Review: ‘A Wish For Giants’ Warms Your Heart

A Wish For Giants Release Date: February 17, 2018 Run Time: 1 hour 18 minutes Reviewed By: Reel Reviews Over Brews Sophie (Naysa Altmeyer) meets a kindred spirit in Roxie (Alexa Mechling), a young girl with an inoperable brain tumor and the impossible wish to meet Bigfoot. As if the task at hand isn’t hard enough, Sophie must contend with meddling Read More →

Review: ‘The God Inside My Ear’ – One Trippy Ride

The God Inside My Ear Release Date: August 2017 Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes Reviewed By: Reel Reviews Over Brews After experiencing a peculiar and sudden breakup with her boyfriend, Elizia discovers a world of conspiracies, strange voices and horrifying visions. Holy ayahuasca trip, Batman! This is one trippy movie. Go into it with an open mind and you Read More →

Review: ‘Kill Switch’… The Way We Want Video Game Movies To Be

Kill Switch Theatrical Release Date: June 16, 2017 Guest review from Reel Reviews Over Brews Kill Switch is a video game style movie that takes place in a future world. In this future world an experiment is taking place to produce unlimited energy, which is being taken from parallel universes. The experiment takes a turn for the worse and pilot/physicist, Will Porter (Dan Read More →

Review: ‘Baywatch’ – A Summer Blockbuster Is Coming…

Baywatch Theatrical Release Date: May 25, 2017 Guest review from Reel Reviews Over Brews Baywatch is based on the popular 90’s TV series starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson.  The film stars Dwayne Johnson, playing Mitch Buchannon, who is the head of the Baywatch lifeguard team. The team also includes CJ Parker (Kelly Rohrback) and Stephanie Holden (Ilfenesh Hadera). Mitch has to Read More →

Review: ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ Has Everlasting Message

Tomorrow Ever After Theatrical Release Date: May 5, 2017 Guest review from Reel Reviews Over Brews Tomorrow Ever After follows a woman, named Shaina (Ela Thier), who claims to have come from the year 2592. Something goes wrong while she is visiting some physicists, who experiment with time travel, and Shaina ends up stranded in 2015. As a historian in her Read More →

Review: ‘Arrival’

Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) is quickly becoming one of Hollywood’s must see directors, with his unique vision of storytelling and character portrayal, Villeneuve is revolutionizing how we watch films. Based on the short story “Story of Your Life” by author Ted Chiang and written for the screen by Eric Heisserer, Arrival explores extraterrestrial contact in a fresh, new way which pays Read More →

Review: ‘Doctor Strange’- A Mind-Blowing Journey into Marvel’s Multiverse

The Sorcerer Supreme has arrived into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and everything you have come to know about comic book movies will be turned upside down. Doctor Strange, directed by Scott Derrickson (Deliver Us From Evil) is the fourteenth film in the MCU and the first to introduce audiences to Marvel’s multiverse, a collection of alternate universes that will open Read More →

Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’- How far would you go to stand up for your convictions?

How far would you go to stand up for your convictions? This is question to ponder as you watch Hacksaw Ridge, a story based around a young man of faith going off to war to do what’s right. Director Mel Gibson returns behind the camera to tell this incredible true story of heroism in the face of adversity and in Read More →

Review: ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’

Tom Cruise returns to action as ex-military man Jack Reacher, a drifter who’s out to protect the innocent in the sequel Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Based on the 2013 Jack Reacher novel, Never Go Back by Lee Child and directed by Edward Zwick, the film picks up four years after the original film and finds Reacher back in the Read More →

Review: ‘Black Mass’ – Depp Shines as the Oscar Season Kicks Off

After a series of box office disappointments, Johnny Depp returns with his finest performance of his career in Black Mass, the story of the rise and fall of Whitey Bulger, Boston’s most notorious gangster. Based on the 2001 book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill and directed Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Tomorrowland’

“Inspiring people makes the world a better place”, a quote from a young Frank Walker in Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland which opens this weekend in theaters. A film that would like to do just that, inspire young people to dream big and achieve greatness to help better our world and save the future, a noble goal and a powerful message for this generation. Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Chappie’- This Robot Story Doesn’t Compute

South African-born filmmaker Neill Blomkamp returns for his third science fiction film in the last 6 years, Chappie, a film about a a robot who becomes the first of his kind with the ability to think and feel for himself. Like all of Blomkamp’s films, class warfare takes center stage as an underdog must rise up to fight against the high tech authoritative establishment. Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Americons’- The Price of Success is Sometimes Too High

Like The Wolf of Wall Street and Boiler Room before it, Americons aims to take on the topic of greed in this country, but this time, the real estate fiasco which occurred during the Bush administration is the target. This “based on a true story” tale attempts to bring to light some of the shady goings on that transpired during the sub prime mortgage Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Blackhat’- Cyber Thriller from Michael Mann

Michael Mann (Miami Vice, Heat) returns to the directors chair after a six year absence from big budget feature films to bring us Blackhat, a cyber thriller starring Chris Hemsworth as the criminal hacker tapped to save the world. Mann has a knack for taking current events topic and turning them into an award worthy feature, but this far-fetched sloppy attempt at depicting Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Predestination’- The Future is What You Make It

Time traveling is not a new concept for the world of cinema, but Predestination attempts to add a new ripple into the genre with a highly innovative story by directors Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig (Daybreakers). Reuniting with the directors for a second go around is actor Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), who leads this exceptionally talented international cast, which includes Noah Taylor (Edge of Tomorrow) and Sarah Snook (Jessabelle), into Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘The Imitation Game’- This is One Game You Must See to Believe

Alan Turing was a key figure in helping the allies win World War II. Known for his expertise as a mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and philosopher, he was a pioneering computer scientist who created the template for what would become the computers we use today. However, his accomplishments were never publicly known due to his criminal prosecution for being a homosexual.

Michael’s Review: ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’- This One’s Not Heaven Sent

When I first heard of director Ridley Scott’s willingness to make a feature length interpretation of the story of Moses and his quest to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, I had my doubts of the outcome. Scott has not had a very good track record of making historically epic films with duds like 1492: Conquest of Paradise and Kingdom of Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘After The Fall’- What Would You Do to Survive?

What would you do if your life was suddenly thrown into turmoil and you could no longer support your family? That’s the premise of the new film from first time director Saar Klein who explores the basic human needs and survival instincts of a man on the brink and the mental toll that the subject experiences throughout his change. Can Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘The Hunger Games Mockinjay Part 1’- Prelude to the End

The Hunger Games film franchise has been one of the most popular in recent memory. From the first film on, the film’s premise has centered around murder and class warfare, but at the center of that bleakness was a beacon of hope, Katniss Everdeen, however, in Mockingjay Part 1, that hope takes a turn for the worse. Centered around the Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Foxcatcher’- Sometimes the Price of Fame is Too Costly

I remember the murder of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz like it was just yesterday. Being from the Philadelphia area, the story was all that anyone talked about for weeks after the tragedy. Not only was Dave Schultz an Olympic gold medalist, but John du Pont and his family were such big personalities in these parts. It’s not everyday you get to relive a Read More →