Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: ComicBook.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 77% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Jumanji: The Next Level is a movie the whole family will enjoy. It's an exciting, hilarious adventure and accomplishes everything it sets out to, never taking itself too seriously, and giving audiences an ab workout from laughing. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
9.8/10 91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Captain America: Civil War is a truly epic and gigantic super hero film with on point emotional moments and the best action sequences to date. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
7.8/10 28% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) While Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is congested in its first two acts, it compels through masterful action sequences and a brilliant new take on the Caped Crusader. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
4/5 65% Aquaman (2018) Each of Aquaman's flaws, are complimented by brilliant action-sequences, stylish swagger, and an epic, massive adventure, like the character himself. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
4/5 54% Once Upon a Deadpool (2018) It's an entertaining outing which younger fans can enjoy if they're allowed to watch most of what's already on television and adults will enjoy it for its slew of new jokes and ever-abundant pop culture references. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
2/5 29% Venom (2018) Above all, it's a poorly conceived script which hurts the film in the end. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
5/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Ant-Man and The Wasp is a creative and self-contained adventure with Lilly's new heroine stealing the stage. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
5/5 84% Deadpool 2 (2018) Deadpool 2 is similar but superior to its predecessor. It is loaded with new characters for Reynolds to play with and brings out a different form (but possibly the best form) from director David Leitch. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
4/5 97% Black Panther (2018) It serves as an incredibly important cultural message arriving at a crucial time, complete with stunning visuals, unforgettable and epic action-sequences. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
4/5 40% Justice League (2017) Justice League is an epic ensemble of heroes. It's the most fun you'll have with Batman and his super friends, until their next adventure together, and marks the beginning of a brand new era of superheroes on the DC side of the spectrum. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3/5 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Kingsman: The Golden Circle falls short of its predecessor but is a worthy sequel loaded with epic action sequences, outrageous comedy. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
5/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Spider-Man: Homecoming is a brilliantly fun film which re-imagines the popular Marvel character with little, if any, room for criticism. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
4/5 67% Life (2017) Life seems to refuse to accept its identity as a sci-fi horror film but provides a thrilling, disturbing, claustrophobic space tale. - popculture. EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3/5 44% The Angry Birds Movie (2016) The Angry Birds Movie is definitely one of the more enjoyable video game adaptations for the big screen, likely because it stays true to the game's style: simple and fun. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7/10 36% The Bronze (2016) The Bronze earns its title spot - nothing more but certainly nothing less. A spot on the podium is a spot on the podium. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3.1/10 11% The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) The few action scenes involving James and some stimulating visuals earn Allegiant a couple of points on the 10 scale but it has next to nothing else going for it... And there's still a fourth installment on the way. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7.1/10 27% London Has Fallen (2016) While London Has Fallen does touch each of the bases for an action movie home run, it's definitely more of a solo shot than a grand slam. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8/10 74% The Hateful Eight (2015) The Hateful Eight contains the traditional Tarantino values of racism, violence, and controversy but sets itself apart with brilliant cinematography and classic, mysterious story-telling. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
9.3/10 59% Concussion (2015) Concussion is a hard hitting, well-executed film. What could have easily become an overly dark biopic delivers a compelling truth showcases the NFL's faults through one of Will Smith's best performances. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
9.7/10 93% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) The Star Wars franchise is totally back and i cannot wait to dive into the rest of this trilogy. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
6.3/10 73% Crimson Peak (2015) Crimson Peak is visually stunning and offers sophisticated performances but the tragic story won't be remembered for its content as much as its presentation. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8.4/10 91% The Martian (2015) The Martian consumes audiences from start to finish. Damon's witty performance makes the film both fun and intense while Scott's balance of Mars, Earth, emotion, politics, science and humor is an impressive and enthralling feat. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7.7/10 60% The Intern (2015) The Intern presents a heartfelt multi-generational story without harping too hard on its traditional, yet fun heartfelt tropes. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8/10 92% Sicario (2015) Sicario hones in on violent grit and cashes in on intense, impressive performances for a twisted, spine-chilling dive into the Mexican-American drug war. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7.3/10 73% Black Mass (2015) Johnny Depp clocks in for a remarkably terrifying and charmingly sinister performance in an indifferent entry to the gangster film genre: Black Mass. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8.4/10 47% No Escape (2015) No Escape gets a questionable start but speeds to the finish for a win. It's the most intense and breathtaking movie of 2015, with a stellar performance from Owen Wilson. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
