I remember a perfume commercial growing up that still sticks in my mind today. It was a woman, singing: “I can bring home the bacon; fry it up in the pan…” (There was something about a man too…) When this aired in the 70’s, it was promoting feminism and the ideal that women can do … More For All the Mothers… Here’s 5 Movie Moms Who Got It Right… kinda
Directed by: Anthony and Joe Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo It has been a challenge to wait for Captain America: Civil War, the latest Avengers entry in … More #CivilWar: The Aftermath of Avenging (Contains spoilers!)
Directed by: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Gal Gadot, Laurence Fishburne, Holly Hunter, Jeremy Irons Well, Batman vs. Superman is many things, however it seems like it has a bit of split personality when it comes to what critics think and how the movie goers are rating the film. The … More REVIEW – Batman vs Superman: It’s always darkest before the Dawn
Ok… so I’ve I’ve not been to the theatre to see a movie lately besides The Force Awakens. I know shame on me, but the holidays kept me home more than usual. So, I busted out my new ROKU 2 player, courtesy of Santa, and have been all over stream-dom watching all sorts of things. … More Recommendations: Here are 5 good things worth watching!
I have to be completely honest … I cannot write an objective review for The Force Awakens. The Star Wars films (the New Hope trilogy anyway) are far too dear and precious to be able to provide a respectable critique. … More COMMENTARY: What J.J. Abrams did right with The Force Awakens
Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga Starring: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah Beasts of No Nations is a stirring film. It follows Agu, a youngster living in the turmoil of what is assumingly war-torn Africa. We are shown how his world instantly changes with a revolutionary occupation. The country is not named and the warring groups are … More Review in Brief: Beasts of No Nation (2015 – Netflix)
Directed by: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Andrew Scott, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, Ben Whishaw, Naomi Harris, Dave Bautista Trailer: Spectre – Official Trailer Let’s face it. The “Daniel Craig as Bond” franchise changed things. It elevated Bond and expelled the winks and kitsch to make room for serious spy business. … More REVIEW: Spectre… This time it’s personal… I mean, again. It’s personal, again.
What is it about reality television?! For me, especially with a show like Project Greenlight, I just love to be privy to the inner-workings of a film, albeit at 10,000 feet. Coming from the position of corporate America I know how projects are typically managed, so to see how the end-to-end process is wrangled in … More REVIEW/COMMENTARY: HBO’s Project Greenlight (S4) – The Leisure Class … Effie Brown, I want to be your BFF!
Directed by: Danny Boyle Written by: Aaron Sorkin (Screenplay), and Walter Isaacson (Book) Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels, Seth Rogen, Michael Stuhlbarg Steve Jobs, the person, is an icon. If you want to know who Steve Jobs is, you should look a lot further than this film. This one is intended to be … More REVIEW: Steve Jobs … or third time is the charm.
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Written by: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin So, this review of Sicario has been rolling around in my head for about a week now as I have been struggling with my impression of the film and how exactly to convey that. So here we go… boom. … More Review: Sicario… Some wars are fought in secret.