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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Skyscraper,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’
5 days ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Skyscraper,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Dwayne Johnson is addicted to movies that don’t make a lick of sense.

He segued from the “Fast and Furious” saga to the silliness of “Rampage.” Now, he’s thrown his …
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Why Smaller Is So Much Better for ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’
2 weeks ago

Why Smaller Is So Much Better for ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’

The buzz, and perception, that greeted the first “Ant Man” movie was hardly encouraging.

Comic cutup Paul Rudd as a buff superhero? A directorial switcheroo cast Edgar Wright aside for …
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‘First Purge’ Brings Trump Conspiracy Theories to Life
2 weeks ago

‘First Purge’ Brings Trump Conspiracy Theories to Life

The unhinged Resistance finally has a movie to call its own.

Films take a considerable time to go from the drawing pad to the big screen. “The Purge” franchise is …
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‘How Jack Became Black’ Questions Progressive Racial Politics
2 weeks ago

‘How Jack Became Black’ Questions Progressive Racial Politics

Eli Steele is the anti-Michael Moore.

Sure, both documentarians feature themselves in their work. Moore’s shtick showcases his oversized ego and unwillingness to so much as consider opposing views. He’d rather mock …
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‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ – No Wall, Big Problems
3 weeks ago

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ – No Wall, Big Problems

The sequel to the critically adored “Sicario” opens with a jaw-dropping reveal.

The on-screen violence is partly to blame. The rest? We’re not used to seeing this side of the …
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One Element Makes ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ Suspect
4 weeks ago

One Element Makes ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ Suspect

Paul Rudd sure has range, and that has nothing to do with him shrinking to the size of an ant.

The comic actor sheds his wisecracking ways (mostly) for “The …
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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Tag
1 month ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Tag

Slowly but surely Disney is getting woke.

That doesn’t mean the mega studio is going the full Social Justice route. Still, little by little woke elements are creeping into its …
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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Ocean’s 8,’ ‘Hereditary’
1 month ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Ocean’s 8,’ ‘Hereditary’

Heist movies demand a very specific list of ingredients.

Attractive stars. A complicated plan. A big ol’ twist (the more, the better, though). And antiheroes so good at their gig …
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How ‘Adrift’ Delicately Balances Love, Tension and Mother Nature
2 months ago

How ‘Adrift’ Delicately Balances Love, Tension and Mother Nature

Love is rarely in the air at your local cineplex.

The rom-com is all but dead, buried by Kate Hudson and Tinsel Town’s increasingly tin ear. Tear jerker romances come …
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Why ‘Solo’ Is Paint-By-Numbers ‘Star Wars’ Fan Fiction
2 months ago

Why ‘Solo’ Is Paint-By-Numbers ‘Star Wars’ Fan Fiction

The cogs behind Disney’s massive “Star Wars” investment have never been so … obvious.

It’s foolish to ignore the marketing might behind the space saga. Every step of the franchise …
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