Recent Posts

Nobody is ridiculous, well crafted, high-octane entertainment

Perhaps the most surprising part of watching the action movie Nobody (2021) was how much…

 Leave a Comment on Nobody is ridiculous, well crafted, high-octane entertainment    Posted in Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , ,

John Wick 3 is nonstop, production value action

Review originally posted on Facebook, May 18, 2019. Reposted with minor stylistic edits, March 27,…

 Leave a Comment on John Wick 3 is nonstop, production value action    Posted in Books Tagged , , , , ,

Da 5 Bloods Provides Glimpse into African American Experience in Vietnam

Spike Lee didn’t find major award gold in 2020. But his provocative drama Da 5…

 Leave a Comment on Da 5 Bloods Provides Glimpse into African American Experience in Vietnam    Posted in Books, Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , ,

Dwarfism, little people, and St. Nic, Inc.

Little people, or people with dwarfism, figure prominently in the award winning action novel St. Nic, Inc. for an important reason.

 Leave a Comment on Dwarfism, little people, and St. Nic, Inc.    Posted in Awards, Books, Characters development, Dwarfism and little people, St. Nic Inc Tagged , , , , , ,

I Am Woman reminds us of the progress we’ve made

I Am Woman (2019) is the kind of movie that reminds us how far we’ve…

 Leave a Comment on I Am Woman reminds us of the progress we’ve made    Posted in Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , ,

Quick Links: Just Mercy, Brave New World, The Dawn Patrol (1938), Created Equal, and The Stand at Paxton County

Quick reviews of five dramas, Just Mercy, The Dawn Patrol, Brave New World, Created Equal, and The Stand at Paxton County

 Leave a Comment on Quick Links: Just Mercy, Brave New World, The Dawn Patrol (1938), Created Equal, and The Stand at Paxton County    Posted in Film Reviews, Films, Independent Institute Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Jackie Robison, 42, World War II, and the battle against racism

The movie 42 is about breaking the color barrier in more than baseball

 Leave a Comment on Jackie Robison, 42, World War II, and the battle against racism    Posted in Drama, Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , , ,

Lady Driver bolstered by wonder of dirt-track car racing

Streaming: Netflix I couldn’t help thinking that if NASCAR made movies like Lady Driver the…

 Leave a Comment on Lady Driver bolstered by wonder of dirt-track car racing    Posted in Action Thriller, Film Reviews Tagged , , , , , , ,

The Rhythm Section carried by strong performance from Blake Lively

Stephanie is on a quest to kill the terrorists that murdered her family – violently

 Leave a Comment on The Rhythm Section carried by strong performance from Blake Lively    Posted in Action Thriller, Film Reviews, Films, Genre Tagged , , , , , ,

Ford V Ferrari speeds to the Oscars on the intensity of racing and its rivalries

Ford V Ferrari zooms into Academy Awards based on intense car racing and strong performances by Matt Damon and Christian Bale

 Leave a Comment on Ford V Ferrari speeds to the Oscars on the intensity of racing and its rivalries    Posted in Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , , , , ,