Harland has written 122 reviews for films during 2019.

  • Murder Mystery

    Murder Mystery

    Murder Mystery is always on the brink of being funny and entertaining but is just so damn corny and over the top. They use boring storylines as a way to develop characters despite them being irrelevant to the overall story and no one was really likeable. What I normally like about Adam Sandler movies is despite how bad some of them can be everyone is pretty likeable but I found it hard to care about or even root for anyone. All the twists were just boring and felt useless.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★★

    Pet Sematary (2019) is one of those films you watch and just expect to hate but you leave the theatre surprised that you actually enjoyed it or at least that's how my experience. My girlfriend went to see this for me and she's a huge Stephen King fan even though she hates horror, she read the book loved it, watched the movie liked it but she didn't like that the remake was so different from the original source material. I'm…

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★

    I can see why people like Detective Pikachu but personally there was nothing I found very intriguing or memorable about the story. I loved the visuals and the character designs were incredible but the acting was below subpar for the most part and the story was just boring. I will say the film showed some heart at times and it does have it's entertaining moments. I will say the film delivers on some of its promises like the movie is…

  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    ★★★

    I finally watched Dora And The Lost City Of Gold and it was surprisingly not horrible. Listen, obviously, this movie wasn't great but it surprisingly did have a lot going for it. It's a solid film for a family to just sit down and enjoy, it was actually a lot of fun and entertaining. The whole movie is over the top and is filled with cliches and lazy writing but the movie was made to be stupid fun for kids…

  • Child's Play

    Child's Play

    ★★★½

    I watched this a couple of months ago but I gotta say that I don't get why so many people hate this movie. I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed it like the new voices and cast were actually pretty likeable and entertaining. I will admit it obviously had a lot of issues and the whole anti-consumer and society sucks narrative was tired and just uninteresting but the horror was great, it was funny, the cast had some…

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★★

    Just wanted to quickly say this because I've been watching Marriage Story reviews today and everyone's biggest issue with the film seems to be about how the film is more about the divorce then the marriage but I believe what makes this movie so good is how well they tell the story of the marriage through the divorce. I believe this is just as much about the marriage as it is the divorce but I guess that's more of just my perspective on it.

  • The Farewell

    The Farewell

    ★★★

    I don't know why I didn't love this film, I mean it's structured perfectly and is the type of film I'd normally love. Something personal, a little fun with great moments and pacing but for some reason, it just didn't resonate with me. I'm not going to make my in-depth review yet because I'm going to give it a second watch and see if I find a new perspective on it.

  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★★½

    Plot- American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

    When I first heard about Ford V Ferrari it looked interesting but it wasn't something I felt like I needed to…

  • Holiday Rush

    Holiday Rush

    I don't have a lot say about this film other then it's just really bad but I want to post at least one review every day for the rest of the year and I'm working on a lot of reviews for films I actually have something to say about so look out for those. Anyways Holiday Rush is a bad movie not just because of how ridiculous and ludicrous the writing and execution was but because the film didn't know…

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★★

    Plot- A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a gruelling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.


    Wow. I mean what else can I really say about this film. I'm still trying to deconstruct what I just watched. Marriage Story doesn't really feel like a movie, it's so real and raw that it feels more like you are actually experiencing everything that's happening in the film. The film is extremely realistic to the point…

  • Free Solo

    Free Solo

    ★★★★

    Super interesting yet very sad at the same time. Definitely a great watch and something I'd recommend to check out. It's something better looked at in many different ways and from different perspectives.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★½

    Plot- When a crime novelist dies just after his 85th birthday, an inquisitive detective arrives at his estate to investigate. He soon sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind the writer's untimely demise.

    Knives Out is a film I was surprised to see we even got in our theatre. It was definitely a film I wanted to see but I just never expected to get the chance to actually experience in it's…