5.7/10 9% Fantastic Four (2015) Fantastic Four is a radically different approach to the franchise. While this version of the characters may work out in the future, their establishment is anything but stimulating. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
9/10 27% Vacation (2015) Vacation has the wit of The Hangover, the charm of Wedding Crashers, and the appropriate amount of inappropriateness of We're The Millers. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
5/10 16% Pixels (2015) Pixels is easy to hate for audiences going in looking for a movie with real substance. What you see is what you get with this film, no less, and definitely no more - no matter how hard it tries. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
9/10 83% Ant-Man (2015) Ant-Man is a super hero heist movie with all sorts of emphasis on super. Rich characters, a formidable villain, and fun references to the wider Marvel Universe make Ant-Man one of Marvel's biggest spectacles to date. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
6.5/10 19% Self/less (2015) Self/less falls a bit short of what it could have been but still manages to deliver a thrilling action movie. Perhaps it would have been more suspenseful had we invested in the characters. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
6.8/10 33% Entourage (2015) Although Entourage works better as a TV series, it still manages to become feature film which is fun to be a part of, if nothing else. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
4.9/10 50% Tomorrowland (2015) Tomorrowland is an imaginative spectacle which delivers a world more memorable than the story told within it. - popculture. EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
4.8/10 7% Hot Pursuit (2015) Predictable jokes and slack performances from cast and director bog down what was already a stock comedy film. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
6.9/10 84% While We're Young (2015) While We're Young stumbles in pacing but contains a few sentimental moments and laughs that a mature crowd will enjoy. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
9/10 92% Ex Machina (2015) Ex Machina is a masterpiece. Garland puts together an original bit to an over-crowded genre, carried by Isaac's entertaining, spectacular performance. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
4.5/10 62% Unfriended (2015) Unfriended will earn chatter and consideration from the millennials featured in their stereotypes, but for most others will stumble and fall short. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7.9/10 81% Furious 7 (2015) If you leave logic at the door, buy the biggest popcorn bucket the theater has to offer, and want to have fun- Furious 7 is the film that will take you on the ride you're looking for. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
6.8/10 28% Get Hard (2015) Get Hard features the type of jokes you'd expect from a title that's an innuendo itself. The outrageous laughs almost make the plot unimportant but ultimately fit the style Ferrell is known for. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
4.9/10 28% Insurgent (2015) Insurgent is better than it's predecessor, Divergent, but that's hardly a compliment. It struggles to tell a messy story that even it's clunky, expositional dialogue couldn't help make sense. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8.7/10 32% Chappie (2015) Chappie packs a shocking climax into a movie which focuses on growth, humanity, and innocence. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
9.2/10 57% Focus (2015) Focus has the utmost intense scenes without guns or violence and a brilliant plot, full of wit and surprises to match. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
3.9/10 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Fifty Shades of Grey will draw you in out of curiosity and possibly hopes of a good movie, then leave you wondering why you agreed to such a thing in the first place, much like the main character. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
8.9/10 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) Kingsman: The Secret Service treads a very thin line between a self-aware, satirical film and a serious one where you care about the characters and events. Somehow, it commits to both in a tremendously fun manner. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
7.3/10 27% Jupiter Ascending (2015) Jupiter Ascending is an innovative and absolutely stunning visual display of sci-fi space adventures. The story is imperfect, yet appropriately complex and satisfying. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
6.3/10 12% Mortdecai (2015) Mortdecai is an okay film that will struggle to find a U.S. audience. A character is given a silly mustache to set the tone right away, and the tone in entirety is just that- silly. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
8.5/10 28% The Wedding Ringer (2015) The Wedding Ringer pulls off the Golden Tux. It is packed with great, well-written (and even better delivered) laughs and so much enthusiasm. The fact that it has a fulfilling story line to match is the cherry on top. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
4.9/10 33% Blackhat (2015) Although slow in pace, Blackhat delivers uniquely intense scenes and one incredibly shocking moment, but blatantly disregards details any audience would notice. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
5.9/10 13% Taken 3 (2015) Taken 3 delivers a stimulating and different story to the franchise, but combines it with unbelievable and poorly presented action sequences (however entertaining they may be). - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
4/5 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) Fans of The Shining are going to appreciate Doctor Sleep more than anyone else, especially as the film's third act arrives in the remains of the Overlook Hotel and is loaded with Easter eggs and callbacks. - ComicBook.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019