What makes a great film? It’s a simple formula. Really. Yet, it is as easy to achieve as catching lightning in a bottle. It boils down to the trifecta… great story, great talent, and a gifted director who can keep it all together. The Bourne films have that in spades, and Jason Bourne is no … More #CindySays: 5 reasons why Jason Bourne continues to thrill
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?!
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
Have you started hearing this lately? It’s the number one program on television. What is, you ask? It’s a little show called The Walking Dead developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard, along with show runners Scott Gimple and Greg Nicotero. I’m not sure … More Here’s my Valentine to my favorite show… The Walking Dead and six reasons why
[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
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)