Category Archives: Reviews

Film review: Wonder

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HNS attended the Los Angeles premiere of Wonder this week (check out our Instagram pictures!). Read on for our film review below and make sure you go see this film in theaters starting Friday, Nov. 17th! Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born […]

Film Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Will Rock Your World

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Check out our film review of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ below! Review by Chloe Palka Dark. Gritty. Intense. These words could be used to describe the overall tone of many entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe—but not so much the latest one, Thor: Ragnarok. Let’s try some more words on for size. Audacious. Bold. Wild. And a […]

Film Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

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Check out our HNS Film Review of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets! Cast:                       Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, with Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, and Rutger Hauer Director:                 Luc Besson Writers:                  Screenplay by Luc Besson.  Based on the comic book series Valerian and Laureline by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières, published by Dargaud. […]

Film Review: ‘Cars 3’ is a Satisfying Passing of the Torch

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Check out our film review of Disney’s ‘Cars 3’ below! Review by Chloe Palka The first Cars movie was essentially about a hotshot athlete learning humility on Route 66. The second threw James Bond spy thriller elements into the mix. Cars 3 – which hits theaters today – is something else entirely. This is the first […]

Film Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

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Check out our film review below of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! Review by Chloe Palka THE STORY: The Pirates movies tend to center on a quest for a particular item or person of power. This one is no exception. The central story focuses on a quest for the trident of Poseidon, […]

Film Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

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Check out our film review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 which releases this Friday, May 5th.  Genre: Action-Adventure Rating: PG-13 U.S. Release date: May 5, 2017 Running Time: 136 min. Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris […]

Film Review: ‘Free Fire’

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Check out our HNS film review of the action-packed Free Fire.  GENRE: Action Comedy RUNNING TIME: 85 min MPAA RATING: R  DISTRIBUTOR: A24 CAST: Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor; also starring Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Noah Taylor, Tom Davis, Mark Monero; with Patrick Bergin DIRECTOR: Ben Wheatley WRITERS: Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump PRODUCER: Andy […]

Film Review: ‘Power Rangers’

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Check out our film review below for Power Rangers – which hits theaters nationwide today! SABAN’S POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.  Chosen by […]

Film review: ALL NIGHTER

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Check out our film review of ALL NIGHTER. DIRECTOR: Gavin Wiesen WRITER: Seth W. Owen CAST: J.K. Simmons, Emile Hirsch, Analeigh Tipton, Taran Killam, Kristen Schaal RUNNING TIME: 86 min RELEASE DATE: March 17, 2017: In Theaters in LA March 24, 2017: Expanding to additional markets + Available on VOD & Digital HD   SYNOPSIS:  Martin is […]

Film review: Beauty and the Beast

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Check out our film review below of Beauty and the Beast! Genre: Live Action Musical, Based on the 1991 Animated Film U.S. Release date: March 17, 2017 Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Hattie Morahan and Nathan Mack with Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson […]