REVIEW: Making a Murderer– Part 1… why haven’t you watched it yet?!

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?!

#CivilWar: The Aftermath of Avenging (Contains spoilers!)

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!)

REVIEW – Batman vs Superman: It’s always darkest before the Dawn

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

Review: X-Files Season 10 – My Struggle… a different kind of bomb

[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

Review in Brief: Beasts of No Nation (2015 – Netflix)

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)

REVIEW: Spectre… This time it’s personal… I mean, again. It’s personal, again.

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.

REVIEW/COMMENTARY: HBO’s Project Greenlight (S4) – The Leisure Class … Effie Brown, I want to be your BFF!

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!

REVIEW: Steve Jobs … or third time is the charm.

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.

REVIEW: The Martian… Kids? Study Botany!!!

Directed by:  Ridley Scott Starring:  Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Chastain…. and a whole gaggle of other people! There is much excitement and anticipation surrounding The Martian.  This is a non-sequel and non-superhero film, and while I have enjoyed (some of) my superheroes and sequels this summer, finally there is something “fresh” … More REVIEW: The Martian… Kids? Study Botany!!!