Movie Reviews

Movie Review: THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Starring Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield

Posted: September 17, 2021 at 11:38 am   /   Movie Reviews

The latest biopic to hit theaters is Michael Showalter’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and in-depth look at the lives of famous televangelist couple Jim Bakker and wife Tammy Faye Bakker. Showalter traces the upbringing of the title character to the peak of her success, as well as her and husband Jim Bakker’s scandalous downfall. […]

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Movie Review: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Starring Max Harwood, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Lancashire

Posted: September 17, 2021 at 8:34 am   /   Movie Reviews

Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone could just be themselves, and be accepted for who they are? We all have dreams, and hopes, and you shouldn’t be afraid to pursue them. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a beautiful, heartwarming musical based on a true story, about being yourself and embracing what makes us all different. […]

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Movie Review: SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS Starring Simu Liu, Tony Leung, Awkwafina

Posted: September 3, 2021 at 7:42 am   /   Movie Reviews

I grew up on the Jackie Chan movies of the ‘80s and ‘90s. Drunken Master, Crime Story, Police Story, Rumble in the Bronx…every week when my family would go to rent new movies, I’d always grab at least one of his movies and spend a couple of hours admiring the action and laughing at his […]

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Movie Review: ANNETTE Starring Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg

Posted: August 6, 2021 at 9:09 am   /   Movie Reviews

I can’t stop thinking about Annette. The film, directed by Leos Carax (Holy Motors), opened the Cannes Film Festival last month and took home awards for Best Director and Best Soundtrack. Ron and Russell Mael, the brothers behind the band Sparks, are responsible for not only the music in the film – but also the […]

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Movie Review: THE SUICIDE SQUAD Starring Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, Daniela Melchior

Posted: August 6, 2021 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

I’ve got a confession to make: I’ve been pretty burned out on comic book/superhero media. Sure, back when the Marvel Cinematic Universe hit its prime, I was fully on board. I loved the action and the visuals and the humor. I loved the Dark Knight trilogy, as Christopher Nolan is one of my favorite filmmakers. […]

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Movie Review: Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE Starring Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall

Posted: July 30, 2021 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

Back in 2003, Disney captured lightning in a bottle with Pirates of the Caribbean, based on their popular theme park rides in Anaheim and Orlando. As fun as those rides are, never in my wildest imagination did I think they would translate into one of the greatest modern blockbusters of our era. If it worked […]

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Movie Review: STILLWATER Starring Matt Damon, Camille Cottin

Posted: July 29, 2021 at 11:14 am   /   Movie Reviews

Matt Damon is without a doubt one of the beat actors in the game today. From Goodwill Hunting to The Talented Mr. Ridley, Damon has showed that he can throw himself into any role and become that character. He does that and more in his new film Stillwater. In his latest effort, Damon plays unemployed […]

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Movie Review: OLD Starring Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Alex Wolff

Posted: July 23, 2021 at 8:44 am   /   Movie Reviews

To say that M. Night Shyamalan is a complicated director is an understatement. Ever since The Sixth Sense was released in 1999 to critical and popular acclaim, there has been immense pressure to wow the audience with some sort of huge, mind-blowing twist. We’re always looking for it, because we know it’s there. So the […]

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Movie Review: BLACK WIDOW Starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbor

Posted: July 9, 2021 at 7:47 am   /   Movie Reviews

After two years of waiting, the latest installment of the MCU is finally here. Officially kicking off Phase Four, Black Widow is the 24th film overall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although it is following up Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home, it chronologically takes place in the past – during the events of Captain […]

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Movie Review: THE FOREVER PURGE Starring Ana de la Reguera, Josh Lucas, Will Patton

Posted: July 2, 2021 at 1:47 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Over the past decade, almost bi-yearly, it seems a July 4th weekend tradition sees a new addition in The Purge franchise. And, 2021 sees what is said to be the final installment in the series following four subsequent films, one of which was a prequel, and two seasons of a television series creating an interconnected […]

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