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…

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY: An Exhilarating and Emotional Tale of Valor
Theatrical Review

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY: An Exhilarating and Emotional Tale of Valor

‘Memember The Force Awakens? Yes, it was just a little over a year ago that the Disney-acquired Lucasarts kick-started a new saga in George Lucas’s…

ROGUE ONE: [Wo]Men On A Mission War Film Is Great, Also Happens To Be STAR WARS
Theatrical Review

ROGUE ONE: [Wo]Men On A Mission War Film Is Great, Also Happens To Be STAR WARS

A truly worthy entry in the “[Wo]men on a mission” subgenre of war film, Rogue One roars triumphantly into theaters as one of the very…

Natalie Portman Leads the Stunning and Thoughtful JACKIE
Theatrical Review

Natalie Portman Leads the Stunning and Thoughtful JACKIE

It’s possible that only Mary Todd Lincoln would be able to outshadow Jacqueline Kennedy as the one First Lady in history whose lasting legacy has…

A Performance Review of OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY
Theatrical Review

A Performance Review of OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY

Many are going to assume that Office Christmas Party is a stupid comedy…and they’re going to be right. Although Office Christmas Party is far from…