Review – Call Me by Your Name

And here we are!  With the lone exception of Roman J. Israel, Esq. (which I'll watch through digital rental in a couple of weeks), I'm caught up on all of the major Academy Awards nominees.  I plan to start my Top 25 of 2017 features over the next day or two.  But, for the moment, I... Continue Reading →

Review – The Post

I've said it numerous times before, but I'll state, once again, that Tom Hanks is my all-time favorite actor.  There's absolutely no way I would miss any of his films in the theater, but team him up with Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep and I don't see how anyone with decent taste could resist.  If that... Continue Reading →

Review – The Shape of Water

Awards season rolls on and Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water has been near the top of my priority list for a while, now.  Today is the first day it's made it within reasonable driving distance, so I ventured out to an old-school theater (not even stadium seating!) to catch the first showing and see... 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 →

88. Arrival

And here we are, burning through my list of 10 Fourth Quarter 2016 Films to Be Excited About.  This is the fifth film on that list, meaning that we're halfway through it, already!  Arrival was a can't-miss movie for me, personally.  Amy Adams is my favorite actress and good, sophisticated sci-fi à la Ex Machina has been... Continue Reading →

86. Doctor Strange

Here we are, with Doctor Strange, the next chapter in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe!  This was also entry number three in my 10 Fourth Quarter 2016 Films to Be Excited About column.  Marvel continues to dive into their vast library of characters, fully confident that said characters are strong enough to be well-received even if some of them,... Continue Reading →

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