Tom Santilli is a professional film critic, TV personality, host and
the Executive Producer of Movie Show Plus.
He also is the film critic for WXYZ Channel 7 Action News in Detroit,
and appeared weekly on FOX-2 in Detroit from 2016-2020.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comic Book, Sci-Fi
Run Time: 2 hours 22 minutes, Rated PG-13
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg, Gwyneth Paltrow
Written & Directed by Joss Whedon (Serenity, TV’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly)
Those looking for a quick take on one of the most eagerly anticipated movies of all time, look no further: Yes, The Avengers is awesome, and it was well worth the wait.
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Run Time: 1 hour 39 minutes, Rated PG-13
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Carrie MecLamore, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Analeigh Tipton
Written & Directed by Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco)
There is no saving Damsels in Distress from itself. I’m pretty sure that the filmmaker and writer, Whit Stillman, intended for this to be a quirky and smart comedy, but what was meant as an exercise in deadpan humor comes across as just plain dead.
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