Movie reviews of Alex Brannan

These are all the movies and series that Alex has reviewed. Read more at: CineFiles Movie Reviews.

Number of movie reviews: 521 / 521

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Has an ambitious narrative diversion from the normal marriage plots. But the execution of this narrative is sloppy at best. Review

6.8

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2017-05-31

2017

As a straight drama about the plight of the soldier, it can only be seen in bright, effective glimpses. Review

5.0

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2017-05-30

2017

The swashbuckling story remains a distinctly Pirates one, but it is over-loaded and heavy, dragging pacing down in the progress. Review

5.0

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2017-05-28

2017

It just doesn’t hold water... Review

4.2

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2017-05-26

2017

The few jump scares don’t make up for a general lack of suspense in the film. Review

7.5

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2017-05-16

2017

Incoherence both visually and narratively denies the film from having any credibility. Review

1.6

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2017-05-08

2017

An odd, detached sequel to the Alien franchise. Review

5.0

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2017-05-06

2017

Overall, the writing is just too on the nose. Review

5.8

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2017-05-04

2017

It may not rise to the level of getting under the skin as it intends to, but it tows the line between satire and the dread of an earnest thriller well. Review

5.8

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2017-04-28

2017

Witty and humorous as it is, it suffers from its stylized pacing issues and uninspired use of source material. Review

5.0

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2017-04-28

2017

By no means is it the worse, but it was the first film in the series to show cracks in the otherwise full-proof high concept mold. Review

6.7

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2017-04-25

2017

It doesn’t help any that none of the characters we are introduced to have any discernible voice or characterization. Review

2.5

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2017-04-21

2017

Unabashed popcorn-crunching entertainment. Review

6.7

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2017-04-20

2017

Without narrative cohesion and pacing, the film trickles by with only a handful of laughs to be had. Review

3.3

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2017-04-16

2017

The flashy direction and snappy editing does not make up for the lack of engrossing action in the long-term. Review

6.7

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2017-04-12

2017

This ambition is wasted on a final product that doesn’t allow its thought-provoking questions to spell out a similarly fascinating story. Review

4.2

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2017-04-11

2017

Loud noises and people in cars doing things that would get normal people killed. Review

10

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2017-04-10

2017

A mindless action romp that has both a competent director and enough money behind it to make this action genuinely entertaining... Review

7.5

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2017-04-08

2017

The flashy style of rapidly edited heist sequences and meandering split screens doesn’t add much beyond flair. Review

5.0

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2017-04-07

2017

It is intriguing and written with energy, but it leads the audience in a linear path to a meaning that would otherwise have a satisfying amount of ambiguity. Review

5.8

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2017-04-07

2017

It transcends rational thinking. It is enjoyable for its blatant, inherent flaws. It’s just damn good. Review

9.1

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2017-04-07

2017

Has a lot to offer in its short runtime in the way of cinematic energy and narrative depth. And it’s also just funny. Review

9.1

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2017-04-05

2017

Utilizes strong visual effects technology to justify its live action redux. Review

6.7

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2017-03-31

2017

The film isn’t perfect, and adding up the minor issues may create a long list, but the film as a whole is a worthwhile addition to the genre. Review

6.7

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2017-03-30

2017

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