We’re sorry for 2016, on to 2017.

By: Mark Di Stefano

2016 has been, for better or worse, interesting.

On the R2R front though, we’ve been extremely busy. Monty is busy with work down in Dallas, and same with me here in Rochester, NY.

Now for the actual website? We’re slacking, we know it. Life got in the way for both of us.

However, no more excuses. 2017 is going to be a big year for R2R. More MCU/DCEU, more Star Wars, and all the great indies, comedies, romances, thrillers and such that’ll fall in between.

We’re going to be updating the site often with reviews, trailers, lists, and more.

To start things off for this week, Mark will be reviewing Manchester By The Sea, and that’ll be up before Monty gives his take on the highly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

If you want us to talk about anything movie-related that interests you, please let us know. We’re always looking to improve.

Thank you for sticking with R2R. See you at the movies!

Star Trek: Beyond Review

star_trek_beyondBy: Bryan Montgomery
Rating: 8.5 out of 10

In 2009, J.J. Abrams presented a new vision of the classic Star Trek franchise. At the beginning of his meteoric rise, Abrams had Alias, Lost, Mission: Impossible III and Cloverfield to his name, but many skeptics still were unsure whether or not the director could deliver a reboot worthy of the Star Trek name. Now, seven years later, the Star Trek reboot franchise stands alongside Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy as the key examples of a reboot done right.

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Ghostbusters Review

By: Mark Di Stefano
Rating: 7.5 out of 10

GhostbustersLet’s get this out of the way first: we’ll never get the Ghostbusters sequel that fans have clamored for for years. Since the death of Harold Ramis in 2014, whatever original plans there were for a sequel are donzo. So whatever qualms you may have about this reboot, just forget about it, because Ghostbusters, a total-reset starring some of the greatest comedians living today, does a good job living up to the name.

This version follows closely to the original film, with four very different people coming together to protect our world from the paranormal. There are even certain beats that mirror the original, but it doesn’t deter from the overall experience.

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Trailer of The Day- The Magnificent Seven

The first trailer for Antoine Fuqua’s update on the western classic of the same name (which was a remake of the Japanese film Seven Samurai) doesn’t hold back any punches.

Same basic plot as its previous iterations: A man (Denzel Washington) is hired to recruit fellow outlaws, mercenaries and hired guns to save the town from a deadly industrialist (Peter Sarsgaard). For this go-round though, expect more explosions and Chris Pratt one-liners.

Co starring Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Martin Sensmeier, The Magnificent Seven is set for release this September,

Trailer of The Day: Doctor Strange

Captain America: Civil War isn’t the only thing Marvel fans are excited for this year. Later this year, Marvel takes us into the world of the paranormal for the first time in the MCU with Doctor Strange.

Doctor Strange will tell the origin of Stephen Strange, a gifted surgeon who, after surviving a horrific automobile accident, finds his career in medicine over. However, a sorcerer takes Strange under her wing to train him to become Earth’s Supreme Sorcerer.

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton, Doctor Strange hits theaters this November.