Gal Gadot appears in this shot of Wonder Woman in her warrior uniform carrying a spear and sheild.

Wonder Woman – The Human Perspective, by Lonita Cook

Kansas City film critic, Lonita Cook reviews the popular film, Wonder Woman for kctv5.  You won't want to miss this unique take on this...
A picture of the women of "Ocean's Eight" sitting in a bar, discussing plans.

Ocean’s 8 – Too Much Command, Not Enough Charm

“Make me guess, then I’m interested.” Cate Blanchet co-stars in “Ocean’s Eight” as Lou, the sidekick to Sandra Bullock’s leading character, Debbie Ocean.  She utters...
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Act.land Recommends “The Drop”, A Redemption Song.

"There are some sins you can't come back from."  At least that's what Bob Sagonowski believes in "The Drop".  He doesn't know it in...

SPLIT from M. Night Shylaman

"SPLIT" is the latest film from the sometimes loved and sometimes hated M. Night Shylaman. Your enjoyment, or hatred of the film, will depend...

PWN3D, Franco Leng’s Quirky Tale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPg37SCKeU8 Franco Leng's feature film PWN3D is a quirky tale that has a similar tone to Scott Pilgrim VS the World (2017) with a dash...

“Hustlers” – Girl Power Gone Bad

“Hustlers,” adapted from the Jessica Pressler’s New York Magazine article Hustlers at Scores by director Lorene Scafaria and starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu,...
A black and white poster for "The Lighthouse" with Willem Defoe and Robert Pattinson dressed as seamen with a lighthouse in the background.

“The Lighthouse” – More Like The Outhouse!

  I found myself drawn into a hypnotized gaze by the visual style and camera work of “The Lighthouse” but if one more person had...
A picture of two teenagers, a boy and girl with arms folded looking at each other longingly.

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...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

IX Productions tackles William Shakespeare and the results are fun. A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by Shakespeare. It portrays the events surrounding...
A colorful street scene in the Bronx, NY with people dancing in the street.

Mucho, Mucho Amore!

Whether it's the love you feel for your family, your country, your community, or a combination of all three, you'll understand the heart that...
A picture of actor, Skeet Ulrich laying hands on a man to heal him.

Goin’ Way Back: “Touch”, True Love in All Its Forms

I first saw the movie "Touch" when it came out in 1997.  I was living in Burbank, CA with my boyfriend, and working in...
Elle Fanning, a young and beautiful girl stares at her reflection in an oval mirror on her dressing table. She is dressed in a late 19th century pale blue dress with her hair upswept, tendrils hanging down.

The Beguiled and the Dialectic of Sex

You may have heard about the latest controversy regarding Sofia Coppola’s film adaptation of the book by Thomas Cullinan, The Beguiled.  While being criticised...