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Gareth J. Von Kallenbach

Gareth J. Von Kallenbach
Gareth J. Von Kallenbach's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Threat

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 49% Skyscraper (2018) The film does follow some of the standard action film checklists but does give users an enjoyable and intense summer movie experience which should be enough to make the film a success.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
3.5/5 53% The First Purge (2018) "The First Purge" should be an entertaining enough film for fans of the series.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
4/5 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is not as epic in scale as some of the past Marvel films, but thanks to a likeable cast and some timely humor, it should keep fans happy until the next chapter in the series.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
4/5 59% Hotel Artemis (2018) The film is a very fresh and entertaining story filled with interesting characters, strong performances, and just enough action to keep the film moving along but yet keeping the focus as a character based drama.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
4.5/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) The new characters were very enjoyable and added a new depth to Han as well as the Star Wars mythos but what really impressed me was that at no time did I find myself comparing Ehrenreich to Harrison Ford. He was charismatic and enjoyable in the role.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
4/5 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) This time out we get elaborate action and chase sequences as well as a much larger cast. At times it seemed as if this would possibly overshadow the characters and story but Reynolds and Director David Leith never let it cross that line.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
5/5 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) "Avengers: Infinity War" and it is the rare summer film that exceeds is lofty expectations and delivers a crowning achievement for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
4/5 52% Rampage (2018) "Rampage" delivers an over the top, campy, and fully entertaining mix of video games and classic monster movies. The strong cast and great effects make for an enjoyable action film as long as you accept things with a wink and a smile.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
4/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) The film is a very fresh take on the creature genre and the quality of the performances lifts the film to a level rarely seen in a suspense film.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
3/5 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) While you may have a sense of seeing much of this before in giant monster and robot films, it is done in an appealing way. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
3.5/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) In the end "Tomb Raider" is a satisfying if safe reboot for the franchise that I expect should keep fans of the series happy. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
3.5/5 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) For those looking for a film with an empowering message aimed at younger viewers, than "A Wrinkle in Time", may be just the thing for an enjoyable family outing to the local cinema.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
3.5/5 18% Death Wish (2018) Death Wish" is a very entertaining retelling of a well-known story that still holds up and still asks many difficult questions about our society and how to best protect the ones we love.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2018
3.5/5 83% Game Night (2018) "Game Night", is a pleasant enoughfilm that cannot quite determine if it is a comedy or dramedy, but it does enough good things to make it an enjoyable outing.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
4.5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) The film does take a while to get up to the action but when it arrives; it delivers making the wait worth it. What I really liked was that the characters were well-defined as were their motivations. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
2.5/5 13% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) While more engaging than the previous films; it is hampered by many of the same issues.The two leads have zero chemistry and their supposedly highly erotic scenes are so routine and by the numbers they lack any form of excitement or real titillation. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
3/5 41% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) The film is over two hours long and at times drags, but does have some good action sequences and does up the action compared to prior films in the series.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
3/5 57% The Commuter (2018) In the end "The Commuter" is an entertaining film that delivers some fun thrills and suspense as long as you are willing to temper your expectations and overlook the issues.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
5/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Writer/Director Rian Johnson has done a masterful job in crafting a new entry into the series that not only entertains, but gives a deeper and dark look at the universe which makes the film easily one of the best Star Wars films ever made. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2017
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) Better than expected but still deeply flawed.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
4.5/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Marvel has once again set very high standards for comic based movies and has again delivered another winner that you will not want to miss.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3.5/5 14% Geostorm (2017) The film does take some serious leaps of logic and science but the strong cast and winning effects make the film more enjoyable than I expected it to be and I was entertained from start to finish.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2017
3.5/5 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) In the end the film is an enjoyable but flawed effort that fails to live up to the original but does manage to offer some decent entertainment for those who set realistic expectations.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
4/5 39% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) The strong cast and the winning mix of jokes and action make the film a very pleasant surprise and one of my more enjoyable films of 2017. It was a highly-enjoyable thrill ride and one of the best films this summer.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
