Movie Reviews

Where you can find every movie review, new and old, by John Gilpatrick.

The Forgaughtens: The Recruit (2003)

The Forgaughtens: The Recruit (2003)

Sometime in late 2001 or early 2002, someone in Hollywood thought they cracked the code on…

Days of Thunder Review

Days of Thunder Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The rap against Days of Thunder (or case for it, depending on your…

Revenge Review

Revenge Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) For a film as pulpy and hard-edged as Revenge, it’s hard to believe…

Beverly Hills Cop III Review

Beverly Hills Cop III Review

RATING: (1 STARS) Beverly Hills Cop III fucking sucks. After seven years away from Axel Foley,…

Beverly Hills Cop II Review

Beverly Hills Cop II Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) On the heels of Top Gun, the highest grossing movie of its year,…

Beverly Hills Cop Review

Beverly Hills Cop Review

RATING: (4 STARS) I’m not sure there’s ever been a clearer case a film being carried…

Top Gun Review

Top Gun Review

RATING: (3 STARS) I hardly remember it, but I actually watched and reviewed Top Gun almost…

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

RATING: (2 STARS) Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the fifth Star Wars film in as…

The Hateful Eight Review

The Hateful Eight Review

RATING: (4 STARS) There was some blood spilled at a Wyoming haberdashery some time after the…

Searching Review

Searching Review

RATING: (3 STARS) There are a thousand Searching‘s in the history of both film and TNT,…

Bohemian Rhapsody Review

Bohemian Rhapsody Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) Few bands in rock history are larger than life in the same way…

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Review

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) The latest film from Joel and Ethan Coen was originally meant to be…

Syriana Review

Syriana Review

“The Beverly Hillbillies” called oil “black gold,” which sums things up quite well. It’s a commodity that…

FYC 2018: Magnolia Pictures

FYC 2018: Magnolia Pictures

This post includes mini-reviews of some of Magnolia Pictures’ 2018 releases with an eye on films…

FYC 2018: Documentaries

FYC 2018: Documentaries

This post includes mini-reviews of some of 2018’s documentaries with an eye on films various studios…

FYC 2018: Netflix

FYC 2018: Netflix

This post includes mini-reviews of some of Netflix’s 2018 releases with an eye on films they’re…