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Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Rocketman

May 28, 2019

Rocketman 2

Now this is my idea of a rock star biography. Flamboyant and fun, featuring dramatically aligned hit musical numbers, this toe-tapper never forgets the complicated soul of its you-thought-you-knew-him subject.

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Booksmart

May 21, 2019

Booksmart 2

Olivia Wilde’s coming of ager is full of heart, lol laughs and, not so coincidentally, smarts.

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The Sun is Also a Star

May 15, 2019

The sun is almost a star 2

Nicola Yoon’s acclaimed best seller hits the screen as a savvy and potent modern day romance.

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The White Crow

May 10, 2019

The White Crow 2

Not as captivating as it should be, this look at Rudolf Nureyev’s defection still tells an interesting story.

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Dead To Me.

May 8, 2019

Dead to Me

This thinly layered plot twister is kept very much alive by its snappy pacing and two terrific leading actresses.

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Long Shot

April 30, 2019

Long Shot 2

This thoroughly modern romantic comedy delivers as many laughs as it does sly shots at today’s world. In other words, this is a sweet and goofy rom com for people looking for a little bit more than that.

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Red Joan

April 16, 2019

 

Red Joan 3Trevor Nunn’s initially standard tale of spies and secrets still draws us in, surprisingly compelled by the story, inspired by a real life incident, of a British woman who collaborated with the Russians during World War II.

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Us

March 20, 2019

US 2

Make of it what you will – and Jordan Peele gives us a whole lot to play with here- this horror is, at its most basic, tantalizing fun.

 

Captain Marvel

March 8, 2019

Captaiun Marvel 2

Not exactly marvelous, this origins story eventually warms up, takes flight and wins us over.

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Leaving Neverland.

February 28, 2019

Leaving Neverland 2

Dan Reed’s devastating documentary about Michael Jackson and pedophilia is not an easy watch, but it is an essential one.

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