THE CUT | REVIEW: Pacific Rim

FILM: PACIFIC RIM DIRECTOR: Guillermo del Toro TOWERS: 4 / 5 I remember when I was a kid standing in a monstrous line for RETURN OF THE JEDI.  The line wrapped around the corner of the exterior of the building and that anxious...
by Drew Waller


The Purge

Film: The Purge Director: James DeMonaco Tower rating: 1 out of 5 There are few things I dislike more than paying to sit in a crowded theater and listen to teenagers gossip, laugh and carry on throughout the entire film (man, I...
by Treasure Groh



The Way, Way Back

FILM: The Way, Way Back DIRECTOR: Nat Faxon and Jim Rash TOWERS: 5 out of 5 Nostalgia is a damn powerful thing. You never know when it will hit you and what it will do once it has you in its grip. The good news about THE WAY, W...
by Drew Waller


World War Z

FILM: WORLD WAR Z DIRECTOR: MARK FORSTER TOWERS: 2.5 out of 5 Everyone loves a good scare, let’s just put that out there. The idea of a global pandemic potentially killing off everyone you love within seconds of exposure, tha...
by Drew Waller


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Monsters U

[with guest reviewers EVA – age 3 and her mother AMBER] FILM: MONSTERS UNIVERSITY DIRECTOR: DAN SCANLON TOWERS: 4 out of 5 Pixar has created a true art form with the meticulous, gorgeous computer animation for the silver scre...
by Drew Waller



Man of Steel

FILM: “Man of Steel” DIRECTOR: Zach Snyder TOWERS: 3 out of 5 On the week of June 14th, Superman marked his 75th anniversary — an anniversary worthy of celebrating before a reboot that takes folks back to the ...
by Drew Waller


Kings of Summer

FILM: “Kings of Summer” DIRECTOR: Jordan Vogt-Roberts TOWERS: 4 out of 5 “Kings of Summer” makes you walk out of the theater thinking, “Why didn’t I do that when I was a kid?” The “that” being ...
by Drew Waller



This Is The End

FILM: THIS IS THE END DIRECTORS: EVAN GOLDBERG / SETH ROGEN TOWERS: 4.5 out of 5 Not to start this review off like a Seinfeld skit but people recently seem to have this odd add-on phrase to their way of summing their conversati...
by Drew Waller



Now You See Me

FILM: NOW YOU SEE ME DIRECTOR: LOUIS LETERRIER TOWERS: 3.5/5 Slight of hand. Nothing up the sleeve. When you hear the word. We’ve heard them all: the world of magic and illusion as popularized from the gas lamps of Vaudeville...
by Drew Waller

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Star Trek

Film: Star Trek Director: J. J. Abrams Tower rating: 4 out of 5 towers by Jasmine Zweifler and Drew Waller When it was announced earlier this year that J.J. Abrams would not only be the man behind the Star Trek reboot but the n...
by iSPY Team