The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Review

The Art of Racing in the Rain” is based on a book of the same name. However, in this adaptation everyone involved is all wet. The story of a professional race driver, and the loves of his life, is told through the eyes of his trusted canine companion (named Enzo). But the story never rises above a weak melodrama with unoriginal plot points. Read more

David Crosby: Remember My Name Movie Review

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” is a reference to the Crosby of “Crosby, Stills and Nash” fame, and later  refers to “Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young”. No, that’s not a high-powered law firm. It is a seminal acoustic/rock and roll band back from the early 1970’s. Kids, you might need to ask your parents or grandparents about this. They were all part of the L.A. music scene, and hung out in Laurel Canyon area. Read more

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Movie Review

“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” is quite a mouthful. And like the physique of Dwayne Johnson – it is larger than life. This is a spin-off from the “Fast and Furious” movie series. It is not a spin-off from “Calvin & Hobbs”, but there are lots of humorous moments. But mostly there is Action, preceded with a capital A. Read more

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Movie Review

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” wants to show people that this world belongs to Quentin Tarantino, and we are all just living in it. His writing takes the direction to glamorize the glamour capital of the world, Hollywood. His direction takes liberties with our recollection of history, and makes up new facts. But with such a talented cast and crew, the long journey into the year 1969 takes us on a slow and steady discovery of the Tarantino World. Read more

Skin Movie Review

‘Skin,’ from A24 & DirecTV, is based on a documentary released by MSNBC back in 2012 about a skinhead named Bryon ‘Babs’ Widner, played with exceptional passion by Jamie Bell who, like usual, settles into the role with ease, possibly securing himself an award of one kind or another. Read more