Review: ‘Hereditary’ mixes compelling drama and unsettling horror

“Hereditary” does to its audience exactly what its villains do to their victims – weaken you until you’re at your most vulnerable, and then attack when you’re unable to defend yourself. … More Review: ‘Hereditary’ mixes compelling drama and unsettling horror

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Review: “Ocean’s 8” entertains, but falls short

Eleven years after the original Ocean’s trilogy called it quits, Sandra Bullock assembled a team of Hollywood’s biggest female stars to try her and reinvent the franchise, but director Gary Ross seems to be doing whatever he can to hold her back. … More Review: “Ocean’s 8” entertains, but falls short

Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ combines violence and art in over-the-top action

Three years later, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” picks up exactly where its predecessor left off – with excessively artistic violence and an over-the-top plot. Matthew Vaughn’s follow up to 2014’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” follows Eggsy (Taron Egerton), the now fully-trained super spy, as he tries to save the world again. Only this time, the … More Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ combines violence and art in over-the-top action

Review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

By Zach Goins After teasing Tom Holland’s take on Spider-Man in last year’s “Captain America: Civil War,” Marvel finally fully revealed its new web-slinger in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Holland was worth the wait. Move over Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, Holland’s version of Peter Parker is the new champ. With Holland, Marvel has finally found the … More Review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Preview: T.J. Miller promises ‘Office Christmas Party’ will be a hoot and a half

The following was taken from my article for The Daily Tar Heel in December 2016.  By Zach Goins T.J. Miller has been to some pretty crazy Christmas parties, but nothing that will top what audiences will see in his new movie, “Office Christmas Party.” In “Office Christmas Party,” which officially hits theaters on Dec. 9, … More Preview: T.J. Miller promises ‘Office Christmas Party’ will be a hoot and a half