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
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.
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!!!
Directed by: Scott Cooper Starring: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch There’s never any question about it in the film… Jimmy “Whitey” Bulger chose every step of his own path. He sought to make himself head of the Winter Hill Gang in South Boston. He eliminated people in his way, and also those who could … More Review: Black Mass… a slowdance with the devil
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, and Kathryn Hahn There is no question. Lots of folks are eyeballing this opening to see what color smoke is going to come out of the chimney, er oven. Coming off a pretty dismal summer for both films and television, Wayward … More Review The Visit… Are there “signs” of life?
Starring Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell, Orlando Bloom, and Brie Larson. It’s interesting how life creeps up on you. You’re moving along in the normal day to day, and then something pops up and is just there that makes you realize what you might be missing… or missing out on. That’s what this film is … More Review: Digging for Fire… without much spark.
Starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan I have a fair understanding of global travel and the expat world. As the world continues to shrink, to be sent on an assignment in a foreign country for work is not an unusual situation. Asia is a popular destination as global multi-nationals extend their reach, and No Escape sets up the main characters … More Review: No Escape … A roller coaster for sure, but not the fun kind.
My son was about 4 years old when the previous Fantastic Four (2005) franchise was making the rounds on cable. It was light, infused with humor, and seemed appropriate for him to watch. As young kids find great comfort in repetition, I watched it with him… a lot. At that time, I was not nearly as keen … More Review: Fantastic Four… or not so much