I thought I had missed seeing this in theaters and was disappointed with myself because I was very much anticipating this release, and expected many accolades would follow. On a whim, I happened to check show times. and I was very appreciative that my local Regal brought this back for a time before Oscar Sunday. … More #CindySays… Thoughts on A Star is Born (2018)
Please note: I’m going to try and divulge as few spoilers as I possibly can. The facts can easily be found on the worldwide “interwebs”, but I don’t want to ruin it for you. Part 1 has minimum spoilers, so read this if you are thinking of checking out the series. If you’ve seen it, … More REVIEW: Making a Murderer– Part 1… why haven’t you watched it yet?!
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
[There are spoilers below, so if you’ve not seen it, please read at your own risk.] Hi I’m Cindy, and I am an X-Phile. In 1993, I told everyone I knew to watch. I went to an X Files convention before it was cool. My heart went pitter pat for AD Skinner Mitch Pileggi, and … More Review: X-Files Season 10 – My Struggle… a different kind of bomb
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.