Category: Movies

Here you will find all Just a Guy’s movie articles and film reviews. Movies are based on a four star scoring system:
Zero stars: Forget it
One star: Waste of time
Two stars: Decent
Three stars: Suggested
Four stars: Excellent/Must see

Straight Outta Compton movie review

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F. Gary Gray’s biopic tells the story of legendary rap group NWA, with a script by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff. Biopics are a difficult beast. It is very hard to condense a person’s entire life and/or career into a

Danny Collins Movie Review

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Al Pacino is one of the greatest actors to ever grace the screen. Pacino, in his twilight years, has done mainly made for television projects recently. Here and there, he’ll pop up in a feature film. He takes on the

Jurassic World Review


Collin Trevorrow’s “Jurassic World” is now the third highest grossing movie of all time. It shattered countless records on its opening weekend. Because of this, I was eager to see what the hype was all about. While it is indeed

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Original Mad Max

George Miller returns to the post apocalyptic wasteland he created in the late 1970’s. Miller broke ground with “Mad Max,” the dystopian action film from 1979. It starred a then unknown Mel Gibson, and kicked off what would end up

Ant-Man Review

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Marvel’s Ant-Man is one of the universes’s lesser known characters. Only true comic lovers will recognize this character. That fact made this film hard to market. However, the MCU is so large and connected, people will see it regardless. The

Furious 7 Movie Review

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It’s hard to believe that a 2001 street racing drama would evolve into Universal’s most successful franchise. That is exactly what “The Fast and the Furious” has become. This latest installment, “Furious 7,” will be remembered for one main caveat:

Heat: 20 years later

Al Pacino in 1996

Heat: The greatest film ever made not named The Godfather. This year will mark the 20th anniversary of Michael Mann’s Heat; an epic crime saga set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. December 15th will be the exact date of

86th Academy Awards Predictions

The Oscars take place on Sunday, March 2nd this year. All predictions are made based off of the nominated pictures for each category listed below. Best Picture American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Nebraska 12 Years a

Top Movies To Look Forward To In 2014

2014 is finally here and while we had some great films in 2013, we have just as many to look forward to this year. We take a look at some of the most highly anticipated movies of the new year

The Wolf of Wall Street Movie Review

“The Wolf of Wall Street” is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, and Margot Robbie. Scorsese’s latest picture and fifth collaboration with Leonardo Dicaprio is “The Wolf of Wall Street.”  It is a film