Category: Films

House of Gucci Can’t Take Off Despite Hollywood Royalty

Despite excellent performances by some of Hollywood’s leading starts, Ridley Scott’s (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator)…

 Posted in Drama, Film making, Film Reviews Tagged , , , , , ,

Spider-Man: No Way Home keeps Marvel saga alive and fresh

Audiences are packing the theaters to see Spider-Man: No Way Home for good reason. In…

 Posted in Film Reviews, Films, Superhero Tagged , , , , ,

Sérgio resists easy answers to global violence

Events unfolding in Afghanistan are likely to breathe new life into the movie Sérgio.  The…

 Posted in Books, Drama, Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , ,

The Outpost’s gritty realism shows America’s war in Afghanistan

As America ends its formal 20-year combat commitment to Afghanistan, viewers might find The Outpost…

 Posted in Action Thriller, Books, Film Reviews, Films, Genre Tagged , , , , , ,

In The Heights celebrates first gen Americans

My movie review of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s movie version of In The Heights is live on…

 Posted in Books, Film Reviews, Films, Musicals Tagged , , , , ,

Suicide Squad’s redeemable sociopaths make the mayhem enjoyable

The plot of the James Gunn’s 2021 version of the movie Suicide Squad is thin….

 Posted in Action Thriller, Film Reviews, Films, Superhero Tagged , , , , ,

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is all fun parody

Everything about Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is a spoof of the action movie genre. This includes…

 Posted in Action Thriller, Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

i am ALL GIRLS is a crime thriller carrying a dark message

i am ALL GIRLS (2021) is a dark thriller from South African which dives deep…

 Posted in Action Thriller, Film Reviews, Films, Sexual Assault Tagged , , , , ,

Nobody is ridiculous, well crafted, high-octane entertainment

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

 Posted in Film Reviews, Films 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…

 Posted in Books, Film Reviews, Films Tagged , , , , , ,