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Category Archive: Movie Reviews

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Border’

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Directed by: Ali Abbasi Starring: Eva Melander and Eero Milonoff Plot: A border patrol officer with a strange ability meets a man with the same ability. Review: The phrase “modern day fairy tale” gets thrown around… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

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Director: Rob Marshall Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davis, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke Plot: Michael Banks, having experienced the magic… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘First Reformed’

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Plot: Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) oversees the First Reformed Church of Snowbridge, New York. Essentially, nothing more than a historical site funded by the mega-church Abundant Life, Toller’s congregation is small. Divorced,… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

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An individual may go through their entire life thinking themselves ordinary, when unbeknownst to them, they have had a tremendous impact on those around them. That is the driving lesson in one of… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘The Thin Man’

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Like Die Hard the fact that 1934’s comedy/mystery The Thin Man takes place at Christmas and contains many elements of the holiday, gives the flick a strong argument for being a “Christmas Movie”.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ (2nd Opinion)

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Check out Darth Gandalf’s review here. Director: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston Cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, Ed O’Neill, Bill Hader… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

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Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Cast: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfled, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren, Lily Tomlin, John Mulaney, Kimiko Glenn, Nicholas Cage, Chris Pine… Continue reading