Articles by Matt Rooney

About Matt Rooney (22 Articles)
Matt Rooney is a stateless man who wanders from town to town, righting wrongs and bringing men to justice. Those who encounter him say he stands at 6 feet 7 inches and rides a white bronco. Songs have been sung and tales told of his adventures, but few have met the man himself. He occasionally writes movie reviews. Visit his website at

10 Cloverfield Lane

March 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Rules of the monster genre also do not apply here—going the route of 'Ex Machina' or 'It Follows'—as a modern genre flick focused more on characters in an intimate scenario than the jumps that a more demanding audience expects." [...]

In the Heart of the Sea

December 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ron Howard’s "In the Heart of the Sea does" not succeed in bringing all the ingredients to the table, but it certainly tries hard. For that, I believe some applause in order. [...]

Sex, Drugs, and Binge Watching

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

"There are two sides to every coin—and binge watching's other side is cloaked in gum and that gross black stuff old coins have on them." [...]

Beasts of No Nation

October 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Movies like 'Beasts of No Nation' remind us that there is a world out there, and it’s a very grim one indeed." [...]

The Visit

September 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

"I was never not slightly amused or pleasantly startled or, more impressively, a little choked up." [...]

Fantastic Four

August 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

"There are many other questions that arise out of this movie like, 'Why?' and 'How?' and 'Where are the exits?' and 'Why are my eyes bleeding?'” [...]


July 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

"'Minions' is an amusement park of oddball humor and jibberish where the kids will be bouncing the whole way, while adults pop a few Motrin just to keep up." [...]

Inside Out

June 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

"I haven’t seen an animated movie this beautifully human, creative, hilarious, heart-beat-skipping and influential outside of 'Toy Story'." [...]
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