Tag: Amazon Prime

Jolt Review: How to Handle (or Not) Several Thousand Volts of Kate Beckinsale

If you like to see Kate Beckinsale kick ass, and feel somewhat ambivalent about it, then spend an afternoon or evening with Jolt. A hyped-up Beckinsale’s Lindy takes anger management to a whole new level with enabler Dr. Munchin (Stanley Tucci). This is a completely stupid film with no redeeming qualities. Everybody got a paycheck […]

Review: Upload

Amazon Prime’s Upload takes a 21st Century approach towards the afterlife. The series focuses on Nathan, a tech entrepreneur who dies in a self-driving car accident. At the hospital, he can have surgery or get uploaded. His girlfriend’s family foots the bill to upload him to a digital afterlife called Lakeview. There he meets his […]

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Review: Patriotic Tension But Plenty of Flaws

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Strong acting hindered by a plot that manipulates coincidence into an art form. I really wanted to like Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. San Diego Comic-Con conditioned me. From the sprawling virtual reality experience to the previews playing on every Fire TV Stick and Cube at the Amazon Fire activation I heard the […]