Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

The Last Full Measure

January 22, 2020

The Last Full Measure

It’s taken over 50 years to get the story to the screen of how and why Air Force medic William H. Pitsenbarger earned his Medal of Honor. In light of this country’s continuing issues with the legacy of the Vietnam War and its veterans, the film packs an earnest and long time in coming punch.

Read More

Just Mercy

January 7, 2020

Just Mercy 2

Sometimes, a film doesn’t have to be “elevated” in order to be effective. While this story of injustice isn’t artsy or showy, thanks to its heart breaking basis, along with some terrific performances, it had me in tears throughout.

Read More

Bombshell

December 9, 2019

Bombshell 2

However well intentioned, this wanna be explosive lands with a fizzle.

Read More

 

 

Joanna Langfield’s 10 Best Movies of 2019.

December 5, 2019

Read More

Richard Jewell

December 4, 2019

Richard Jewell2

There are a few things in this movie I’m not so sure about. But its lead performance sure isn’t one of them.

Read More

Uncut Gems

December 4, 2019

uncut gems6

The Safdie brothers have served up an ear blasting, soul piercing, and pretty damn thrilling take on how the American Dream can go very, very wrong.

Read More

The Two Popes

December 1, 2019

The Two Popes

Like a few other notable films out there, this, too, focuses on men’s relationships with one another. This time though, their religion is, well, religion.

Read More

1917

December 1, 2019

1917 2

Sam Mendes homage to his grandfather’s stories of World War I has splashed onto the screen as a modern day video game. For better and for worse.

Read More

Little Women

November 25, 2019

Little Women 2

Do we really need another adaptation of this beloved classic? When it’s as wonderful as this one is, the answer is yes, oh yes, indeed.

Read More

Knives Out

November 22, 2019

Knives Out 2

Who knew murder could be this much fun?

Read More