Romantic comedies have a soft spot in my movie selection and given that part of my November is devoted to the charming genre, I was hoping to add a newer, more recent film into that catalog. Insert The Broken Hearts Gallery. After a break-up, a young woman (Geraldine Viswanathan) decides to start a gallery whereContinue reading “‘The Broken Hearts Gallery’ is the feel-good movie we need in 2020.”
I decided to check out Christopher Nolan’s new thriller, Tenet. And it was… an interesting experience in more ways than one.
If you’ve kept up with my blog, you know that horror movies are not at the top list of my favorite genres. But something called to me with this movie. While the trailer for the film reveals most of the movie, I will say that I was pleasantly surprised by how haunting The Invisible ManContinue reading “Elisabeth Moss battles dangerous air in eerie, jump-scary 'The Invisible Man'”
Director Josephine Decker’s take on horror author Shirley Jackson is something completely different for the genre.
With movie theaters currently closed, production has halted on current films and those scheduled for theatrical release were pushed to future dates as far as next year or were looking to video on demand and streaming to push out these movies. The Lovebirds, originally scheduled for a wide theatrical release had its rights sold to NetflixContinue reading “Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae’s chemistry carries light rom-com ‘The Lovebirds’”
We’ve all seen a variety of video game adapted movies. From Super Mario Bros to Tomb Raider, each one has had its positives and negatives; mainly landing on the bad side of critics. After backlash from fans with the first trailer, Sonic The Hedgehog seems to break that streak with exciting special effects, humor, andContinue reading “‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ cashes in with redesigns to make a solid video game film”
Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do when they come for you? Michael Bay released his first feature-length film, Bad Boys, in 1994, bringing Martin Lawrence and Will Smith together for buddy-cop comedic gold. The trio returned again in 2003 for the unfavorable but hilarious Bad Boys II. Twenty-five years later, we find the pair back togetherContinue reading “Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are still comedic gut-busters in ‘Bad Boys For Life’”
If I had time to see this movie before the end of 2019, my top movie list would look quite different. Most war films are a highlight reel; full of blood, glory, and noble sacrifice for the greater good. There’s even a love story or two involved to help ground the audience (not that weContinue reading “Engaging and visceral, 1917 proves that War is Hell”
9 movies. 42 years. The Star Wars saga (affectionately known as The Skywalker Saga) was delighted audiences for generations. After the fan base dividing Last Jedi, the final chapter was approached with reservations by fans and critics. Despite this, the enduring story of the Skywalker Saga didn’t disappoint me once I sat down to board theContinue reading “‘The Rise of Skywalker’ is messy but a satisfying conclusion to the Central Saga”
Netflix changed the game of television programming with its original programming with shows like House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black. Last year, Netflix changed the game again, this time with original films, with the Oscar-nominated, slice of life film Roma. Those who thought the Alfonso Cuaron film was a one-off film for Netflix entering the awardsContinue reading “Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson break your heart in tender but devastating ‘Marriage Story’”