Review – Skyscraper

Dwayne Johnson has been a busy man in recent months.  Skyscraper is his third major film in the last eight months, alongside Rampage (click here for that review) and his holiday season mega-hit, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (and that review is here).  He has unquestionably successfully transitioned from one of the most iconic professional... Continue Reading →

Review – Paddington 2

I had absolutely no interest in seeing Paddington 2.  None.  I saw the first film, just a week or two ago, and didn't love it.  It wasn't poorly made, or anything.  It just wasn't made for me.  The humor and presentation were squarely aimed at kids, with little for adults to enjoy.  And there's nothing wrong... 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 →

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