Category Archives: Movie Reviews

WOW! NO CLOWNING AROUND AS SCARY “IT” (2017) BRINGS A FIRST WEEKEND GROSS OF $123 MILLION

WHY AN INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCES IMPORTANT TO AMERICAN FILMS: Regular visitors to Bob Fisher at the Movies here at News3LV.com often find a reference in my reviews to the importance of both the “Domestic Box Office” figures, and the “International Box Office” figures. The word coming out of China this week strengthens the public awareness of […]

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BABY DRIVER (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

“THE WORST MOVIE BOX OFFICE IN 15 YEARS!” Facts are facts folks. No way to sugarcoat the truth. The combined revenue from the “Top Twelve” films of this past week failed to total $50 Million. According to those that track the numbers — this has not happened over a period of an August week in […]

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GOOD TIME (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

“THE NEW DARK FILM “GOOD TIME” IS ANYTHING BUT A GOOD TIME” GOOD TIME (2017) Score: B Rated R for language, violence, drug use and sexual content. Running time of 101 minutes. With most of our reviewed films this summer, the positive comments seem to revolve around strong acting. In this week’s featured review, GOOD […]

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LOGAN LUCKY (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

“It’s OCEAN’S 11, but with rednecks — and it’s a damn fun time” LOGAN LUCKY (2017) Score: B+ Rated PG with a running time of 119 minutes This is classic Steven Soderbergh sinking his teeth into his bread and butter art — making the “heist” film! It’s OCEANS 11, 12 AND 13 all over again […]

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HITMAN’S BODYGUARD (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

“IT’S A LATE 80’S MOVIE WITH A PREDICTABLE PLOT, BUT WHO CARES!” HITMAN’S BODYGUARD (2017) Score: B+ Rated R with a running time of 111 minutes Congratulations to director Patrick Hughes. At the tender age of 39 he is already an Australian film director, film editor, film producer and screenwriter. HITMAN’S BODYGUARD is a hoot. […]

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ON THE BEACH (1959) MOVIE REVIEW

LOCKED AND LOADED – “There is still time, brother!” ON THE BEACH (1959) Score: A Running time: 134 minutes Not Rated ON THE BEACH was released at the end of December, 1959. With three movie theaters owned and operated by my parents, I watched this movie for the first time at 12 and half years […]

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KIDNAP (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

KIDNAP (2017) Score: D Rated R, Runtime 82 Minutes Academy Award winner Halle Berry delivers a strong performance. The film has its moments under the direction of Luis Prieto. Unfortunately the screenplay from writer Knate Gwaltney is sorely lacking. As one of the people who played a major role in bringing AMBER Alert to the […]

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DETROIT (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

“HOW CAN BLACK AMERICA EVER FORGIVE WHITE AMERICA?” DETROIT (2017) Score: B Rated R , Runtime 143 minutes Immediately following the Las Vegas press screening of DETROIT, I asked my two guests a troubling question. Still inside the theater auditorium I said, “How can Black America ever forgive White America?” Their response was not surprising: […]

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