Chuka McCoy’s Movie Reviews

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[Chuka’s Review Blog] Review-Baby Driver

Baby Driver is the newest film from director Edgar Wright, whose brought us such movies as Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. The movie focuses on Baby (Ansel Elgort), a young getaway driver that constantly listens to music to offset an injury that he got as a kid. He […]

[Chuka’s Review Blog] Review-Wonder Woman(2017)

Wonder Woman is a live action movie adaptation based on the same character in from DC Comics. The movie focuses on Diana(Gal Gadot), princess of the Amazons, and her journey from her homeland to a new world. The Amazons is a race of trained warrior women that lives on an island that is hidden from […]

[Chuka’s Review Blog] Review-Pirates of the Caribbean:Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the fifth and latest film in the Pirates movie franchise. The movie centers around Henry(Brenton Thwaites), whose in search of the trident of Poseidon in order to free his father from a curse(won’t say whom his father is but if you watch the franchise, you’ll […]

[Chuka’s Review Blog] Review- King Arthur:Legend of the Sword

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a new interpretation of the classic story of King Arthur. Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) has been living on his own since a young age. He is very resourceful and living under the radar while growing up. When he pulls the sword from the stone from many men attempting to […]

Review-Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

The original Guardians of the Galaxy came out in 2014 and was beloved by both audiences and critics. I say that it’s sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, earns the same level of praise. The movie focuses on family(one of several movies in 2017 which has that theme) and does a good job exploring […]

Review-Fate of the Furious

Fate of the Furious is the eight installment of the Fast and the Furious series. This movie starts as Dom(Vin Diesel) is approached by a mysterious woman named Cipher(Charlize Theron). Soon afterwards, Dom went rogue and betrays his team with no explanation. Dealing with the aftermath, Mr. Nobody( Kurt Russell) gathers a team of Dom’s […]

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017) is the live action adaptation of the beloved 1991 animated movie of the same name. In the live-action movie, Belle( played by Emma Watson) is a woman whose love of books makes her less than popular with people of her village. Belle lives with her father Maurice(Kevin Kline) and helps […]

Review-Kong:Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island is the latest movie featuring the legendary character King Kong. The movie takes place in 1973 right after the withdrawal from Vietnam. Bill Randa (John Goodman) arranges a team of scientists and soldiers to travel to a mysterious island for research. The leader of the military escort is Preston Packard (Samuel L […]

Double Review-Fifty Shades of Grey and 50 Shades Darker

There is a book that you may have heard of before called Fifty Shades of Grey. I didn’t read the book that the movies were based on. I watched them back to back recently, which is the reason for the double review. Fifty Shades of Grey-The movie centers around a college student named Anastasia Steele(played […]

John Wick: Chapter 2

The first John Wick film, which came out in 2014, is hyper kinetic movie with simplistic story of a grieving ex hitman out for revenge. John Wick: Chapter 2 begins literally where the first one left off. The opening scene features a task John Wick (Keanu Reeves) needs to finish to return to a peaceful […]

Biggest movie disappointments (that I’ve seen) in 2016

Biggest movie disappointments(that I’ve seen) in 2016

Movies/shows I geeked out to in 2016

Movies/shows I geeked out to in 2016

Top 10 movies (that I’ve seen) in 2016

Top 10 movies (that I’ve seen) in 2016

Funny Movies for Election Day

I know everyone is ready for the election to be over. Here’s a few movie choices that will make you laugh at the process. 1. The Campaign-2012 Will Ferrell Vs Zach Galifianakis in political absurdity about what people would do to win. I love this movie and it works on so many different levels. The […]

Review-The Boss

The Boss, the newest film from Melissa McCarthy, focuses on a riches to rag story. Michelle Darnell (McCarthy) is wealthy entrepreneur that would rather be at the top of the business world than let anybody emotional get close to her. When she is arrested and jailed for insider trading, she’s left with no money and […]

Movie Revisited-Tank Girl

I am kicking off a new part of the review blog called Movie Revisited. This will spotlight a movie that I haven’t seen in five years or more to see if it still holds up. The movie that I am starting with is the movie Tank Girl, which came out in 1995. It’s been over […]

Review-Zoolander 2

The original Zoolander movie came out in  2001 and became pretty popular on  DVD. It was silly fun comedy that poked fun at the fashion industry while the fashion industry was in on the joke. Fifteen years later, Zoolander 2 arrives with the same ingredients but not on the same level as the first. The […]

Review-Deadpool

Deadpool is the long awaited movie based on a popular character from the Marvel X-Men universe. Wade Wilson(Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative turned mercenary who doesn’t consider himself a good guy (despite helping good people in his work). When Wade meets Vanessa (Morena Baccarin), who is as warped and twisted as he […]

