Review – Not That Kind Of A Geek (“Nightmare Alley”)

Based on the 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham, director Guillermo Del Toro pulls a Steven Speilberg and gives his re-interpretation of a classic movie, only taking a lot more time in telling the story and giving it his unique style. If you’ve seen the 1947 movie with Tyrone Power (see review below), then you…

Review – Jail Bird Bullock (“The Unforgivable”)

This Netflix movie, with Sandra Bullock, is based on the 2009 British three-episode miniseries written by Sally Wainwright, about a woman who attempts to rebuild her life after being released from prison after killing a cop. Originally scheduled as a 2010 movie with Angelina Jolie and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, this Covid rescheduled film gets…

Review – Dr. Strange As A Cowboy? (“The Power of the Dog”)

Despite the title, this movie has nothing to do with canines or any power they might possess. It’s actually based on the 1967 Western novel by Thomas Savage and has been adapted by writer/director, Jane Campion (The Piano, Angel At My Table). It’s certainly Oscar season, with another slam-bang Academy Award-winning movie hitting the theaters…