Goodbye, Christopher Robin 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 #GoodbyeChristopherRobin #ReelKidReview Movie Info: *Movie: Goodbye, Christopher Robin *Genre: Biography, Family, History *Director: Simon Curtis *Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald *Budget: N/A In my opinion, 'Goodbye, Christopher Robin' would receive a 7/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The film was heartfelt and the messages were beautiful -The plot was very simple and easy to follow, allowing for lots of character development in the film -Everyone’s acting in the film was great and they absorbed their roles perfectly -There were some beautiful shots and cinematography in the film that took my breath away, especially in the ‘Hundred Acre Wood’ scenes -The final half hour of the film was a moving and beautiful coalition of great plot, fantastic acting, lush cinematography, and heartwarming themes -The film felt very whole and satisfying in the end, tying up the story beautifully like a present ➖Negative: -The film had some very weird and out of place transitions from time and place that took my focus away from what was happening to where we were in the story -The film’s first act was quite boring, very slow, and uneventful and I wasn’t able to fully immerse into the film until the halfway point My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: My favorite actor in the film was Kelly Macdonald who gave a very solid and whole performance as Olive in the film. Her character was very complex, dynamic, and fit into the story like the final piece of a puzzle. *Should it get a sequel?: No, this is a biopic with all the future events involving the characters in the film summarized in a few lines at the end of the film. *How to Watch: This film is only playing in 2D. It does not emphasize visuals and is rather a story-based film. *Audience: The film has some violent parts involving WW2 but I would recommend it to families as it is the perfect example of a family drama. It’s age appeal is very similar to the age appeal of one of my favorite films of all time, ‘Saving Mr. Banks’, which was also a family drama, so I recommend the film to fans of that film.
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4 days ago
The Commuter: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 #TheCommuter #ReelKidReview Movie Info: *Movie: The Commuter *Genre: Action, Crime, Drama *Director: Jaume Collet-Serra *Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga *Budget: N/A In my opinion, 'The Commuter' would receive a 7/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The mystery was very tense and thrilling to watch unravel -After I thought about it after the film, all the plot pieces came together in my head to form a consistent, solid, and interesting story -The action sequences were very intense and fun to watch, keeping me on the edge of my seat -Liam Neeson was great in his role and perfectly played his character -The directing of the film by Jaume Collet-Serra was astonishing; even though the whole film was set in one train, I would never grow tired of his amazing artistic choices that enhanced the film -The set design and color grading was intriguing and perfectly sculpted the film’s tone and mood ➖Negative: -There was some shakey cam in the film (especially in the beginning) -The plot got a bit confusing at the end of the film and it required me to process the story in my head after the film to understand what happened My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: Liam Neeson was really good in this film; his character was very well developed by how he spoke and the movements he made, and his delivery of some lines was really good. *Should it get a sequel?: The ending of the film was very satisfying and I feel like the film should not be potentially ruined with a sequel unless helmed by Jaume Collet-Serra who did fantastic work directing this film. *How to Watch: I watched it in IMAX and it fully enhanced my experience with this film; it helped enhance the amazing cinematography and paired it brilliantly with the score making it a great and overall very fun cinematic experience. *Audience: This film is surprisingly violent for a PG-13 action movie and it contains very tense action scenes going ever closer to the R rated border even though it is not quite there. Therefore, I would advise an audience of 14-15 and up.
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7 days ago
Darkest Hour: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 #DarkestHour #ReelKidReview Movie Info: *Movie: Darkest Hour *Genre: Biography, Drama, History *Director: Joe Wright *Cast: Gary Oldman *Budget: $30m In my opinion, 'Darkest Hour' would receive a 4/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The portrayal of Winston Churchill by Gary Oldman was very charming -The directing by Joe Wright was really good -Some scenes were very powerful and inspiring -Some shots were very unique and intriguing -The ending scene was brilliant and very powerful ➖Negative: -Most of the film was very boring and I almost slept -The story was not consistent and was rather very uneven -Some scenes were randomly placed throughout the film and added nothing to the story -The film was too contextual and relied on the audience to fully understand Britain’s history, making it too much of a limited film My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: This is Gary Oldman’s film and in it he shines. His solid take on Winston Churchill, although not fascinating, was enough to make him my favorite character in the film. The thing that really fascinated me about him though was his ability to latch onto Churchill’s mannerisms and idiosyncrasies, which made me understand why he won the Golden Globe for best Actor in a Drama. I could not see Gary Oldman and I was only able to see Winston Churchill, which means that Oldman did his job right, transforming into the character he was playing. And that commitment to a role I will forever respect and acclaim, even though I didn’t enjoy the film. *Should it get a sequel?: There is nowhere left to go with the film as it has ended with an explanation of what occurred after the events of the film. Additionally the ending was too good to be ruined by a sequel. *How to Watch: There are no options for seeing this film other than in 2D and that is perfectly fine since this film does not offer any spectacle other than pristine acting. *Audience: As I stated, I feel an audience who understands Britain’s involvement in WW2 will truly be satisfied with this film as it is limited to that aspect. For others, I would insist on passing this film unless curious about Oldman’s take on Churchill.