Biggest movie disappointments in 2015

Biggest movie disappointments (that I’ve seen) in 2015

Guilty pleasure movies I’ve seen in 2015

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Top films that I’ve seen in 2015

Top films that I’ve seen in 2015

Review-Dope

Dope is a coming of age story set in a rough area of current day Los Angeles. The movie centered around Malcolm (Shameik Moore), a high school geek that is looking forward to graduating so he can attend Harvard University. Malcolm,along with his friends Jib and Diggy(Tony Revolori and Kiersey Clemons), plays in a band […]

Review-Spy

Review-Spy Spy is the newest action comedy film from Paul Feig, director of Bridesmaids and The Heat.The movie centers around Susan Cooper(Melissa McCarthy), a CIA analyst that has been the eyes and ears of CIA agent Bradley Fine(Jude Law) for years.Susan has a secret love for Bradley, who is clueless on any of those signs. […]

Review-Pitch Perfect 2

  Review-Pitch Perfect 2 Pitch Perfect 2 is the sequel of one of the surprise hits of 2012. The sequel, just like the original, focused on the world of collegiate a capella singing. The Barden Bellas, headed by Beca, Chloe and Fat Amy (Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson) has experience success since the last film. […]

Review-Tomorrowland

Review-Tomorrowland Tomorrowland is the newest film from Brad Bird(The Incredibles, Mission Impossible:Ghost Protocol) that brings back elements of 50’s and 80’s sci-fi family movies. The story centers around a world, called Tomorrowland, that invites Earth’s most brightest and creative people to find different ways to make a difference in the world.This world exist between time […]

Review-Avengers:Age of Ultron

  Review-Avengers:Age of Ultron Avengers (2012) was one of the most anticipated movies in cinematic history. It went on to be one of the highest grossing of all time. Three years later, Marvel brings The Avengers back in Avengers:Age of Ultron. The movie centers around a peace keeping program Tony Stark(Robert Downey Jr) created that […]

Review-Furious 7

  Review-Furious 7 Furious 7 is the latest installment in the Fast and the Furious movie franchise. Each film, of lately, has morphed into its own different type of movie. Furious 7 is unabashedly a revenge flick. The plot is revolves around the death of a character close to Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his […]

Review-Get Hard

Review-Get Hard Get Hard is the newest comedy to take a look at stereotypes, race relations and social economic status.  The movie starts Will Ferrell as James King, a millionaire who is oblivious of his surroundings because of his wealth and status. The people that he employs doesn’t respect him(explained by an hilarious opening scene) […]

Gulity pleasure movies that I have seen in 2014

Guilty pleasure movies that I have seen in 2014

Disappointing movies of 2014 (that I have seen)

Disappointing movies of 2014 (that I have seen)

Top Ten movies of 2014 (that I have seen)

  Top Ten movies of 2014(that I’ve seen)

Quick Review-Red Band Society(TV show)

Red Band Society is a new television about a group of teenagers that live in the same hospital.  Each teen has their own back story and condition that keeps them there. The narration for each episode so far is done by a teenage boy who is in a coma. The way it is explained through […]

Review- How to Train Your Dragon 2

  How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the sequel to the much loved original that came out in 2010. The movie takes place five years  after the events of the first film. Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless, just like the others in the village, have developed a special bond during […]

Review-Godzilla(2014)

  Godzilla(2014) is another telling of the classic character, described as “king of the monsters”, that has appeared in films  since 1954. The particular film starts off with a nuclear accident in which the cause of it was never found out. Joe Brody(Bryan Cranston) makes it his crusade to find the truth of what really […]

Review-Muppets Most Wanted

  Muppets Most Wanted is the latest installment of the Muppet movie franchise. The  movie takes place directly after the The Muppets(2011). The plot of the movie centers around a criminal mastermind named Constantine that looks like Kermit The Frog. Kermit and the rest of The Muppets decide, on the advice of Dominic Badguy (Ricky […]

Review-Veronica Mars(2014)

  Veronica Mars is the big screen debut/update of the popular television show that ran from 2004-2007. Before you ask, you can still watch  the movie without ever watching the show(but it is more enjoyable if you have). The story centers around Veronica Mars(Kristen Bell), who was a private investigator at the age of 18. […]

Review: The Lego Movie

  The popularity of Lego has grow within the last ten years,since the introduction of the Lego video game series. The Lego Movie brings the fun and excitement of those games to the big screen. The original story centers around Emmet(voiced by Chris Pratt from Parks and Recreation) , an ordinary guy that is happy […]

Guilty Pleasure movies that I’ve seen in 2013

Guilty Pleasure movies that I’ve seen in 2013