‘Gemini Man’ is an incredible action film that has a lot going for it. It’s has all the ingredients needed to be a weekend blockbuster hit as long as you don’t look too closely. By that I mean there are some problems with the technology. Read more
“The Addams Family” started out as the bizarre hand-drawn comic stylings of creator Charles Addams (in the 1930’s). It was later turned into a TV show, and then still later it became the basis of a couple of movies. So, it is only right and fitting that is now once again an animated comic movie (but it lost the ‘hand-drawn’ aspect). Read more
“Lucy in the Sky” is a well-meaning, yet ultimately unsuccessful attempt at asking DEEP QUESTIONS about Earthlings ability to handle outer space. The idea is that an astronaut can have a space-bound experience that forever changes them into a person who can never find meaning in the normal humdrum way of life. Read more
One thing I feel I can safely predict about this movie is that there will be no better achievement in acting this year. I thoroughly enjoyed other performances this year, but due to his efforts here, three-time Oscar nominee, Joaquin Phoenix, will no longer be referred to as only a nominee.
In this incredibly impressive performance of all-around entertainer, Rudy Ray Moore, Academy Award nominee, Eddie Murphy, becomes Moore and his famous film character, Dolemite. ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ is a tribute to Moore who spent every penny he had to follow his dreams and be what his farmer father said he could never be… somebody. The 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon didn’t know what was about to hit them.
I knew Renee Zellweger could sing from watching her in ‘Chicago’ but… wow! She can belt out a show tune like nobody’s business! If you like her performance in the film, and you will, Renee, who spent a year in vocal training for the role, is going to give you more to like.