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7 days ago
[THIS IS MY UPDATED REVIEW: THE POST BEFORE HAD THE WRONG RATING NUMBER ON THE PICTURE] The Greatest Showman: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 #TheGreatestShowman #ReelKidReview Movie Info: *Movie: The Greatest Showman *Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical *Director: Michael Gracey *Cast: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson *Budget: $84m In my opinion, 'The Greatest Showman' would receive an 8.5/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -Hugh Jackman’s energy and excitement in the creation of this film is evident and infectious making his character and the film charming albeit not amazing -The musical numbers were exciting, fun to watch, and made the film colorful and bright -The themes discussed in the film were significant and used very well in the story -The dramatic scenes in the film were tense and fun to watch -Some of the shots in the film were imaginative and unique -Some of the lines and dialogue in the film were witty and powerful -The costume design was amazing and very bright and colorful -The production design well suited the context of the film and provided depth to the settings in the film -The plot was basic and easy to follow -The film’s opening grabbed my attention very fast and lured me into the movie effectively ➖Negative: -The final act of the film was too fast paced and the film should’ve been longer to accommodate and the important events that happened in this act -Some of the special effects in the film looked fake -Barnum’s rise to fame and fortune was very rushed 🎬REVIEW CONTINUED IN COMMENTS🎬
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19 days ago
Ferdinand: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 #Ferdinand #ReelKidReview Movie Info: *Movie: Ferdinand *Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy *Director: Carlos Saldanha *Cast: John Cena *Budget: $111m In my opinion, 'Ferdinand' would receive a 5/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The film as a whole was heartfelt with a good albeit overused message about being yourself -The final chunk of the film was fast paced and engaging -The animation was colorful and charming -Some of the humor was funny and cracked me up -The story was clear and easy to follow -The character of Ferdinand was relatable to audiences and hit home for me especially ➖Negative: -The jokes were very unoriginal and did not land with the audience -The final bullfight was very mediocre, anticlimactic, and was too meta -The film was very boring and slow excluding the final act -The film was very predictable and hard to enjoy due to its unoriginal and formulaic cookie-cutter plot -The characters were very two dimensional and basic; there was little to no character development -The voice acting was very bland and unentertaining -Some plot threads that were introduced in the beginning of the film were left behind and did not materialize throughout the film My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: My favorite character in the film was Lupe the goat played by Kate McKinnon. Her voicework provided life to her character and allowed for a few humorous moments in the film. *Should it get a sequel?: No, I don’t think that the film will do well in the box office and it wasn’t received well. Anyways, I can’t see where the film could go in a possible sequel. *How to Watch: The film does not boast strong visuals or cinematography and feels like a direct to video film, so I believe it should be seen in 2D if even seen at a cinema at all. *Audience: The film’s target audience is for children, which is why I was unable to enjoy the film as much as other kids in the audience. It does not strive towards being a great film as a whole for all to enjoy and therefore lack the extra box office steam that major animation companies like Pixar and Disney Animation show strength and expertise in.
