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THE BEGUILED Movie Review

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THE BEGUILED Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Under Coppola’s direction all eroticism is submerged in female unity and empowerment. IMDB.com lists under THE BEGUILED’s writing credit: Sofia Coppola … (written for the screen by) and Thomas Cullinan … (novel). On the screen it said “Screenplay by Sofia Coppola.” So I was shocked when I […]

IT COMES AT NIGHT Review

IT COMES AT NIGHT Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The truth about any epidemics is, by the time we find out about how bad it is, it is too late. I might be paranoid and conspiracy- minded, but every rich person would be safely underground before us – the little people – find out a nuclear […]

WONDER WOMAN Movie Review

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WONDER WOMAN Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer No matter how the “fairy tale” really happened, some unknown named Gal Gadot was chosen for instant stardom. And she deserves it! Patty Jenkins of the great film MONSTER was finally released from Hollywood jail. The October 12, 2016 issue of Entertainment Weekly chose Wonder Woman as […]

CHUCK Movie Review

CHUCK Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Schreiber succeeds playing a very different character. He wins us over. Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) is a liquor salesman in New Jersey who also boxes. He’s good but he has one glaring handicap – he bleeds when he is hit. Thus, the nickname he despises, “The Bayonne […]

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Review

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic The money is on the screen, Captain Jack is still a drunk and Bardem creates another infamous villain. Jack is not gay anymore. Long ago, when Johnny Depp was filming PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL (released in 2003), the executives were very worried Depp was […]

GALAXY OF THE GUARDIANS. VOL. 2 Review

GALAXY OF THE GUARDIANS. VOL. 2 Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The best sequel years. Though I didn’t understand the plot or the dialogue. Writer-director James Gunn returns as well as star Chris Pratt as Peter Quill. Peter has an Earth mother and an unknown celestial father from another galaxy. He was raised by a gang of thieves […]

THEIR FINEST Movie Review

THEIR FINEST Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer There’s a world war going on but people still want their entertaining movies. Before Christopher Nolan’s epic DUNKIRK opens on July 21, 2017, THEIR FINEST is introducing or re-introducing audiences to one of the most significant operations of World War II – The Battle of Dunkirk. England […]

FREE FIRE Movie Review

FREE FIRE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The ultimate shoot-out with highly original characters. Ben Wheatley’s FREE FIRE is for people who appreciate innovative filmmaking and do not require a step-by-step traditional set-up, explaining who everyone is, their hopes and dreams for a better tomorrow and their relationship to each other. Exposition be damned. […]

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS Review

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer A howler of a mess. “Scowling face” hasn’t masqueraded touchy-feely homoerotic subtext since FAST AND THE FURIOUS 2. The characters have all become comic book superheroes and the villainess is richer than all the oligarchs combined! The love-hate, enemies then friends then enemies then forced friends again […]

LIFE Movie Review

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LIFE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Terrific, smart sci-fi thriller. The crew aboard the International Space Station has onboard the first significant proof of life on Mars. The single cell is inert. The crew, led by CDC scientist Miranda North (Rebecca Ferguson), will observe and study the cell before returning to Earth. Excitement […]

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