Based on a true story about a down-on-his-luck Pakistani teenager named Javed living in Great Britain in the 1980s, who is in a social stranglehold by his strict father. Javed’s bleak outlook becomes changed completely after he is introduced to the music of the All-American legend, Bruce Springsteen.
Married into a life of crime, three women living in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City in the late ‘70s find themselves trapped in their incarcerated husband’s shadows. Tired of being weak and dependent, the ladies band together to take control of their situation by trying to take over the mob.
A troubled and frequent runaway boy by the name of Billy Batson encounters an expiring ancient wizard who is the last of his kind. The wizard has personally chosen Billy, a child who is pure of heart, to inherit his superpowers, and to fulfill his destiny as the champion hero known as Shazam!
Tim Burton serves as the directorial ringmaster in this 2019 reimagining of Disney’s Dumbo, nearly eighty years after the original film first soared in cinemas. As part of the traveling Medici Circus, Dumbo quickly transcends from freak to fan favorite with his fantastic talent to take flight!
It’s hard for me to even believe, but up until this year, my girlfriend had somehow never seen a Tom Cruise movie. How is that even possible? How has the girlfriend of 5 Minute Movie Guy, a Tom Cruise aficionado, never seen even just one of his movies? How have I failed her so?
Again I rise – from the ashes of a website long forgotten, from an empty chamber across the endlessly flowing current of the Web, from an ancient relic of what once was but has ceased to be. What has befallen this dilapidated place? Negligence. Despair. But most of all… disdain.
The Big Sick tells the unique, real-life love story of how Kumail Nanjiani met the love of his life, Emily. When Emily’s health unexpectedly takes a dangerous and mysterious turn, Kumail must confront his strict and traditional Pakistani family, as well as meet Emily’s family, to confess his true feelings of love.
Ever since conceptualizing 5 Minute Movie Guy, I’ve been adamant about keeping my review scores on a strict 5 star scale. However, lately I’ve found myself struggling with setting scores for my reviews that accurately represent how I really feel, and this is a problem that must be fixed once and for all!
It Comes at Night is a bleak psychological thriller that tells the story of a small family fighting against a faceless virus that has seemingly decimated most of the population. No one knows what’s happened, nor what’s causing the sickness, but they all agree they must never go out at night!
In this wildly entertaining thriller, a young man called Baby is the perennial pedal-pushing getaway driver for an Atlanta crime boss. However, unbeknownst to his boss, Baby plans to wipe his hands clean and hit the road for good, but first he has to find a way out and get away from his life of crime.
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk takes us deep into one of the cornerstone moments of World War II in which Allied forces are cornered by Nazi Germany. Surrounded on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, the only way to salvation for nearly half a million soldiers is across the tumultuous English Channel.
It’s been 5 years since that tragically fateful night in Aurora, Colorado, when one man entered a sold-out movie theater armed with assortment of weapons and opened fire. It was the highest casualty count of any shooting attack in America, and all these years later, our gun control laws still fail us.
When Universal Pictures landed Tom Cruise to headline The Mummy, the second first film in their monster-filled Dark Universe, there’s no way they could have foresaw this disaster. Tom Cruise […]
In War for the Planet of the Apes, Caesar and the apes are being hunted for extermination by the last survivors of mankind. They’ve taken refuge in the woods, offering […]
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Can Marvel do it better than Sony can? Yes they can! With one try! They’ve impressed this Movie Guy! No doubt, here’s the best Spider-Man! At long last, […]
For the better part of 10 years, I have upheld one, and only one, annual movie tradition. Each year, from July 2nd to July 4th, I celebrate our 4th of […]