Movieman630 has written 3 reviews for films rated β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½ during 2022.

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

    A pretty β€œmeh” script is elevated by Marvel’s usual great cast and the fact that they allowed their director to give the film something of a unique flavor. It oddly struggles with some important aspects like giving its villain proper motivation, keeping a solid sense of humor and landing emotional beats. Perhaps it’s biggest issue is that it doesn’t actually explore its concept nearly as much as it could have.

    That said, it is basically saved in the directing chair.…

  • Jumanji: The Next Level

    Jumanji: The Next Level

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

    Not a particularly well-crafted movie, but the actors are having a ton of fun, and in the end that’s enough for it to be entertaining.

  • Lethal Weapon

    Lethal Weapon

    β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

    A very well done, if pretty standard, buddy cop flick. I'm fully aware that part of the reason this film is so standard is because of how many films copied it. That said, much of this film is still very much of its time. It's also entertaining, fun and well acted.