Dylan has written 5 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2021.

  • Area 51

    Area 51

    Pour one out for Oren Peli’s directing career 😔.

  • Killers Anonymous

    Killers Anonymous

    The end of a long game of telephone Tarantino unknowingly kicked off with Reservoir Dogs and the slew of imitators that followed. Just a garble of influences and styles passing for cleverness.

  • Tom & Jerry

    Tom & Jerry

    This really harkens back to that dark age of family films that were unnecessarily handicapped by the “X goes to the real world” approach. Remember when The Smurfs were sidelined to deal with marital strife and the pressures of being an expecting parent? Blech! I need more Rube Goldberg machines and less hotel event manager politics. It shouldn’t be this hard.

  • The Kissing Booth 2

    The Kissing Booth 2

    The exact kind of frivolous teen movie the first one wanted to be and more. 2 hour runtimes should be outlawed for high school rom coms. Fully ready for the three and a half hour cut of the third installment to be the critical hit of 2021.

  • The War with Grandpa

    The War with Grandpa

    There are two, count ‘em, TWO gags that involve De Niro flashing his goodfellas at Rob Riggle. A little cowardly on the filmmakers part to not go for a third to complete the rule of threes. Someone should really contact one of the producers (of which there are 38, one of whom is Guy Fieri!) to rally for a Hill cut to give us, the fans, what they want: to pants legendary actor Robert De Niro to complete the full…