The Willoughbys (2020) Review

A COLORFUL (YET CHOPPY) FAMILY STORY   In 2019, Netflix released Klaus, a Christmas holiday themed animated feature, that was to be the streaming services first attempt into the animated world of cartoon storytelling. Launched in November (a month or so prior Christmas), the film, which was directed by Sergio Pablo, serves as an alternate origin story of Santa Claus

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Abigail (2020) Review (525th Review)

A DISAPPOINTING STEAMPUNK FANTASY   Within the many genres of storytelling, the spectacle and fascination of steampunk has caught the attention of many viewers / readers across; providing a new landscape medium of backdrop settings, depictions of society, and of alternatives takes of imagination. In a nutshell, Steampunk is a retrofuturistic subgenres of sci-fi / fantasy that incorporates technology and

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Impractical Jokers: The Movie (2020) Review

FOREVER YOUR BOYS   In an age of comedic “hidden camera” shows and impromptu jokes / gags reality TV video series such as Candid Camera, Jackass, Punk’d, Crank Yankers, the program Impractical Jokers comes up to join the ranks of these shows and (over the years) has garnished quite a following for its hilarious situations that fill their scheduled time

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Cinematic Flashback: The Princess and the Frog (2009) Review

In the South land, there’s a city, way down on the river. Where the women are very pretty, and all the men deliver. They got music. It’s always playin’. Start the daytime, go all through the night. When you hear that music playin’, hear what I’m saying, it make you feel all right….as Jason’s Movie Blog’s celebrates the “cinematic flashback”

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Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back – Evolution (2020) Review

A DISAPPOINTING POKEMON REMAKE   Back in 1997, the Japanese anime series of Pokémon (i.e. Pocket Monster), introducing viewers to a colorful episodic adventure within a cartoon world of the vast and diverse range of these Pokémon creatures and beings. In a nutshell, the original TV show followed the series main protagonist character of Ash Ketchum, along with Pikachu (his

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Trolls World Tour (2020) Review

BECAUSE YOU CAN’T HARMONIZE ALONE   Back in 2016, DreamWorks Animation released Trolls, a colorful and musically charged animated feature that was based off the Trolls dolls toy figures (created by Thomas Dam). Directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn, the film, which starred the voices of Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and host of several other celebrity /

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Bloodshot (2020) Review

AN INTERESTING PREMISE THAT FIZZLES OUT   In the cinematic age of superheroes blockbusters dominating the box office and the general moviegoer’s attention, action movies are scrambling for attention. Big named mask and costumed characters from Marvel and DC comic books have certainly been at the forefront of lucrative “moneymaking”, while other publishing companies have been approached for a theatrical

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