Gavin Grades the Movies

Review: Pacific Rim Uprising

I saw Pacific Rim , the first one, in the movie theater. I own the movie on bluray, I think. If you were to ask me a single thing about that movie, I couldn’t answer it accurately. It was a completely and utterly forgettable movie. Was it fun? Probably. Did it look cool? Most likely. Was it a...
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Review: Tomb Raider

Remember how great it felt to rush home from school so you could fired up the Playstation and play Tomb Raider when it first came out? Man, what a great game that was. Let’s forget about how Uncharted came out a few years later and blew everything the entire Tomb Raider series ever achieved out of...
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Review: Annihilation

B efore I say anything I want to establish that writer/director Alex Garland is very good at what he does. The man has the capacity of telling really smart and challenging sci-fi and horror. He’s written some of my favorites like 28 Days Later, Sunshine , and the shockingly great reboot of Judge...
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Review: Black Panther

U sually, I can’t stand it when I go into a movie that a ton of people have already seen and have been hyping it up. In the case of Black Panther , there had never been a more-hyped Marvel film. The lead-up was epic with lines like “the greatest superhero film ever made” and “Marvel’s finest...
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Review: The Hitman's Bodyguard

Video of The Hitman's Bodyguard Red Band Trailer #1 (2017) Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson Action Movie HD It’s been well documented on my show that I think Ryan Reynolds is golden god who can do no wrong. He’s no George Clooney but no mortal can be. Reynolds has always managed to capture...
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Review: Annabelle: Creation

Video of ANNABELLE: CREATION - Official Trailer 2 I’ve said this many, many times on this blog but horror is the second most subjective genre in film (the first being comedy). What’s scary to me, may not be scary to you. Perfect example is The Conjuring franchise, which started only four years ago...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Most people hate looking at what critics say before they see a movie because they want to make up their own minds. I’ve never had a problem of making up my own mind on a movie and often look at what critics are saying before I go to a screening. In the case of the much anticipated Batman Vs...
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