‘Baywatch’ is Pure Summer Fun
By HEATHER TURK Front Row Features Film Critic Right from the opening sequence where Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson jumps into the ocean in slow motion to save someone’s life, it’s clear that Paramount Pictures’ big-screen adaptation of “Baywatch” isn’t taking itself too seriously. And that’s a good t [...]
Yo-Ho-Hum 5th ‘Pirates’ Goes Adrift
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic While there’s no denying that its CGI effects are stunning and its massive set pieces are impressive, Disney’s latest “Pirates of the Caribbean” outing still manages to seem going-through-the-motions generic. Like Pierce Brosn [...]
‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Is A Hot Mess
By HEATHER TURK Front Row Features Film Critic Two years after “Fifty Shades of Grey” steamed up multiplexes everywhere, its long-awaited sequel, “Fifty Shades Darker,” hits theaters just in time for Valentine’s Day. Based on the second novel in E.L. James’ best-selling “Fifty Shades” erotica tri [...]