David has written 4 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2019.

  • Men in Black: International

    Men in Black: International

    ★½

    Men in Black: International is unfortunately one of the least interesting and creative blockbusters I've seen in a long time. The film seemed like it had the intention of revitalizing the MIB franchise and wanted to offer a very different and unique entry that would seperate itself from the other installments. But somehow, despite great creative talents involved, Sony managed to produce a film that felt like it was torn apart and put back together again until it lost anything…

  • Cold Pursuit

    Cold Pursuit

    ★½

    Cold Pursuit is a very surprisingly bizarre and somewhat contradictory film. It's a movie that clearly wants to be a drama with a lot of comedy but never commits to either genre. There are several depressing and dark sequences during the first act that led me to believe I was in for something emotionally powerful. But as the movie progressed, it became more and more comical, yet it never made me laugh. The movie never defined itself as a comedy…

  • Escape Room

    Escape Room

    ★½

    Escape Room is a movie that surprisingly has a decent amount of character development and creativity when it comes to the escape rooms, but a very low amount of fun and unnecessary setup for a sequel prevents the movie from being anything more than a studio cash grab. Almost no character arcs are resolved, there are more questions than answers, and the movie is trying so hard to make these characters have depth that they forgot to make a lot…

  • Holmes & Watson

    Holmes & Watson

    Holmes and Watson is a very bad film that wastes the great cast's time, the audience's time, and their brain cells as well. I honestly wouldn't say the film is as bad as many have led me to believe, but it's really dumb and doesn't deserve money or attention. Nearly every joke fell flat, and the ones that didn't were mostly unintentional. The film has so many problems, and by far one of the biggest is the fact that it…