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…

Review – Magical Miraculous Madrigals (“Encanto”)

After the monstrous success of Moana, Coco, Luca, and Raya & the Last Dragon, you can see a pattern emerging of story structure, toe-tapping music, vibrant bright colors, and similar-looking characters. Hey, once you have a good thing going, ya stick with it! Right?! Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigal’s, who…

Review – These Avengers Take An Eternity (“Eternals”)

What? Never heard of these guys? Not surprised. Based on Jack Kirby’s long-forgotten comic book series, these ten superheroes from the planet Olympia have hidden in the shadows for over 7,000 years, but they’ve got to come out and play sometime, right? Originally sent to Earth by the cosmic Celestials to get rid of some mindless…