Tag: movie reviews

Documentary Review: ‘The Fabulous Allan Carr’

The film provides a breezy and entertaining time capsule into that era. One where Carr was truly a king and, if you're a fan of old-school Hollywood tales, one where he deserves to be remembered.

Movie Review: ‘The Seagull’

Anton Chekhov's The Seagull is a masterpiece, let's just put that out there. But was it a good idea to turn it into a film?

Movie Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

The film picks up momentum about halfway through and that's where it finally gets fun.

Documentary Review: ‘Terrence McNally: Every Act of Life’

Terrence McNally has had one heck of a life and director Jeff Kaufman manages to showcase that in his wonderful documentary, Every Act of Life.

Documentary Review: ‘Itzak’, the Life of Itzak Perlman

The film is a nice insight into the man and Perlman is a delight to watch.

Movie Review: Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Wes Anderson's latest stop-motion film is a love letter to pooches everywhere.

Documentary Review: ‘Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story’

Director Steve Sullivan, uses old footage and Sievey's own archives to paint an inspiring story of someone, who, no matter what the consequences, forged his own path in the world.

Movie Review: ‘All Square’ Starring Michael Kelly

Kelly is terrific and shows a real flair for the kind of low-key comedy in the film.

Documentary Review: ‘Where Have You Gone, Lou DiMaggio?’

The film is oddly motivating, yet after all the soul-searching and all the interviews, we're left with an ending that's a bit abrupt. But, the lead-up, like his life, is what's really the point.

Movie Review: Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Characters and story blend together seamlessly and Ryan Coogler's terrific Black Panther.

Movie Review: ’12 Strong’ Starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Pena

Pena and Shannon are the ones who always jolt up every scene. Unfortunately, there's not enough of them to make and entertaining evening.

Movie Review: Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ Starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep

Spielberg might be the only director working today who could have taken this story, that is sometimes full of hard to comprehend facts and make it exciting and taught, leaving you on the edge of your seat.

Movie Review: Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’ Starring Matt Damon

Chau is the one to watch. She's a flat out scene-stealer here.

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Ryan Johnson deserves all the credit in the world for delivering this terrific Jedi to the storied franchise. Let's have him direct all of the other ones going forward, shall we?

Movie Review: ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’

Based on the book by Peter Turner that tells his story of life with Grahame. Turner (Jamie Bell) was a young actor in Liverpool when he met and began a relationship with the once famous film star, played by Annette Bening.

Movie Review: ‘The Night Watchmen’

If you can't have fun watching The Night Watchmen, there may be no hope for you.

Movie Review: ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Starring Denzel Washington

As Israel, Washington takes on his most difficult role to date and leaves no doubt that he's one of the best actors working today.

Movie Review: Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

With this these terrific actors he's assembled, this is easily one of the best movies of the year.

Movie Review: ‘Justice League’

It's a shame that they went with such a bland story but for what it is, it's a marked improvement.

Movie Review: Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Branagh is terrific as Poirot. The character can see things mere mortals can't and you can just see the machinations of his brain working as he eyes each passenger.