Some movies make it to the theater and some don’t. Occasionally, the films in the theater, say in the months of January and August, seem like films that required incredible luck or will to get produced; periodically, there’s a diamond-in-the-rough film that can only be seen on home media that provides more entertainment than one… [Read More]
Quiet weekend on the multiplex front (at least for me). So let’s get to it. Meh On The Orient Express. All star cast, 65MM photography and the lady next to me in the theatre fell asleep. Can’t say that I blame her. The joint didn’t really come together till the end when the mechanism behind… [Read More]
In an age where there’s such a determined focus on tolerance, it’s shocking to see the sheer amount of polarization in the world.
It’s not easy to be scary. No really, take a shot. We’ll wait. And when you get done with that, try your hand at being funny. Or endearing. Or poignant. Any luck? How about trying to be all of the above? A handful of actors can pull it off, maybe a few writers too. But… [Read More]
In The Glass Castle, Jeanette Walls (then a gossip columnist for MSNBC) told her family’s distinct story, of moving, poverty, and effort to find joy in the darker moments of life. Now, thanks to the direction of Destin Daniel Cretin (Short Term 12), Walls’ story arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD from Lionsgate Media with… [Read More]
Spacey falls. Thor takes bank. And another shooting in the house of The Lord. Sigh. Sad times 😢 If the powers that be ever got the guts to give y’all a peek inside our private Screen Fish Messenger feed, OH BOY! It’s a hotbed of debates, arguments, random thoughts and, most of all, love. I… [Read More]
The Long Road Home is intense, violent, and sad—sometimes all at once.
If it’s such a wonderful world out there, why are you all clamoring to get in here? — Dolores When Michael Crichton wrote and directed Westworld in 1973, he could have never known how reality TV would change the way that entertainment and real life have blended together, even twisting them. But in the collaboration… [Read More]
Cars 3 is the latest Disney Pixar film that kids will love but that tells a story meant for adults to find their own way. As Lightnight McQueen (Owen Wilson) finds a new sponsor, Rust-eze Racing Center magnate Sterling (Nathan Fillion), and a new nemesis, racing upstart Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer). But he may have lost… [Read More]
The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues Phase 3 with the third solo film of Thor. The first Thor film was good, not great, but good. The second film was a big disappointment and a missed opportunity with one of Thor’s comic based greatest foes in Malekith. In Thor: Ragnarok, we get arguably the best film out… [Read More]