“You thought this was gonna be a street fight?” Furious 7 – Lost Review #105

Director: James Wan Writer: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters) Production Company: Original Film Studio: Universal Pictures Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey, and Lucas Black Running Time: 137 min. Tagline: One last ride Plotline: Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against the…

BROS ‘TIFF’ REVIEW – A Plain But Necessary Romcom

Directed By: Nicholas Stoller Written By: Nicholas Stoller and Billy Eichner Starring: Billy Eichner, Luke Macfarlane Plot: A New York City Gay History Museum Curator stumbles upon the perfect man with commitment issues as they fumble through the initial stages of modern adult dating. Run Time: 115 minutes Review: If the plot description doesn’t give…

‘SISU’ a.k.a. Immortal – ‘TIFF Review’

Sisu (a.k.a. Immortal) Written & Directed by: Jalmari Helander (Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, Big Game) Starring: Jorma Tommila, Askel Hennie, Jack Doolan, Mimosa Willamo Run Time: 91 Minutes Starting off the ceremonies at Midnight Madness I had the pleasure of seeing this film with the director and cast in attendance. A fantastic crowd and atmosphere…

‘Better Call Saul’ Reminds Us What Must See TV is Like Again

I cannot remember the last time I was this excited about a cable TV show. Game of Thrones perhaps? But even then you can catch HBO on demand. AMC at least for my cable subscription is a dangerous one and done. The kind that has strangled the cable industry, but I welcome the pace change….

The MCU Collapses Under Its Own Weight in Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange Sequel: in the Multiverse of Madness

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures Release Date: May 6th, 2022/ June 22nd on Disney+ Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Xochitl Gomez, Elisabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, and Benedict Wong Directed by: Sam Raimi Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Michael Waldron Plot: Upon attending his lost love’s wedding (Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer), Doctor Strange has a rude awakening…

Obi-Wan Kenobi is Mid-Tier Star Wars

Platform: Disney+ Distribution: 6 Episodes (36-53 minutes) Plot: Set in the intervening years between Episodes III and IV, Ben Kenobi (formerly Obi-Wan) looks after the two children of Darth Vader while outrunning the Empire’s Inquisition sent to destroy his kind. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Vivien Lyra Blair, Indira Varma, and James Earl Jones as the voice…

“It Adds Up” – Edge of Tomorrow: Lost Review 104

Director: Doug Liman Writer: Dan Bryant, Christopher McQuarrie Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Production Budget: $178,000,000 Plot: A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies. Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton Review: Edge of Tomorrow was the first time this summer where…

Stranger Things Loses its Charm in Season 4

Distributor – Netflix Date – May 27th, 2022 Length – 7 Episodes/ 9+ hours long Plot – 9 months after Season 3, the Hawkins crew face a new supernatural threat known as Vecna. Meanwhile, Joyce and Murray try to help Hopper escape from a Russian prison where he prepares to fight an unknown monster. When several…