Chris Bumbray

Chris Bumbray
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
62% Child's Play (2019) While it's unlikely to win over diehards, if you can put aside your love for the original films and see it as its own thing, this CHILD'S PLAY is a pretty fun little horror flick. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
29% Anna (2019) Derivative but still kinda fun. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
31% Shaft (2019) A solid, semi-comedic re-boot/continuation of one of the most iconic big screen heroes of all time. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
23% Men in Black International (2019) Mediocre, and worse yet - kinda dull. Will Smith isn't as replaceable as Hollywood seems to think he is. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
82% American Woman (2019) Highly absorbing, with awards-calibre performances by Sienna Miller and Christina Hendricks. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
23% Dark Phoenix (2019) An inconsistent end to an inconsistent series, but perfectly watchable and entertaining. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
32% Domino (2019) Has flashes of style and good performances, but still a highly uneven outing for De Palma. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
97% Deadwood: The Movie (2019) The long awaited conclusion we've all been waiting for. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
11% The Professor (2019) A spectacularly ill-timed movie. Feels like it was inspired by the writings of Jordan Peterson at times. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
73% The Perfection (2019) A creepy little thriller well-worth a late night netflix viewing. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Definitely a mixed bag as far as live-action adaptations go. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
15% The Hustle (2019) Shockingly poor - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2019
66% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Fun for fans. FANS. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
67% Wine Country (2019) You won't bust a gut, but it's still pretty pleasant. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
81% Long Shot (2019) The best comedy to hit theaters in years. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) A fitting capper to one of the biggest franchises of all time. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
30% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Relies too much on cheap jump scares. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
17% Hellboy (2019) An abysmal, schlocky, unnecessary reboot. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
57% Pet Sematary (2019) A solid adaptation of one of Stephen King's most iconic books. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
91% Shazam! (2019) Solid, entertaining superhero fare aimed at younger viewers. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
55% The Beach Bum (2019) An art-house Cheech & Chong movie. Fun if you can get on its wavelength. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
47% Dumbo (2019) Tim Burton's best movie since BIG FISH. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
57% The Highwaymen (2019) While there's no comparison to BONNIE & CLYDE, THE HIGHWAYMEN is nonetheless well-acted and reasonably entertaining. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
39% The Dirt (2019) If you've read "The Dirt" trust me - nothing has been left out on the transition to the (kinda) big screen. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
94% Us (2019) Beautifully directed and acted, with an ambitious third-act that's likely to be hotly debated. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
73% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) A great cop thriller that nonetheless has some spectacular gore and action in the final act; this is a must-see, but obviously not for the faint of heart. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
67% Triple Threat (2019) Low-rent, but reasonably entertaining, with one legitimately great action scene about halfway in. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2019
57% The Hummingbird Project (2019) an interesting, well-acted little film - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2019
46% Captive State (2019) Occasionally incoherent, but often audacious and dazzling. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2019
52% Finding Steve McQueen (2019) A low-key charmer. Like the DOC HOLLYWOOD of heist movies. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2019
72% Triple Frontier (2019) An impressive, adult-driven action thriller. Terrifically cast and acted, impeccably directed. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
46% The Kid (2019) A modest, but well-down revisionist western. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
60% Greta (2019) If you can accept it as pure camp it's a lot of fun. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2019
91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) A charming, surprisingly mature and sensitive third installment to the ever-popular series. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2019
68% Isn't It Romantic (2019) A fun rom-com spoof. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) A truly immersive experience in the vein of AVATAR. Has a certain cheese factor, but undeniably entertaining. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
94% The Mustang (2019) Simple but powerful. Schoenaerts is terrific. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
47% Relive (2019) Well-acted, but this time-travel thriller is a mess. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
92% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Should make Jillian Bell a legit star. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
45% Corporate Animals (2019) Had the potential to be so much better. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
69% Official Secrets (2019) A rock-solid docudrama. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
93% Little Monsters (2019) A really fun change-of-pace role for the great Lupita Nyong'o. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2019
100% Honey Boy (2019) A major comeback for Shia LeBeouf in this auto-biographical drama. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2019
91% Blinded by the Light (2019) One of the best movies about fandom ever made. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
54% Wounds (2019) Very well-acted but ultimately doesn't amount to much. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
90% Big Time Adolescence (2019) Pete Davidson is exceptionally well-cast in this fun comedy. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
95% MEMORY - The Origins of Alien (2019) A thought-provoking deep dive into the roots of the ALIEN franchise. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
94% The Report (2019) A thought-provoking, sure fire Oscar contender. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
92% Fighting with My Family (2019) Great fun for wrestling fans, and non-fans too! - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
63% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Works better as an Altman-esque satire of the art-world than a horror film. - JoBlo's Movie Emporium EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019