Review – Lights! Camera! Mayhem! (“The Bubble”)

So, you think that making a movie is easy, huh? Many films have tried to show the crazy antics of a film team in action (Ed Wood, Tropic Thunder, Bowfinger, etc), but this behind-the-scenes film of a movie production goes beyond the pale! In this absurdist Netflix/Judd Apatow film, the pandemic never looked so funny.…

Review – Fangs For The Memories, Doctor! (“Morbius”)

Aside from Blade, you probably never heard of this MCU vampire. Famously delayed for over two years because of you-know-what, it was pulled for more reshoots in 2020 & 2021, which is never a good sign. Can its attachment to Spider-man and Venom help at this point?  His name is Dr. Michael Morbius (Jared Leto),…

Review – Romancing The Movie (“The Lost City”)

How about this for a movie: a romance novelist who daydreams and sets her stories of high adventures with a flashy, hunky, guy and one day actually goes on one of her own adventures for real? That’s Romancing the Stone, right? Well. . . Sandra Bullock stars as Loretta Sage, a recently widowed, depressed, and…

Chris Pix for the 2022 Academy Awards

Well, it wasn’t as bad as LAST year, as all the movie theaters opened back up again (yaay!). We got a bumper crop of great films, ranging from a blockbuster musical remake to a black & white retelling of a classic Shakespearian tale. Even previous superheroes donned cowboy hats and roamed the backwoods or became…

Review – Deadpool Has A Mini-Me? (“The Adam Project”)

Originally called Our Name Is Adam and written by T. S. Nowlin (the Maze Runner films) in 2012, it was supposed to star Tom Cruise with Paramount Pictures producing. Instead, Netflix grabbed it in 2020, added three more writers, and here we are today.   Looks like Ryan Reynolds is really cleaning up these days!…