Review – A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

As far as A Wrinkle in Time is concerned, I'm a complete noob.  I've not seen any previous adaptations, I've not read Madeleine L'Engle's novel, and I've never even met someone else who was enthusiastic and/or familiar enough with the property to initiate a conversation with me about it.  I went into this screening knowing only... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Larry Crowne

Original US release date: July 1, 2011 Production budget: $30,000,000 Worldwide gross: $72,008,245 Back in 2011, Tom Hanks released Larry Crowne, a film that he directed and co-wrote, along with Nia Vardalos.  The marketing mostly centered around the fact that the film co-starred Hanks and Julia Roberts.  It wasn't their first film together, but it was... Continue Reading →

Review – Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Well, here we have a big one.  It seems like awareness of the new Beauty and the Beast live-action adaptation from acclaimed musical director Bill Condon has permeated every corner of our existence.  From the trailer dropping and scoring a record number of views to the latest controversy surrounding LeFou's (Josh Gad) sexual orientation, the film certainly has... Continue Reading →

97. Miss Sloane

From acclaimed director John Madden (Shakespeare in Love, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) comes a hot-button political thriller starring Jessica Chastain (Thirty Dark Zero, The Martian) that's sure to get a lot of people talking - including people on a certain academy.  Gun control is a never-ending topic of discussion around the country and the... Continue Reading →

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