Tag Archives: Universal Pictures

After a Couple of Hits, Shyamalan Is Back to Middling with Old

After a Couple of Hits, Shyamalan Is Back to Middling with Old

James Jay Edwards reviews Old, the newest film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, inspired by the graphic novel Sandcastle. (Universal Pictures) 

The Forever Purge Shows Another Side of the Franchise

James Jay Edwards reviews The Forever Purge, an action horror film written by series creator James DeMonaco and directed by Everardo Gout. (Universal Pictures)

Street Fighter: Rewatching JCVD’s White-Washing, Snow-Blowing Tour De Farce

After it was announced that Jean-Claude Van Damme was high for the duration of Street Fighter, I decided to rewatch with modern eyes. I’m disappointed all over again … for reasons I didn’t predict.

The Hunt Misses the Mark With Its Political Satire

James Jay Edwards reviews The Hunt, a movie scheduled for release last September, that was, until President Trump criticized it via Twitter. It’s in theaters now.

The Invisible Man Reinvents a Classic for the #MeToo Generation

James Jay Edwards reviews The Invisible Man, a new film adaptation of the classic H. G. Wells novel, directed by Leigh Whannell and starring Elisabeth Moss.

Sam Mendes Immerses His Audience in the Frontlines of War With 1917

James Jay Edwards reviews 1917 by Sam Mendes, a film inspired by the actions of his grandfather during World War I.

Cats Is a Fever Dream That Is Destined to Become a Cult Classic

James Jay Edwards reviews Cats, a film adaptation of the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which itself was an adaptation of T.S. Eliot poems. (Universal Pictures)