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22 days ago
Atomic Blonde: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: Atomic Blonde *Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller *Director: David Leitch *Cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Sofia Boutella, Eddie Marsan *Budget: $30m 'Atomic Blonde' would receive a 4.5/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The music in the film boosted the actions and added a much needed touch to make the film more fun -The cinematography in the film was great and aesthetically matched the style and time period that the film took place in -The shot choices in the film were innovative and captured the aura of a scene perfectly from surroundings, settings, and characters -The action sequences in the film were very fun and inspired by great action films in the history of cinema. Additionally, the action sequences were always adrenaline fueled and fun to watch on screen ➖Negative: -The plot of the film was very confusing and I was unable to understand most of what was happening on screen -The story of the film and the director’s choice to switch back between two timelines was weird, unnecessary, and took away from the story very much, abruptly switching from an intense action scene to a boring one -The film’s premise was a very generic spy film premise, making it difficult to stand out as its own, unique film -The characters in the film were very boring and two dimensional, making them unrelatable and making their intentions and place in the story unclear -The film’s context was very unclear (you would need to know the history of the Berlin Wall, its borders, etc. to thoroughly understand the film) -The film, except for the action scenes, was very boring and the mystery was very generic and predictable 🎬REVIEW CONTINUED IN COMMENTS🎬 #ReelKidReview
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6 months ago
The Glass Castle: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: The Glass Castle *Genre: Biography, Drama *Director: Destin Daniel Cretton *Cast: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts *Budget: N/A 'The Glass Castle' would receive a 7.5/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The film was very dramatic when it was trying to be -The film was very emotional as well due to the amazing cast and their realistic acting -The story was easy to understand and was very interesting to watch unfold -The characters were very engaging and relatable -The lessons in the film were beautiful and mesmerizing -The film’s score was very powerful and strong ➖Negative: -The film’s third act dragged and became boring -The film was very misunderstood in tone as the dramatic scenes and dark scenes were often made to look uplifting and fun, majorly impacting the film’s quality in my opinion My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: Woody Harrelson was AMAZING as Rex. His performance was very deep and he went through major character development throughout the film from beginning to end. *Audience: This film is meant for teens/adults and therefore should be seen by an audience of age 14 and up for them to fully appreciate the lessons and story in the film. Also, this is the perfect age as there are a few very intense scenes throughout the film. Now, enough about my opinion. Comment down below how you would rate the movie out of 10 stars and also ➕positive and ➖negative elements about the film itself. Thank you and bye👋🏻 #ReelKidReview
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5 months ago
The Dark Tower: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: The Dark Tower *Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy *Director: Nikolaj Arcel *Cast: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor *Budget: $60m 'The Dark Tower' would receive a 2.5/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The acting was good, especially Idris Elba as Roland Deschain -The fish-out-of-water concept with Roland entering New York was quite funny ➖Negative: -The movie had too much content (a whole franchise's worth) which was condensed into a 90 minute film, limiting the essential elements a film should have such as…(1-Character Development, which was nonexistent, 2-Emotional Stance, which the film tried to earn in a very cheap manner... death of some characters, which didn't even create any emotion due to the film's lack of good character and its condensation of an entire franchise) -The film's visuals were very underwhelming and definitely a failure compared to the amazing visuals we've seen this past year in film -The plot was very convoluted and completely lost me at one point in the film -The screenwriting in the film was very sloppy, both in terms of story and dialogue -The film was so unoriginal and very predictable -The second half of the film was terrible and so cheesy, that it felt like a parody of itself, a unity of overused plot lines, uninspired character, and inconsistent tone -The film's pace was too fast that one could not understand exactly what was happening in the film -The film cut from scenes very abruptly, creating some misunderstanding with what was happening on screen -The film had many plot holes that took away from the story -The final battle was extremely anticlimactic, making it not even feel like a 'battle' of any sort -The film's villain was very unclear and hazy, and their intentions were unclear 🎬REVIEW CONTINUED IN COMMENTS🎬 #ReelKidReview
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5 months ago
Logan Lucky: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: Logan Lucky *Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama *Director: Steven Soderbergh *Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig *Budget: $29m 'Logan Lucky' would receive a 7/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The hour long heist was so smart and fun to watch unfold, mainly due to the character’s performances -The actors had great chemistry and were very fun and unique in their own ways -The director, Steven Soderbergh, was obviously brilliant in every way -The cinematography of the film was very good -The context of the film was very clear and was a great depiction of Middle America -The film was very funny due to its unique style of humor coming from the film’s context ➖Negative: -The film was overlong and at times boring -The final 30 minutes of the film were really boring and dragged a bit -The plot was at times confusing and hard to follow My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: Daniel Craig obviously stood out as Joe Bang since this performance was the most weird and fun I’ve seen Daniel Craig in and he aced it. His accent and dialogue helped him become the most memorable thing I would think of from the film. *Should it get a sequel?: Yes, the ending had a really good cliffhanger that kept me curious to see what would happen next. *How to Watch: This isn’t a visually boasting film therefore it should be seen in regular 2D. *Audience: The film doesn’t have too much violence or language therefore an audience of 10 and up is suitable however an audience of 13 or younger would not be able to fully understand and enjoy the film. Now, enough about my opinion. Comment down below how you would rate the movie out of 10 stars and also ➕positive and ➖negative elements about the film itself. Thank you and bye👋🏻 #ReelKidReview
