Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) Movie Review

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is pretty entertaining. Like the first film, it’s frequently quite funny and features an amusing, likable hero. He may not be the brightest guy in the room, sometimes acting before he thinks, but that’s part of his charm and he always has good intentions.

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Cocaine Bear (2023) Movie Review

Cocaine Bear isn’t a horror movie, nor does it really try to be. It’s mostly comic in tone and very funny, earning laughs without ever descending into self-awareness or campy exploitation. Nobody’s ever gonna mistake it for high art, but it’s a hell of a good time. At the very least, there’s more to the film than just a great title.

Plane (2023) Movie Review

Plane ain’t gonna rack-up awards or end up on anybody’s top 10 list, but we knew that going in. What ultimately matters is it’s exactly the movie you think it will be. In that respect, it’s hard to imagine being disappointed. Butler continues to carry the action hero torch quite admirably.

The Inspection (2022) Movie Review

Sometimes The Inspection is a little too episodic for its own good, especially during the second half, with scenes that are interesting but feel more like stand-alone sequences and are therefore less impactful on the overall narrative. Still, this is an entertaining and enlightening film, made authentic by someone who lived it.

Devotion (2022) Movie Review

Anchored by solid performances from Powell and Majors (who’s been really busy lately), Devotion isn’t always exciting or “fun”, but its heart is in the right place. Though perhaps a tad too long, the film is affecting, looks great – especially in 4K – and features great attention to period detail. So don’t be surprised if it sticks with some of you longer than that other Navy pilot movie.

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