If you’re in the thirty to fifty range, and spent any time in an arcade, you know that you could choose to spend a quarter to play as George (gorilla), Ralph (wolf), or Lizzie (Godzilla-like lizard). Now, as The Rock explores his various nostalgic takes (Rampage = Jurassic World, Skyscraper=Die Hard, Jumanji=… Jumanji?), we get a Midway game brought… [Read More]
I don’t do horror. Don’t like it, can’t stand it, don’t want to watch it. But I had to see A Quiet Place. So I waited until I could watch it on my own screen, with all the lights on, in the safety of my otherwise normally loud home. And then I listened to the quiet…. [Read More]
Path of Blood is an opportunity to meet a few Islamic terrorists. Yeah, not the people I look forward to meeting either, but this documentary from Jonathan Hacker gives us a chance to meet some of those in Al Qaeda and we may be surprised at what we see.
Custody is a moving look at the pain that can come from a family disintegration—especially as that pain manifests in a child.
In Damsel the Zellner Brothers play with some typical movie genres. As a result viewers are asked to wrap their minds around things that seem to not quite fit together, but in reality make for a quirky, yet enjoyable experience.
Leave No Trace follows the story of Will (Ben Foster) and Tom (Thomasin Mackenzie), a father and daughter who live a happy but mysterious life in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Ore. Rarely making contact with the world, Will and Tom care for and support one another. When a small mistake tips them… [Read More]
Parenting is a complete panorama of emotions and experiences. Some are delightful, like your child’s first step or the beauty of the way your child’s mind creates, cares, and collaborates; others are more problematic, like the first time they are hurt, the first time they hurt someone else, and the first time they reject you…. [Read More]
[there be SPOILERS ahead, may it do ya fine] yesterday i finished sai Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series – entered the clearing at the end of that path it took me right around a year, all told; i think the longest extended narrative i’ve ever read by way of a mini-review: i dug it… [Read More]
After turns in Prison Break and Hart of Dixie, Cress Williams turned in the leading role as high school principal Jefferson Pierce, who hung up the Black Lightning costume but finds himself drawn back in to defend his community. When he puts on the suit again, he becomes an inspiration to those around him, not least his own… [Read More]
“Do you ever feel like you’re waiting for something to happen but you don’t know what it is? That thing that could make your life special?” – Spencer Reinhard, American Animals Written and directed by Bart Layton, American Animals tells the true story of Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen, four friends… [Read More]