SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) It’s DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday, film critic Tony Toscano joined Good Morning Utah with Brian Carlson to give his reviews.
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
“Girl’s Night” will go down in the ledger books as one of the worst film of 2017.
The film is replete with crude jokes, offensive images and nasty behavior including a zip-line gag that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “make it rain.”
Pass this one by at all costs.
It gets an F and is rated R.
Several months after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges.
“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is not just another ‘origin’ story rehashing how the web-slinger began his career as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
This a more of a coming of age story about a young man moving from his awkward teenage years into adulthood and taking responsibility for himself and the things most important to him.
Tom Holland is well cast as the boy on the brink of manhood who is coming to terms with his powers. Holland’s Peter Parker is a wide-eyed innocent trying to help and stumbling over his own feet all the while longing for the day he will become something greater than the some his parts.
Robert Downey Jr. is on hand as Tony Stark (Ironman), who sees in the young man something familiar and hopeful. Stark allows the newbie superhero to take his first few steps into the bigger world of “The Avengers.”
“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is an engaging and action-packed summer blockbuster, but offers more than explosions and special effects. There’s a deep insight into the inner workings of a superhero.
It gets an A and is rated PG-13.