Posts List
Downsizing

Downsizing

This has not been Matt Damon’s year. After the stumble that was The Great Wall, he added fuel to the #metoo fire by sounding like a Read More

The Post

The Post

Long before politicians started plotting against the First Amendment, arguing that their deeds are/were being misrepresented by a nasty “fake” news media with an antagonist agenda, Read More

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Few remember back when George Lucas actually considered Star Wars a “director’s franchise.” Before going with names like Irvin Kershner and Richard Marquand–not exactly household names–and Read More

Ferdinand

Ferdinand

When the story was first tackled way back in 1938, it won an Academy Award. It was two years after the source material was initially published, Read More

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

Looking out over today’s scandal every millisecond landscape, it’s hard to imagine a time, more than 20 years ago, where one story continuously dominated the news. Read More

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Tommy Wiseau finally won. Some 14 years after coming up with the brilliant idea of featuring himself and his writing/directing/acting talents in a stand-alone tour de Read More

Wonder

Wonder

Don’t be fooled by the publicity–Wonder is not that kind of movie. What are we talking about? You know–the kind of feel good flick, the one Read More

Justice League

Justice League

So here’s the good news: Justice League is not an unmitigated disaster. Yes, it’s still a weak, wonky mess with laugh out loud lines (remember “Martha?”) Read More

The Star

The Star

Because The Bible needs more butt jokes. No, seriously. The makers of this new holiday movie have taken a page out of the Rankin-Bass book of Read More

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Sometimes, the best cinematic advice is to leave well enough alone. Sure, some can make a go of revamping previous classics, but for the most part, Read More

Suburbicon

Suburbicon

It’s seems like a cinematic no-brainer. George Clooney, directing a script by his buddies in off-kilter crime, Joel and Ethan Coen, and featuring Matt Damon as Read More

Geostorm

Geostorm

Let’s face it. Ever since Irwin Allen passed from this mortal coil and took his terrifically tacky disaster films with him (The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Read More

The Snowman

The Snowman

A serial killer drama set in a snowy, scary Scandinavian outback, directed by the man who made the brilliant vampire reimagining, Let the Right One In. Read More