Bloodshot

“Bloodshot” is based on the best-selling comic book of the same name. Vin Diesel is Ray Garrison a decorated Soldier who gets killed in the line of duty. Ray is brought back to life by the RST Corporation. Loaded with a lot of nano-technology in his veins Ray is stronger than ever and is able to heal quickly if injured.

Although Ray is not in complete control of his mind and that’s where the problems start. The RST Corporation can alter Ray’s memories at any given time. Ray does not know what is real and what isn’t, but he is determined to get to the bottom of the situation. The story unfolds from there…

There is no plot. No solid story, but tons of non-stop action and special effects. The Cinematography was on point! It’s a bit sad…I had high hopes for “Bloodshot”. I counted down the minutes to when I could leave the theater. Vin Diesel does a good job with what he was given, but he isn’t the only person in the movie.

“Bloodshot” is best viewed on Cable, Blu-Ray or DVD.

This is a 2 Star Movie!!

Alien: Covenant

Ok, Ok, Ok…I had not planned to see “Alien: Covenant”, especially after seeing “Life” back in March and having nightmares to boot! But my curiosity got the best of me plus, I have seen the other three “Alien” installments. So here goes…

“Alien: Covenant” is an epic Sci-Fi/Action/Adventure that has parts of “Prometheus”, but also gets back to its original roots of “In-gestation” and “Incubation”.
Believe it or not this 4th installment is fresh! It does pick up some parts of “Prometheus” to remind you of what transpired there over the past few years.

What really makes “Alien: Covenant” work is the cast. This cast is way better than the “Life” cast and is on par with the 1979 hit “Alien” which starred Sigourney Weaver. Michael Fassbender reprises his role from “Prometheus”.

“Bloody, Edge-of-Your Seat Suspenseful and Intriguing” are how to best describe “Alien: Covenant”.
Michael Fassbender is such a “Butt”, but I mean that in a nice way. There always has to be an “Antagonist” in these types of movies and he is it!!

The door has been left open again! so I suspect we will see a 5th installment in a couple of years.

This is a 3 ½ Star Movie!!

Lawless

Set in the 1930’s in Franklin County Virginia, “LawLess” is about the Bondurant Brothers (Forrest, Howard and Jack) who run a backwoods restaurant/general store. This backwoods store is a front for their real business which is bootlegging. They package up their booze and make their deliveries in the wee hours of the night.
The local sheriff and his men have take bribes and left the brother to their own devices. When a Chicago lawman (Guy Pearce) comes to town and tries to put the brothers out of business a war erupts. The story unfolds from there…

“Lawless” starts off boring and slow. The first 30 minutes will lull you to sleep, but all of a sudden the movie picks up and is like a run away freight train flying down a dirty track. The violence is gruesome and bloody. The movie is just “Ok”. It’s not as interesting as I had hoped given the cast. The dialog of the movie leaves something to be desired. At times it’s difficult to understand what is being said.

The paid critics were “luke warm” about “Lawless”, so am I!!!