Film

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ actually brings some fun life to the classic tale

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ actually brings some fun life to the classic tale

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

There have been many adaptations of Jane Austen’s classic novel “Pride and Prejudice” over the years and while some might say the latest, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”, would be enough to cause Miss Austen to stir in the grave, the newest reworking of the story is actually quite fun.

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‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of  wild 1950s Hollywood politics

‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of wild 1950s Hollywood politics

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

When the Coen Brothers commit to a project, you know they are all in in every angle of its execution, and that masterful craftsmanship is presented front and center in ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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Remembering David Bowie (1947-2016)

Remembering David Bowie (1947-2016)

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

So, what happened? David Bowie died…. No, that can’t be right. I’m pretty sure he is not even human. How could Starman be taken away? Where is the math in that?

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‘The Revenant’, ‘Mad Max’ lead nominations for 88th Academy Awards

‘The Revenant’, ‘Mad Max’ lead nominations for 88th Academy Awards

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hot off the trails of several major Golden Globe wins, “The Revenant” leads the pack in most Oscar nominations.

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Fey & Poehler are a winning comedy duo in ‘Sisters’

Fey & Poehler are a winning comedy duo in ‘Sisters’

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Although it didn’t quite personally live up to “Baby Mama”, “Sisters” definitely held its own against the influx of duo comedies coming out these days.

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‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

‘Creed’ proves it has the moxy and heart to stand in the ring with franchises’ best

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

‘Creed’ is a film with heart and heavy dramatic honesty and succeeds in building off of the foundation that ‘Rocky’ built.

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Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

Despite occasional stumbles, “The Good Dinosaur” celebrates the journey and joys of finding one’s self

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is the hero’s journey to the very core, but along the way, Pixar finds ways to sprinkle in nuance that leads to some of their well-known creative visuals and strong emotional revelations.

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Seth Rogen & friends celebrate the holidays with unique humor in ‘The Night Before’

Seth Rogen & friends celebrate the holidays with unique humor in ‘The Night Before’

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Seth Rogen-style movie combined with a holiday theme is like a Christmas miracle to me. And I was definitely not disappointed with this year’s token adult holiday movie “The Night Before”.

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‘Spotlight’ shines unsettling, compelling light into Catholic Church’s child molestation cover-up

‘Spotlight’ shines unsettling, compelling light into Catholic Church’s child molestation cover-up

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The true story of “Spotlight” is not an easy pill to swallow. The film’s viewer have a difficult time watching the 2001 investigation into the Catholic Church, but it’s a story that has far too little attention, even after all the work of the Boston Globe, and that’s why this is a must-see film.

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‘Pan’ sends the nostalgia soaring

‘Pan’ sends the nostalgia soaring

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

With a story full of sword fights, plank-walking, flying fairies, and mystifying natives, “Pan” personifies all of the aspects of Peter Pan that we loved while adding an extra element of story-telling to the classic tale.

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