Joel has written 2 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2016.

  • The Perfect Match

    The Perfect Match

    ★½

    The story of a man unwilling to keep a steady girlfriend meeting a girl that challenges his dating stance and turns his world upside down is so predictable. What makes the Perfect Match not even live up to the run of mill nature of the premise is how bogged down it is in all these side plots that don't add much to the overall premise of the film. The movie relies on the chemistry of the two leads(Cassie and Terrence…

  • Allegiant

    Allegiant

    ★½

    Yet another YA dystopian film series based on a book series that decided to break up the final book into two movies and while some of them have been from good series(Harry Potter), some very successful (Hunger Games) and others quite terrible(Twilight), one is sure: the first film of the two-parter is basically just a hold-over for the series and therefore is just not compelling as a film that tells a complete story.
    Shailene Woodley as Tris in this movie…