The Formal Review

I am simple guy who loves to watch and talk about movies. Will you enjoy your time at the movies? Read my reviews to find out!

Apocalypse Now Review
Apocalypse Now Review

Apocalypse Now is an epic war film about the Vietnam War, directed, produced and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. It stars Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall,... Read More

The Farewell Review
The Farewell Review

The Farewell is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzen, Lu Hong, and Jiang Yongbo and follows a... Read More

Midsommar Review
Midsommar Review

Midsommar is a folk horror film written and directed by Ari Aster and starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, and Will Poulter. It follows a group of... Read More

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Review
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Review

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is an action film directed by David Leitch and it is a spin-off of The Fast and the Furious franchise centered around the... Read More

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is his 10th film and it stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile... Read More

Captain Marvel Review
Captain Marvel Review

Captain Marvel is a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Carol Danvers and it is the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is written... Read More

The Reign of Supermen Review
The Reign of Supermen Review

Reign of the Supermen is an animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment and is a direct sequel to the 2018 animated film The Death of... Read More

Cold War Review
Cold War Review

Cold War is a historical period drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, who co-wrote the screenplay with Janusz Głowacki and Piotr Borkowski. It stars Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig, Borys Szyc, Agata... Read More

Roma Review
Roma Review

Roma is a drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also produced, shot, and co-edited it. It stars Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira.The Story/The Direction: This film takes... Read More

Bohemian Rhapsody Review
Bohemian Rhapsody Review

Bohemian Rhapsody is a biographical film about the lead singer of the British rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury. It was directed by Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher after Singer was... Read More

If Beale Street Could Talk Review
If Beale Street Could Talk Review

If Beale Street Could Talk is a romantic drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, and based on James Baldwin's novel of the same name. It stars KiKi Layne,... Read More

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Review
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Review

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a biographical film directed by Marielle Heller and written by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, based on the memoir of the same name by... Read More

At Eternity's Gate Review
At Eternity's Gate Review

At Eternity's Gate is a biographical drama film directed by Julian Schnabel and was written by Schnabel, Louise Kugelberg and Jean-Claude Carrière. It stars Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac,... Read More

The Wife Review
The Wife Review

The Wife is a drama film directed by Björn Runge and written by Jane Anderson, based on the novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer. It stars Glenn Close,... Read More

Green Book Review
Green Book Review

Green Book is a comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly and was written by Farrelly, Brian Currie and Vallelonga's son, Nick Vallelonga. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, and... Read More

Vice Review
Vice Review

Vice is a biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam McKay. The film stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry, Alison Pill, Lily Rabe, Jesse... Read More

Mary Poppins Returns Review
Mary Poppins Returns Review

Mary Poppins Returns is a musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall and was written by David Magee. It is based on the book series Mary Poppins by P. L.... Read More

Mary Poppins Retrospective Review
Mary Poppins Retrospective Review

Mary Poppins is a musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and is written by Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi, based on P. L. Travers's book series Mary Poppins. It stars... Read More

The Favourite Review
The Favourite Review

The Favourite is a period comedy-drama film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara. It stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe... Read More

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a fantasy film directed by David Yates and written by J. K. Rowling. It is the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to... Read More

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a fantasy film directed by David Yates. It is a spin-off and prequel to the Harry Potter film series and was written... Read More

Aquaman Review
Aquaman Review

Aquaman is a superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the sixth installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) following Man of Steel,... Read More

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review (Spoiler Free)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review (Spoiler Free)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a computer-animated superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales/Spider-Man. It was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman and was... Read More

A Star is Born Review
A Star is Born Review

A Star Is Born is a musical romantic drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut) and written by Eric Roth, Cooper and Will Fetters. It... Read More