Review – Hart Shows Heart (“The Upside”)

This isn’t the first time Hollywood has given us films about the disabled and the people who cared for them. Me Before You, The Fundamentals of Caring, Breathe, The Theory About Everything, and The Intouchables are just a few. However, this one strives to be more mainstream than the others. Does it work? * In…

Review – Send in the Clones (“Replicas”)

John Wick takes a holiday from killing tons of people and turns to science for this weird little movie about cloning and the perils of playing God. Sure, there have been lotsa movies about cloning (The Island, The Boys From Brazil, Replicant, Creator and, of course, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones), but this one…

Review – Not a Mess and Very Fine (“Stan & Ollie”)

Abbott & Costello, Martin & Lewis, Cheech & Chong. In the annuals of famous comedy teams, there were none more famous than Laurel & Hardy. Rail-thin Stan Laurel from England and portly American Oliver Hardy were paired up in 1927 and set the slapstick comedy world on fire with their hilarious antics for decades. We…

Review – The Buzz is Good (“Bumblebee”)

Michael “blow something up” Bay says he wants to give us origin movies on every single Transformer character now?? Say it ain’t so, Mike!! I can deal with movies about the individual X-Men superheros, the Star Wars population, and even the entire MCU, but the Transformers? However, if the movie’s are THIS good… maybe it’ll…

Review – Little Virtue (“Vice”)

When I first saw the trailers for this movie, I didn’t even recognize Christian Bale! Under tons of prosthetic make-up and altering his voice, Bale transforms himself into Dick Cheney, the Vice President of the United States under George W. Bush from 2001-2009. And being this is an Adam McKay movie, let the Dick jokes…