Review – Justice League

It's taken a very long time to get here, but we finally have a live-action Justice League movie.  The road to the film hasn't been the smoothest, but DC and Warner Brothers got the job done, one way or another, and now it's time to sit back and take it in.  The marketing has felt a... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Almost Famous

Original US release date: September 15, 2000 Production budget: $60,000,000 Worldwide gross: $47,383,689 Directed by Cameron Crowe and released to much critical praise (including winning the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical), Almost Famous is another example in a very long, sad line of examples in which a great movie of the precise... Continue Reading →

Review – Alien: Covenant

I became a fan of the Alien franchise later in life (relatively speaking).  Despite the fact that not all of the films have been of the highest standard, I remain a fan.  I love the character/creature design, probably as much as any other property out there.  I love the versatility of the franchise and how... Continue Reading →

110. 20th Century Women

I really wanted to see 20th Century Women before the Golden Globes, but it didn't hit wide release until this weekend, so it just wasn't possible.  The Academy Award nominations are announced this coming Tuesday, so that may have been a factor in the timing of the nationwide expansion.  But will it get some nominations? ... Continue Reading →

106. Jackie

There's been a lot of buzz around Natalie Portman's performance as Jackie Kennedy in the appropriately-titled Jackie.  In fact, there's been so much buzz around the performance that I've heard very little else about the movie.  Obviously, I was aware that it follows Jacqueline Kennedy in the wake of President Kennedy's assassination, but, beyond that, I... Continue Reading →

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