Review – Three Stories Of Courage (“Dunkirk”)

Redeeming himself from his mind-numbing Interstellar, writer/director Christopher Nolan has fashioned a historical biopic told in a non-linear, three-part narrative from  different points of view, which all collide at the end. An impressive juggling feat that only Nolan and his trusty IMAX cameras can bring to the screen. * Based on true events, we begin…

Review – Hail Caesar! (“War for the Planet of the Apes”)

This is it! The fantastic conclusion of the CGI Apes saga that earned actor/motion-capture master Andy Serkis, a place in cinema history… and our hearts. From it’s start in 2011, this new reboot/re-imagining took everyone by surprise by its depth, emotion, and one helluva story arc. And it all ends today. (insert tear rolling down…

R. I. P. – Nelsan Ellis (1978 – 2017)

I am saddened to learn of the passing of Nelsan Ellis. I worked with him briefly on True Blood and found him to be a very gracious and very giving actor. He was not only talented but bright, friendly and conversational. I asked him if he wouldn’t mind appearing on our podcast and he agreed…

Review – Comedy Jackpot (“The House”)

Will Ferrell teams up with some of the best. John C. Reilly, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Hart, and former SNL team player, Amy Poehler. In this riotous picture that, I swear, has to be mostly improv’d, the chemistry of Ferrell and Poehler together hasn’t waned a bit since their days on late night TV. Every parents…

Review – Baby on Board (“Baby Driver”)

Of the slew of getaway driver movies out there, this one is my new favorite. From British writer/director Edgar Wright, who gave us the wickedly funny English films, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, comes this awesome slam-bang movie about a kid driver, his music, and the very bad people he associates with. Buckle…