Review – Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Full disclosure: I saw Sicario: Day of the Soldado out of a sense of obligation to the Movie March. I saw the original Sicario in the theater back in 2015 and thought it was fine. But, while there's nothing inherently wrong with them, these hard-edged crime movies aren't generally my cup of chocolate milk. I... Continue Reading →

Review – Blockers

It was a busy weekend and I have a lot of catching up to do (with more busy weekends, ahead.  How will I ever manage to catch Isle of Dogs?!).  The catching up begins with this comedy from first-time director Kay Cannon.  Following a trio of parents who are determined to keep their children from... Continue Reading →

109. Patriots Day

When I first saw the opening seconds of the Patriots Day trailer, I briefly thought it was another, late-running trailer for Deepwater Horizon.  Of course, it became clear that it was a film about the Boston Marathon bombing in fairly short order, but the similarities shouldn't be surprising.  Both films star Mark Wahlberg and are... Continue Reading →

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