Do we really need another Mr. Rogers movie?
The 2018 documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” reminded us what’s missing in our culture today, or at least the social media …
It’s hard to critique a sequel like “Frozen II” with much vigor.
It’s gorgeous from start to finish, with huge laughs from the usual suspect – Josh Gad’s Olaf the …
In the introductory moments of “The Irishman,” the camera enters the film through a box-like entrance, possibly a camera-like peep hole but more than likely a coffin shaped viewpoint that …
The less you know about the plot of “Parasite” going in, the better.
Here is a spare and spoiler-free plot description:
A young man named Kim Ki-woo (an engaging Choi …
Trey Edward Shults pulls a Babe Ruth with “Waves.”
The writer/director metaphorically points to the fences, asking us to buy into his ripe tale of love, loss, hope and redemption.
“The Irishman” spends a good 20 minutes making you pine for better gangster movies from living legend Martin Scorsese.
Been there, whacked that.
Where’s the black humor of “Goodfellas?” The …
Watching Oscar-bait films shouldn’t feel like doing your homework.
Too often expertly crafted tales have the whiff of a history lesson or worse, a lecture. The intentions are noble, but …
I started dating my first girlfriend shortly after moving to Minneapolis to attend university.
Extremely nervous about meeting her parents for the first time, and still getting used to a …
One of my least favorite movie review cliches is to say something is “more relevant now.”
Was it not relevant at all when it was first released? Usually it indicates …
Dumb and horror go together like peas and carrots, to paraphrase a Gumpian prophet.
Half the fun of watching horror movies is mentally screaming for the heroes to do anything …