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Movie Review: CHERRY Starring Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor

Posted: February 26, 2021 at 9:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

Coming off their massively-successful achievement of Avengers: Endgame, the Russo Brothers (Joe and Anthony) release their latest film to Apple TV+ on March 12. Cherry, based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Nico Walker, follows the titular character (based on Walker’s real-life experiences) as he navigates his life pre and post-military service, […]

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Movie Review: I CARE A LOT Starring Rosamund Pike, Dianne Wiest, Peter Dinklage

Posted: February 19, 2021 at 10:24 am   /   Movie Reviews

I Care a Lot is a film that could easily be titled, “I Care a Lot… About Winning.” Society has become obsessed with the notion that, if you’re not winning – you’re losing. We’ve seen this play out in countless films over the years, like Wall Street, Scarface – pretty much any film where the […]

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Review: Disney’s FLORA & ULYSSES Puts Hope In Everyday Superheroes

Posted: February 17, 2021 at 11:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest superhero film isn’t based in the Marvel universe, although you will find plenty of references to characters you’ve seen in comic books and on the big screen. But the real superpower of Flora & Ulysses is the hero we can all aspire to be, and the difference each one of us makes in […]

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Movie Review: MINARI Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Yuh-Jung Youn

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

At the heart of Minari is a story about the American dream. A family moves from their home in California to Arkansas to grow crops on their own farm. The parents work day and night to provide for their children, and are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure they have a bright future. […]

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Movie Review: BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR Starring Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:15 am   /   Movie Reviews

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, who co-wrote the hit comedy Bridesmaids, have reteamed to write and star in Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar. Directed by Josh Greenbaum (who directed several episodes of television comedies like New Girl and Fresh Off the Boat), the film follows two middle-aged best friends who are looking […]

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Movie Review: JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:10 am   /   Movie Reviews

In theaters and streaming on HBO Max on February 12, Judas and the Black Messiah tells the true story of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Chicago Black Panthers, and how his efforts were sabotaged by FBI informant William O’Neal. Written by director Shaka King and Will Berson, we see how O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield) – a […]

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Movie Review: MALCOLM & MARIE Starring Zendaya, John David Washington

Posted: February 5, 2021 at 10:53 am   /   Movie Reviews

Written and directed by Sam Levinson (Euphoria, Assassination Nation) during the pandemic, Malcolm & Marie is a personal look inside of a deteriorating relationship that allows the characters adequate time to breathe and process each other’s emotions. The film takes place in real-time, at a single location, after the premiere of Malcolm’s (John David Washington) […]

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Movie Review: WONDER WOMAN 1984

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 12:13 pm   /   Movie Reviews

When I say I love Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017), that doesn’t even do it justice. The film was incredibly moving, actually bringing me to tears the first time I saw it in theaters – overwhelmed by the beauty of what I was seeing presented on-screen. These strong and powerful women, directed by a woman, […]

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Movie Review: PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 11:07 am   /   Movie Reviews

After the buzz out of Sundance almost a year ago (in a year that makes it seem like it’s been a decade), Promising Young Woman has easily been one of the most anticipated film releases of the year. After finally arriving in theaters over the holidays, it’s clear to see why it has been getting […]

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Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s SOUL

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 10:29 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Following his exploration of human emotions in the Oscar-winning Inside Out, Pete Doctor returns to the director’s chair for Disney-Pixar’s latest animated triumph – Soul. The film sees middle school substitute band teach Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) finally getting his big break to play with one of his jazz idols – Dorathea Williams (Angela Bassett) […]

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