Robo has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★ during 2019.

  • 6 Underground

    6 Underground

    ★★

    What’s bizarre about this movie is that whether you love or hate Michael Bay you know exactly what you’re going to get. 

    The action set pieces here are genuinely impressive if not only for the fact that no one does them like this. This isn’t focused on clean choreography or long takes or “reality”, this is all about kinetics. After a dull meandering VO from Reynolds the film slams you into a ridiculous set piece that is without context and…

  • Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw

    ★★

    Netflix is a monster - there's no denying that. Instead of being a reanimated corpse, or man turned to beast once a month, or the living dead, Netflix is more akin a reverse vampire, biting the necks of creators and pumping them with so much creative control they explode at the seams, splattering the screens of users.

    Dan Gilroy, wrote and directed an amazing feature in 'Nightcrawler', followed that up with a bizarre Denzel vehicle that not even a strong…