Chris Richmond

Chris Richmond

Filmmaker. Film-lover. If you have questions or comments, I love talking with fellow movie fans.

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  • Friend Request

    Friend Request

    ½

    Literally just Unfriended, except (astonishingly) unquestionably worse in virtually every fashion and devoid of any interest or effort whatsoever.

    Is the lesson seriously "Trying to be friends with lonely weirdos and distancing when they can't chill is worse than ignoring those people and dehumanizing them"?

    Holy fuck I hate this.

  • Kangaroo Jack

    Kangaroo Jack

    ★★

    I'm utterly shocked this held up as well as it did.

    It's dumb as fuck, but as far as kids movies with dumb-as-fuck premises, it's a lot more wholesome and fun than you'd expect.

    And quite honestly, there are no other movies quite like this one. Or if there are, I haven't heard of them, and I need to know about them.

    Christopher Walken turns in a hilarious cameo ("anathema to me"), while the various hijinks ensue speedily and with…

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    That was the least interesting superhero movie I've ever seen.

    Not the worst, mind you. Maybe the second worst. But at least Catwoman runs under two hours and offers so-bad-it's-good entertainment.

    Infinity War is a bloated piece of empty, corporate garbage.

    This movie takes TWO AND A HALF HOURS to tell a story that could've been done in 80 minutes.

    The worst part is that roughly 75% of this is characters standing around talking to each other about what just…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don't think this is necessarily an outright bad film, but what the fuck is the point here?

    Is the point that war is hell? If so, this is obvious to everyone already. Films like Saving Private Ryan or We Were Soldiers depict the visual atrocity and gut-wrenching fear, pain, and confusion of soldiers much more viscerally and accurately. This is a bleached, PG-13 affair that seems content to shy away from the blood, the burning corpses, and the horrifically…