Future Movie Reviews in 2018 and Beyond

Here is a list of Movies I plan to see in 2018 and beyond.

The Mule – Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Pena, Taissa Farmiga, Jill Flint, Andy Garcia

If Beale Street Could Talk – Kiki Layne, Regina King, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Michael Beach, Teyonah Parris

Mortal Engines – Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Jihae, Robert Sheehan, Stephen Lang, Frankie Adams, Leila George, Caren Pistorius

On the Basis of Sex – Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Cailee Spaeny, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Jack Reynor, Stephen Root

BumbleBee – Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Pamela Adlon, Peter Cullen, Kenneth Choi, John Ortiz

Second Act – Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Treat Williams, Dave Foley

Glass – Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L Jackson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Luke Kirby, Spencer Treat Clark

Cold Pursuit – Liam Neesom, Emmy Rossum, Laura Dern, Julia Jones, Tom Bateman, William Forsythe

What Men Want – Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield

Captain Marvel – Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Jude Law, Clark Gregg, Annette Bening, McKenna Grace

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick

Aquaman – Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Beach, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Sophie Turner, Evan Peters

The Secret Life of Pets 2 – Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Harrison Ford, Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll

Toy Story 4 – Patricia Arquette, Keanu Reeves, Tom Hanks, Keegan-Michael Key, Michael Keaton, Bonnie Hunt, Joan Cusack, Annie Potts, Tim Allen

Spider Man: Far from Home – Tom Holland, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Tony Revolori

IT: Chapter 2 – Bill Skarsgard, Jessica Chastain, James Ransone, James McAvoy, Bill Hader

The New Mutants – Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, Alice Braga

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

I finally had an open weekend so I could see this 2nd installment of the Fantastic Beasts series. Here is my take…

At the end of the first installment Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) is captured by the Magic Congress of the USA. Grindelwald escapes during a transfer. Once this is discovered many people put together plans to try and recapture the evil Wizard. The story unfolds from there…

The first half of the movie was hollow and confusing. The continuation from the first installment was almost non-existent. There should have been more back story tied in. There is a lot more star power in this installment and that alone makes the movie worth seeing. The last half or should I say the last 35 minutes of the movie is where everything happens and everything comes together. What you see in that 35 minutes makes it almost worth what you went through to get to that point.

The best aspects of the movie are the cool special effects, the cinematography and the costumes, especially what the women are wearing. The movie is long, but it does move quite quickly once things pick up. The door is left open for a 3rd installment. If you are following this J.K. Rowling series, then don’t miss this 2nd installment.

This is a 2 Star Movie!!