I’m Finally Back with another edition of the Movie Quarantine Chronicles!
If this is your first time reading this blog, I think it’s obvious that I like to watch movies. However, the Coronavirus pandemic washing over the globe has created a sudden drop off in the number of new movies for not just mine, but others’, viewing pleasure. As many studios are moving their blockbusters toContinue reading “Movie Quarantine Chronicles: Part V”
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’”
If this is your first time reading this blog, I think it’s obvious that I like to watch movies. However, the Coronavirus pandemic washing over the globe has created a sudden drop off in the number of new movies for not just mine, but others’, viewing pleasure. As many studios are moving their blockbusters toContinue reading “Movie Quarantine Chronicles: Part IV”
What another year for movies! As we close out this year (and decade!), I wanted to take a look back and rank the films that captivated my mind, heart, and emotions. Like every year, this year’s list wasn’t how I thought it would turn out at the start of 2019. But that’s the wonderful surprisesContinue reading “My 10 Favorite Movies of 2019”
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’”
Comedy is a genre that needs to evolve with the times. What was funny in one generation might not be in the next. Funny men of yesterday struggle to stay current and fade out. But every once in a while, some make a return that you’ve been waiting to celebrate. Eddie Murphy has done justContinue reading “Eddie Murphy is dynamite in charming biopic ‘Dolemite Is My Name’”
June 30, 2019. This day means we are somehow halfway through 2019. Where does the time go? Instead of waiting to make an End of Year Top 10 list, I wanted to look back at my favorites of the year so far.
Out of Netflix’s hit or miss original movie, it seems to get romantic comedies just right. The considerably entertaining Set It Up is an example of rom-com success. Netflix’s romantic comedy about two estranged best friends getting a second chance to rekindle an old flame that blends comedy, culture, and social commentary continues that run.
This year, I decided to go bigger, better, adding more numbers! Like a normal sequel, right? With the addition of Hulu, move movies came along that I hadn’t gotten into while I also delved into On Demand and the library to expand to different genres. This year, I went into the classics of my childhood,Continue reading “The Watch List of 2017”