Reel Matt

This blog started as my movie marathon — watching a movie a day for a whole year — and has continued as a place for me to write reviews about movies, TV, and various other items.



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Avengers - Infinity War

May 5, 2018

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Film #601

Rating: 4 out of 5


Deepwater Horizon

May 4, 2018

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

Film #600

Rating: 4 out of 5


The Hitman's Bodyguard

May 2, 2018

The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Film #599

Rating: 4 out of 5


Atomic Blonde

April 26, 2018

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Film #598

Rating: 3 out of 5


The Royal Tenenbaums

April 24, 2018

The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.

Film #597

Rating: 2 out of 5


A Quiet Place

April 22, 2018

Two parents do what it takes to keep their children and soon to be newborn safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. Not a sound can be heard from the family hiding in silence, but all it takes is one noise and everything can go wrong.

Film #596

Rating: 4 out of 5


Wind River

April 10, 2018

A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy.

Film #595

Rating: 4 out of 5


Howards End

April 9, 2018

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Film #594

Rating: 2 out of 5



April 7, 2018

When Bryan Fogel sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller involving dirty urine, unexplained death and Olympic Gold-exposing the biggest scandal in sports history.

Film #593

Rating: 4 out of 5


Inside Man

April 6, 2018

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Film #592

Rating: 4 out of 5