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5 months ago
Ingrid Goes West: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: Ingrid Goes West *Genre: Comedy, Drama *Director: Matt Spicer *Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr. *Budget: N/A 'Ingrid Goes West' would receive a 9/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The story was fun, interesting, and simple -The messages in the film were very important, especially for this generation, and created a lasting impact on my thoughts and perspective on social media even after leaving the cinema -The LA representation was very realistic and often times led to funny circumstantial scenarios -The film was very realistic and truly symbolic of social media culture today, especially in recent times such as the past two years, making the story more authentic and relatable -The acting in the film was great all around and very representative of the realistic social media stereotypes seen all over the world today -The film was hilarious and had some great, unique, and well earned comedic moments different from comedies seen today -The tone of the film was well recognized and well balanced between comedy and drama, helping differentiate different parts of the story -As I said in the earlier point, the film was very good at blending many genres and matching different aspects of social media today (comedy and drama) -The characters in the film were very well developed and progressed along with the story ➖Negative: -The third act was a little too fast in pacing and the film should have been 15 minutes longer to accompany the events of this third act 🎬REVIEW CONTINUED IN COMMENTS🎬 #ReelKidReview
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5 months ago
The Hitman’s Bodyguard: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: The Hitman’s Bodyguard *Genre: Action, Comedy *Director: Patrick Hughes *Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson *Budget: $30m 'The Hitman’s Bodyguard' would receive a 7/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -The action sequences in the film were really fun and kept me on the edge of my seat -The film has amazing, very well developed characters that helped make the film deeper -The messages in the film were very meaningful and controversial, making the film somewhat bolder than the generic action movie -The characters had great chemistry with each other (especially Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson whom I could easily tell we're having fun making the movie, making their eccentricities and clashing personalities fun to watch) -The film’s cinematography of the action sequences were very well done and showed every aspect of the sequence clearly -The film was very funny due to the great chemistry between the film’s actors -The plot was very simple and easy to understand ➖Negative: -The first act of the film was boring and there was nothing that caught my attention -The plot was very predictable and generic, making the twists and revelations not very entertaining -The romantic scenes in the film were very cheesy and overused -Some of the visual effects looked very cheap and fake, taking me out of the film at times 🎬REVIEW CONTINUED IN COMMENTS🎬 #ReelKidReview
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5 months ago
American Made: 📽️MOVIE REVIEW🍿 Movie Info: *Movie: American Made *Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy *Director: Doug Liman *Cast: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright *Budget: $80m In my opinion, 'American Made' would receive a 4/10 because of the following: ➕Positive: -There were some funny parts or lines in the movie -Some of the flying scenes were intense and fun to watch -Tom Cruise was fun to watch only in the first third of the film ➖Negative: -The plot was very confusing and I couldn’t understand what was happening in the second hour of the film -The film was overlong and the final act was very boring -The film’s pacing was very fast, limiting character development and plot clarity as it sped from one event to the other (in my opinion, the film should have clearly been a 10 chapter short series) -The camerawork was very shaky and sloppy especially in some of the dialogue scenes -The film was often predictable at times and the story was clichéd -The film had no good introduction of characters and context in the beginning of the film and just jumped on to the main plot in just 10 minutes My Opinion: *Best Actor/Character: Tom Cruise was the only decent part of the film in my opinion, because some of his charm as an actor was shown in the film, but it was still overshadowed by the too complex and fast moving story. *Should it get a sequel?: No, the film is based on a true story and it ended where the true story ended, making it non continuable. *How to Watch: The film’s action sequences are very short and anticlimactic that I feel 2D is more than enough for this film. *Audience: The audience of the film should not be based on age since there is only profanity in this film. I believe that fans of drug cartel entertainment such as Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ would be able to appreciate the film’s story, references, and quips more than others, making the film feel very limited to mainstream audiences. Now, enough about my opinion. Comment down below how you would rate the movie out of 10 stars and also ➕positive and ➖negative elements about the film itself. Thank you and bye👋🏻 #ReelKidReview
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4 months ago
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