Hollywood Celebrates Mothers
Editorial

Hollywood Celebrates Mothers

I remember reading somewhere that the legendary two-time Oscar-winning actress Shelley Winters once commented that, as a woman, the only way to secure longevity in…

SILENCE Box Office Alternative: Scorsese’s THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (1993)
Box Office Alternative

SILENCE Box Office Alternative: Scorsese’s THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (1993)

It’s always an event whenever the great Martin Scorsese releases another film as he does with his latest offering Silence. It’s almost as if the…

LION’s Roar is Quietly Powerful
Theatrical Review

LION’s Roar is Quietly Powerful

There was probably a time back in the day when a movie like Lion would have been considered one of the top movie events of…

ASSASSIN’S CREED Essentially Kills the Video Game Movie
Theatrical Review

ASSASSIN’S CREED Essentially Kills the Video Game Movie

This holiday season, Assassin’s Creed, the much anticipated adaptation of the mega-popular video game series, is finally released amidst a number of reshoots, rewrites, and…

FENCES Builds Up Powerhouse Drama and Stellar Acting
Theatrical Review

FENCES Builds Up Powerhouse Drama and Stellar Acting

The business of bringing celebrated works of theater to the screen has always been an incredibly risky process. What works so well on the stage…

“Why Us?” is the Bigger Question Worth Asking While Watching WHY HIM?
Theatrical Review

“Why Us?” is the Bigger Question Worth Asking While Watching WHY HIM?

Let me just say right off the bat that Why Him? is a Christmas movie. It may not be marketed as a Christmas movie, but…

Visual Beauty and Raw Emotion Abound in A MONSTER CALLS
Theatrical Review

Visual Beauty and Raw Emotion Abound in A MONSTER CALLS

I think it’s important before reviewing the various aspects of A Monster Calls to stop and take a moment to realize how much of a…

COLLATERAL BEAUTY Offers Stars, Emotions, and Two Movies Rolled Into One
Theatrical Review

COLLATERAL BEAUTY Offers Stars, Emotions, and Two Movies Rolled Into One

There will be many people who, thanks to the marketing, will be angry at the true nature of the new drama Collateral Beauty. The film’s…

FRANK & LOLA is the Year’s Most Truthfully Brutal Love Story
Streaming/VOD Review

FRANK & LOLA is the Year’s Most Truthfully Brutal Love Story

Some may say otherwise, but there’s hardly a more attractive and effective poster for any movie being released this year than the one for Frank…

TREE MAN Shows Santa Isn’t the Only One Responsible for Christmas Cheer
Streaming/VOD Review

TREE MAN Shows Santa Isn’t the Only One Responsible for Christmas Cheer

Regardless of where a person lives, one of the mainstays of Christmas in ANY town is Christmas tree lots. These seasonal locations are where trees…