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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT Review

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer This is how Cruise returns to Zeus-level stardom. He gives his fans no stuntmen in masks and costumes. No green screen. Its him and he’s spectacular. Name your top car chase scene in a movie in a European city. MI: FALLOUT tops it. Name the best fight […]

Movie review: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

Movie review: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

By Victoria Alexander Tim Wardle’s documentary is meticulously researched and thoroughly harrowing; however, I have two questions that the director bypassed. I must begin this review by highly recommending, the provocative The Anatomy of Violence, The Biological Roots of Crime by Adrian Raine. All the questions you have about Nature vs. Nurture are answered here. […]

SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO Review

SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Our favorite ruthless killers are back and a Brolin/Del Toro non-superhero franchise, now an oddity, is born. Was there an intended sequel to director Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 SICARIO, which starred Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro? The unrelenting, ruthless drug cartel drama was mesmerizing. Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan’s SICARIO […]

ESCAPE PLAN 2: HADES Review

ESCAPE PLAN 2: HADES Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Schwarzenegger and Travolta have slowed, but Stallone keeps building franchises.  and Travolta have slowed, but Stallone keeps building franchises. ESCAPE PLAN 2: HADES, like its predecessor ESCAPE PLAN, is a futuristic Escape from Alcatraz or high-tech SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION starring Sylvester Stallone who returns as Ray Breslin, the “world’s best prison escape artist.” In EP2H, Breslin’s elite security team, […]

TAG Movie Review

TAG Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic The waterboarding scene was hilarious! Five guys and they ignore the presence of a beautiful woman from the Wall Street Journal. After seeing TAG I decided to write a screenplay about how I auditioned my 7th grade classmates to be my partner in a double-dutch jump roping competition. It has […]

BEAST Movie Review

BEAST Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Sensational. Buckley and Flynn are sensational. Skip the comic book movies and see BEAST. This film stays with you. Imdb.com logline for BEAST: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive […]

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Review

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic The director(s) left Han in the background. The iconic Solo deserved a better origin story. A seasoned actor would have demanded more presence and not a hobbled, wimpy love story. A typical Ron Howard movie lacking passion. Director Ron Howard is hailed as one of Hollywood’s safest, “get the job […]

DEADPOOL 2 Movie Review

DEADPOOL 2 Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Fantastic! It may be R-rated, but you will see it twice or three times. DEADPOOL shocked Hollywood with its $783million worldwide box office. It had a tiny $58million budget, an R-restricted rating and a first-time director, Tim Miller. Star Ryan Reynolds, after an inauspicious but constant career (and a few […]

THE RIDER Movie Review

THE RIDER Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Zhao has created a charismatic star and a brilliant – must see twice – view of a powerful segment of American life. Writer-director Chloe Zhao has taken an outsider’s view into the world of rodeo horse riding in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. This highly dangerous sport is best engaged in […]

THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Review

THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Luke Benward, I believed you. You were terrific, sincere, sexually obsessed with, and in love with, Melissa McCarthy. You have seen the trailer. You know LIFE OF THE PARTY is a Falcone-McCarthy vehicle. Deanna’s (McCarthy) adored daughter Maddie (Molly Gordon) is going off for her senior year at college. After […]

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