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 […]
Happy freakin’ birthday, Tom! 55 and still going strong! I’ve been busy working on my review for Tom Cruise’s latest film, The Mummy, but in kindness, I think I’ll respectfully […]
Heading into 2017, the state of the new DC Extended Universe looked dire; some would even say doomed. After the abysmal outcome of both Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice […]
If you’re going into Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice expecting an epic fight between the world’s two biggest superheroes (as the trailers and promos would have you believe) you’re […]
Something about Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas has always piqued my interest. I was far too young to watch it when it first came out, but of course that […]
There’s no denying the talents of Ethan and Joel Coen. These Academy Award winning brothers have written and directed an extraordinary body of work, most notably including No Country for […]
After watching Focus, I thought back to a great line from Will Smith’s con artist character Nicky Spurgeon, in which he proclaims, “There’s two kinds of people in this world. […]
I believe that there’s a desire in all of us to achieve greatness. A deep, internal yearning for importance, respect, and acceptance. We want to be remembered and we want […]