Movie Reviews

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

A Star Is Born (2018) Review

A Star Is Born (2018) Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Though A Star Is Born has been made now four times, the 2018…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park stands the test of time. It’s a remarkable action-horror…

Eighth Grade Review

Eighth Grade Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Over the last few years, the horror genre has experienced a sort of…

Ocean’s 8 Review

Ocean’s 8 Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Ocean’s movies are tough to get wrong. It’s true that Ocean’s 8 is…

Mission: Impossible—Fallout Review

Mission: Impossible—Fallout Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) For the longest time, the Mission: Impossible franchise felt disjointed. Different directors—Brian De…

American Dream Review

American Dream Review

About a decade and a half after producing and directing one of the most powerful and…

Ready Player One Review

Ready Player One Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) Steven Spielberg became one of the most beloved filmmakers in the history of…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, from Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville, is something of…

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Review

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Review

During the vicious climax of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a titanic fight has broken out…

Avengers: Infinity War Review

Avengers: Infinity War Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) I haven’t truly loved an Avengers film yet. Both 2012’s original and Age…

Rushmore Review

Rushmore Review

RATING: (4 STARS) With Rushmore, writer/director Wes Anderson beelines it out of Wes Andersonville toward a…

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

RATING: (3 STARS) There’s a lot one could say about Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,…

Molly’s Game Review

Molly’s Game Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Ludicrously entertaining. That’s about all I could muster after 150 glorious minutes in…

mother! Review

mother! Review

RATING: (4 STARS) *NOTE: I believe this film is best enjoyed without knowing much at all…

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman Review

RATING: (3 STARS) If we mark 2013’s Man of Steel as the official start of the…

Hidden Figures Review

Hidden Figures Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) There’s nothing particularly remarkable the filmmaking behind Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures, but it…