New Mutants ver4. (2020). http://www.impawards.com. http://www.impawards.com/2020/new_mutants_ver4.html Rated PG-13 for violent content, disturbing/bloody images, some strong language, thematic elements and suggestive material Runtime: what feels like a long 99 minutes Following a terrible tragedy, a young girl wakes up in a unique medical facility. She quickly learns that she, along with her fellow patients, are mutants who…… Continue reading The New Mutants- not much new here, after all

Action · Horror · Thriller

Unhinged – how 6 months without movies will make a person feel!

Welcome back from our 6 month long quarantine, everyone! The theaters are slowly beginning to reopen, & the new releases trickle out. It is amazing to be back in theaters, doing what I love (rambling on like an idiot to anyone who will listen), hearing new stories, going on all new adventures. The movie experience…… Continue reading Unhinged – how 6 months without movies will make a person feel!

Action

Jojo Rabbit – Smart, funny hit hops onto the scene

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/2019/jojo_rabbit_ver2.html  Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, & languageRuntime: a fun, emotional 108 minutes10-year-old Jojo is every young boy. He is learning about his place in the world, discovering girls, & learning to be a strong, confident young man. The fact that he happened to grow up as one of Hitler’s…… Continue reading Jojo Rabbit – Smart, funny hit hops onto the scene

Drama

Parasite – Lackluster story feeds off the social climate of the day

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/intl/south_korea/2019/parasite_ver2.html Rated R for language, violence, & sexual content Runtime: a long 132 minutes Parasite is the story of the Kim family, a group of losers content to barely scrape by in life. When one of them gets the chance to fill in as tutor for a wealthy family, they hatch a…… Continue reading Parasite – Lackluster story feeds off the social climate of the day

Fantasy · Kid's Movies

Onward – new Pixar adventure isn’t the best direction they’ve gone in

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/2020/onward_ver4.html   Rated PG for action/peril & some mild thematic elements Runtime: a magical 102 minutes In a world of fairytale creatures, magic was ruled the land. As the years passed, though, sorcery has taken a back seat to modern conveniences & technology. When a young elf turns 16, he finds a…… Continue reading Onward – new Pixar adventure isn’t the best direction they’ve gone in