3/5 16% The Dark Tower (2017) More of an "Inspired By" vs "Based On" take on the multi-book series but thanks to the two leads, it does offer some escapist entertainment if you are willing to accept them not following the books.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
4.5/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) With a strong script, amazing visuals, and incredible performances from Harrelson and Serkis, "War for the Planet of the Apes" is the rare summer film that exceeds expectations and is one of the better films of the year.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
2/5 16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Things such as a plot, character development, and a brisker run time simply got in the way of Bay's desire to blow more things up and fill each shot with as many FX sequences as possible.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
3/5 15% The Mummy (2017) The film is not as awful as some have reported as it is a CGI heavy summer Popcorn Flick that does offer entertainment.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3/5 30% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Well I certainly enjoyed this one much better than the second and third films in the series I kept thinking that I have seen this all before.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
3/5 18% Baywatch (2017) While "Baywatch", may not earn points for originality but it's certainly is light and enjoyable summer entertainment for those who are willing to overlook its shortcomings and enjoy a bit of updated nostalgic fun.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
4/5 66% Alien: Covenant (2017) From a fans perspective this is much more of the film that I was expecting when "Prometheus" was first announced and hopefully this is a very good omen for the direction that future films will take.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 16, 2017
3/5 30% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) The film does take some liberties with the Arthurian Legend and does go a bit heavy on the FX especially with the inclusion of giant creatures which made me think at times I was watching something from the "Lord of the Rings". ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
4/5 83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) The new film hits the ground running with plenty of action and humor and gives the characters new and old plenty of great moments that really expand upon their characters. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
4/5 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) The cast continues to be a great mix and Eastwood and Theron both makes a very good entry to the series as it continues onward at top speed. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
3/5 52% The Belko Experiment (2017) The film is at times brutal but not as gratuitous as other films. What it does well is mix characters that many might be able to relate to so you can find yourself wondering how you would react in a situation like the one presented.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2017
3.5/5 75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) While the story is more in lines with the linear and thin plots of adventure films of old, the sum of the parts does add up to an enjoyable film experience for those who like the giant creature films. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2017
4.5/5 93% Logan (2017) The film is also moving in a way that one would not expect from a film in the X-men series and if this is truly the last outing for Jackman, he could not have picked a more perfect film as this is easily the best of the series.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
4.5/5 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) The very satisfying action sequences and performances combine well to make a compelling, exciting, and highly entertaining adrenaline rush, and I cannot wait to see what they come up with for the next outing.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
2/5 10% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) The film's sex scenes are so dull and by the numbers you will soon find yourself losing interest. A big part of this goes to the total lack of chemistry between the leads. ‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
3/5 19% Assassin's Creed (2016) The film makes a good effort as there are some nice visuals and action sequences, but unfortunately they are too few and far between.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
3/5 31% Passengers (2016) Yes we have seen this all before but the cast and the interesting locale and visuals make the film add up to more than the sum of its parts.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
4.5/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is an outstanding entry into the series and is one of the most compelling and rewarding.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
3.5/5 41% Office Christmas Party (2016) While it is likely not going to be a holiday classic, "Office Christmas Party", is a very fun and enjoyable diversion.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
4.5/5 74% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) A magical tale filled with charm, humor, and adventure that will delight fans. There is plenty of magic left in this world and I cannot wait to see what comes next.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
4.5/5 89% Doctor Strange (2016) Marvel Studios has once again proved they have the Midas touch when it comes to their properties. Cumberbatch embodies the Doctor so well that he is a captivating and complex character who like many of the best Marvel characters.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2016
4/5 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) The film at times takes some leaps of faith but the intensity and suspense of the film as well as the solid action scenes and pacing make the film a very pleasant surprise and one worth watching.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2016
4/5 52% The Accountant (2016) The film is is an action filled thriller that was an exciting adventure filled with twists, turns, and solid performances all around.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2016
4/5 45% The Girl on the Train (2016) The cast is very strong and take what could at first be a routine mystery and turned it into one of the best and most entertaining Dramas of the year.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2016
5/5 83% Deepwater Horizon (2016) I found it an informative story, showing a different side to a very well-known disaster.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
4/5 27% Suicide Squad (2016) In a summer filled with big budget disappointments, "Suicide Squad" is an enjoyable adventure that delivers what it promises and more.‐ Skewed and Reviewed
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2016