Review – Upgrade

Upgrade is not only the sort of movie that virtually never comes to my town (I was shocked that it did . . . and on opening weekend, to boot!) but it's also the sort of film that I most love writing about and my audience tends to avoid reading about.  Folks, I, myself, had... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Girl with a Pearl Earring

Original US release date: December 12, 2003 Production budget: $17,461,000 Worldwide gross: $31,466,789 Based on Tracy Chevalier's novel of the same name, Girl with a Pearl Earring had a rather tumultuous journey to the big screen - far more tumultuous than is typical for low-budget independent Oscar bait such as this.  Originally, Mike Newell was slated... Continue Reading →

Review – Solo: A Star Wars Story

It hasn't been all that long since Star Wars: Episode VIII: - The Last Jedi stormed into theaters and thrilled most audiences and angered a very vocal few by staying true to the characters in spite of themselves and delivering a surprising story that wasn't quite what anyone expected.  How.  Dare.  They.  (That review is here.) ... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Quarantine

Original US release date: October 10, 2008 Production budget: $12,000,000 Worldwide gross: $41,319,906 Directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle (Devil), Quarantine was a stylish horror thriller designed to take advantage of the found-footage fad that had hit big at the time.  While in no way originated by the film, the found-footage subgenre was popularized by... Continue Reading →

COME ON IN! WELCOME TO THE NEW MOVIE MARCH!

Hello, everyone!  Welcome to the new Movie March!  Big changes have happened here, this week! For starters, the site obviously has a completely new look and layout. It is now much easier to navigate your way around the Movie March using the new header menu.  Please, take a look at the different years of reviews,... Continue Reading →

Review – Deadpool 2

Josh Brolin is having one heck of a summer, isn't he?  First he stood toe-to-toe with the Avengers as Thanos and now here he is as the fan-favorite character Cable, giving Deadpool a run for his money (unless they're friends, of course.  One can never tell with these two.).  Deadpool 2 has been highly anticipated... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Crimson Tide

Original US release date: May 12, 1995 Production budget: $53,000,000 Worldwide gross: $157,387,195 Tony Scott's Crimson Tide was one of two (that I can recall) movies from the nineties that centered around a submarine crew amidst hostilities between the United States and Russia, with the second of those films being 1990's The Hunt for Red October from... Continue Reading →

Review – Life of the Party

As I've mentioned many times, comedies are a peculiar thing.  With each person maintaining their own unique sense of humor, attempting to craft and then execute a story that appeals to, if not the majority, enough people to earn millions of dollars is quite the lofty task.  Lately, many comedies have opted to become more... Continue Reading →

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