Articles by Mark Espinosa

BUMBLEBEE Review

I will readily admit – the news of a (at the time, potential) TRANSFORMERS spin-off film was met with quite the eye roll from yours…


A SIMPLE FAVOR Review

Stephanie Smothers (played by Anna Kendrick), a recently-widowed single mother, seems like your average, everyday suburban supermom. When she’s not volunteering – some would say…


THOROUGHBREDS Review

As the old adage goes, “appearances can be deceiving.” The sereneness of the suburbs (of – let’s just say – more “affluent” neighborhoods) is a…


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Review

Well, folks – the time has come. Ten years and eighteen films later, the Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches its crescendo with AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. And…


DEATH WISH Review

Dr. Paul Kersey (played by Bruce Willis) is an ER surgeon in Chicago who lives a happy, comfortable life in the suburbs with his wife…


RED SPARROW Review

In Russia, Dominika Egorova (played by Jennifer Lawrence) is a famous ballerina, wowing audiences every week with her grace and elegance. Unfortunately, her dancing career…


ANNIHILATION Review

I still remember sitting in my local arthouse theater three years ago, eagerly awaiting a film that I initially had zero interest in, but was…


BLACK PANTHER Review

After ten years and seventeen films of world-building, it’s become very difficult to not get excited when the next Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film comes…


STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Review

If there’s one thing that the last two weeks have reinforced for me, it’s that the age of social media (that we currently live in) can…


THE DISASTER ARTIST Review

There’s one litmus test that, in my opinion, easily helps separate the casual moviegoers from the cinephiles, and it boils down to one simple question:…