At this point in America, and for history’s sake, ‘The Report’ is essential watching. At the same time, because of the offensive attacks, it could receive, it would have been a difficult film to make. Read more
In ‘The Good Liar’ Ian McKellen plays a professional con artist named Roy Courtnay. We’re introduced to him when he’s innocently searching for romance on a dating site. He seems nice enough but there’s something about him that isn’t right. Read more
“Charlie’s Angels” has a long history, first as TV show with the ‘Angels’ kicking butt and looking fine. Then later as a movie version (and a sequel) that had new and different ‘Angels’ kicking butt and looking fine. And now we come full circle, in which the 2019 “Charlie’s Angels” focus on new and different ‘Angels’ kicking butt and looking fine. Glad there is no boring repetition here! Read more
“Ford v Ferrari” is a true-life based story of power and speed, and the men behind the scenes that made the headlines. The early 60’s was a time of trouble for the Ford Motor Company. But a brash young executive comes up with an idea that seems insane. Read more
“The Irishman” is a new movie from Martin Scorsese and it is epic is scope, also in length. The story shows the slow rotting of the soul based on the various crimes done by Mobsters and Teamsters. Read more
If asked, I’d sum up this movie in one sentence. I’d say that it’s about a depraved matriarchal killer named Rose the Hat (Ferguson). She started her bloodshed over a century ago, and moves around the country with her band of misfit vampires, for lack of a better word, looking for souls to steal along the way. This story is utterly wicked as is she.
“Last Christmas” is a movie with a lot of heart, and that makes it special. Special in the use of the overwhelming charm of the two main lead actors (Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding). But also special in the use of the overwhelming charm of London, decked out in full holiday sparkles. Read more
“Midway” is a throwback style movie of a great World War II battle, and they don’t them like this anymore. But this movie kinda shows WHY they don’t make them like this anymore. Read more
If you’ve been wondering where the Harriet Tubman wielding money and movie is, wonder no longer. Well, at least about the biopic because here it is, and it has a lot of heart. Harriet Tubman is beyond deserving of recognition.
If you’re an Ed Norton fan, and I can’t imagine you’re not, he will not disappoint you with his latest directorial effort, which he also wrote the screenplay for, ‘Motherless Brooklyn.’ Doing double duty behind the camera wasn’t good enough; he also stars in it and turns in another exceptional performance.