Review – Sorkin’s Not Bluffing (“Molly’s Game”)

Screenwriter and playwright Aaron Sorkin has finally been given the directors chair. About time, too! From his mastery of the English language in such plays and movies as A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention and TV series like The West Wing and The Newsroom, his words sing like a musical symphony. In my…

Review – Creature Comforts (“The Shape Of Water”)

Writer/director Guillermo del Toro remembers watching the classic Universal monster movie, The Creature From The Black Lagoon and wondered why that creature never got the girl. Oh sure, he terrorized her and took her away for God knows what, but they never had a relationship. Well, here’s his take on that scenario. It’s 1962 and…

Review – One Room, Twisted View (“The Disaster Artist”)

Do yourself a favor and rent or stream The Room; you’ll thank me for it later. In the history of hilariously good-bad cinema (Plan 9 From Outer Space, Birdemic: Shock & Awe, 2006’s The Wicker Man), this one ranks right up with them and James Franco plays writer/director/producer/actor Tommy Wiseau in an Oscar worthy performance.…