Mary Queen of Scots – A Feminist Knot

At first blush, the new "Mary Queen of Scots" seems to be about the difficult balance of peace between England and Scotland in the...

Flesh and Blood

What is it with Danish filmmakers and themes of life and death?  I had this conversation with Melody Stewart, founder of Act.Land, recently. Flesh and...

Second Act is Second Rate

The saying "The road to hell is paved with good intentions," defines many scenarios in our lives.  But while we can think of many...

Shallow Water (2017) review

A Look at the Past and the Future of Creature films EXT JUNGLE DAY We coast over a beautiful waterfall.  A strong but terrified woman, out...
A picture of actors Henry Golding and Constance Wu with their arms around each other, smiling at each other. Colorful Chinese pictures are in the background.

“Crazy Rich Asians” is Missing Something…

  Have you ever had a wonderful dinner where everything is cooked well, presented well, the lighting was romantic, the music perfect?  Have you ever...

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailers – You’ve Just Gotta Love Them!

I don't know about you, but I find all these characters endearing!  All of them!  I guess that's the magic of this franchise -...

A Galaxy Not So Far Away

Right out of the gate, The Empire Strikes Back is the best film of the entire series. It was lightning in a bottle, and...
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Netflix’ “Battle” Portrays the Internal Battle for Identity

This isn't your Vikings shield wall or WWII bombing raid, the battle being fought in the appropriately named film "Battle" pits the dancing ambitions...

“The Current War” – How the Future was Stolen

"The Current War" just out in theaters October 24th endeavors to spin the tale of how Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse competed to build...
Birds of Prey movie poster in violet blues with lead actress Margot Robbie in a headshot with blinde pig tails and small images of the cast flying around her eyes.

Birds of Prey – Foul and Fine

Headlines regarding "Birds of Prey" have been filled with nothing but gloom and doom. Everything from its weak opening gross, to WB producers talking...

Trainspotting, The Original

https://youtu.be/8LuxOYIpu-I Featuring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle and Kelly MacDonald in her acting debut.  In preparation for the 20...

A New Market for Deadpool?

There is no doubt that comic book films are coming back are over saturating the cinemas.  The public is starting to cry out against...