Jim Dixon retired from practicing law not a moment too soon, and now works as a freelance writer and film critic. A lifelong and unrepentant movie geek, he firmly believes that everything you need to know in life you can learn at the movies. He lives in upstate New York.
Aimed squarely at Christian audiences looking for inspirational family entertainment, Samson is a preachy and plodding drama that’s light on excitement, action or any
12 Strong feels on a par with the cringeworthy, overly patriotic action films made during the significant wars of America's past, with nothing to
Jackie Chan is in peak form in The Foreigner, and handily wins you over despite the film's dated source material.
Though blessed with a talented cast, Baywatch is overall a shipwreck, due to its rudimentary, unfocused script and few laughs overall.
Overstuffed, generic, and with poorly executed CGI action, The Fate of the Furious is nothing more than another franchise crowd-pleaser.
Entertaining without being too campy or ironic, Power Rangers gives its target audience what they’re looking for - sentiment and nostalgia.