The Shape of Water – Film Review

The Shape of Water – Film Review

Guillermo Del Toro is a prolific filmmaker and it shows in this picture that he has perfected his craft. One thing that he has done with this film is that he has learned to make a pleasant film that doesn’t offend anyone or treat its characters as terrible people that you should never root for, […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Film Review

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Film Reviews, FOX Searchlight | No Comments
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Film Review

There are always great crime based story films about a murder and the solving of that murder. This is not one of those films. “Three Billboards” is a dark comedy about a mother grieving over the death of her daughter and her ability to cope by utilizing the billboards in order to find the justice […]

Darkest Hour (2017) – Film Review

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Film Reviews, Focus Features | No Comments
Darkest Hour (2017) – Film Review

There is always an Oscar bait film that is focused on depicting a historical figure in a certain light to make an awards campaign for an instant Oscar — but there are films like these that Gary Oldman goes beyond the checklist to create a performance that is memorable and impactful in making his performance […]

Call Me By Your Name – Film Review

Call Me By Your Name – Film Review

Out of all of the 2018 Awards contenders — “Call Me By Your Name” has been on a lot of people’s radar due to its craftsmanship in story, acting, directing, writing and more in being a overall best picture. I had pretty high expectations after last year’s winning film “Moonlight” covered an adjacent similar topic […]

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) – Film Review

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in 20th Century Fox, Film Reviews | No Comments
Murder on the Orient Express (2017) – Film Review

For the studio to take Agatha Christie’s classic book “Murder on the Orient Express” and adapt it again in the year 2017 feels slightly like a stretch of 20th Century FOX looking for a property to launch that they can get ahold of to get a cash flow. Going in with lowered expectations after the […]

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

For someone who was perturbed by the lack of originality in “The Force Awakens” I went in with tempered expectations not expecting much more than a revised version of “The Empire Strikes Back.” “I came out quite pleased with the film in comparison to all 3 films that Disney has made with Lucasfilm after appointing […]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film Review

With a beloved 90’s film it is hard to try to recapture the magic or even muster up the ability to hold up to any original film when trying to reboot a franchise. Jumanji being a film made in the 1995 based on the children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg has its core foundation about […]

Lady Bird – Film Review

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in A24, Film Reviews | No Comments
Lady Bird – Film Review

Lady Bird is a wonderful coming of age tale set back in the early 2000’s around this girl named Christine who goes by the alias of ‘Lady Bird’. She has a desire to leave her hometown of Sacramento, CA to go to college out of state. The film goes over the course of one year […]

Justice League – Film Review

Justice League  – Film Review

Justice League is a film that has gone through so many growing pains when it comes to development. From the previous incarnations from George Miller and Guillermo Del Toro, Zack Snyder and finally to Joss Whedon to come to the screen. The troubled production who lost its initial director, Zack Snyder, due to a family […]

Thor: Ragnarok – Film Review

Thor: Ragnarok – Film Review

For a film franchise that has tried 3 different directions of tone to find a match with its character — it finally found it with the right creative vision with director Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth’s strength is being a comedian and Taika gets it. The way they utilize the humor of the situation makes the […]

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