Review – Burn, Baby, Burn! (“Firestarter”)

As much as I detest remakes, reboots, and reimaginings of classic films, this one intrigued me when I saw the trailer. The casting, the overall look, and the fact that Blumhouse Films was behind it gave me pause. Could this actually be good? Nawww! If you’re familiar with the 1984 “classic”, this film follows mainly…

Review – Wait, Didn’t Neeson Do This Before? (“Memory”)

A remake of the 2003 Belgian film, The Alzheimer Case, it looks like Liam Neeson is slowly going the Bruce Willis/Nicholas Cage route; making movie after movie regardless of content or story. What’s next, Liam? Babysitting kids? Space aliens? More or less following the same beats of the 2003 movie, Neeson plays Alex Lewis, a…

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…

Review – The Cat, The Bat, and The Penguin (“The Batman”)

As much as there was controversy over Michael Keaton’s choice for Batman back in 1989, so was the announcement that Robert Pattinson of the Twilight franchise was going to don the famous cape & cowl. But were their trolls unfounded? Ah, there’s trouble in perpetually raining Gotham City (when isn’t there trouble in Gotham City,…

Review – Denial On The Nile (“Death on the Nile”)

No sooner did Kenneth Branagh’s 2017 hit movie, Murder on the Orient Express, leave theaters than this movie went into production. Fortunately, all filming wrapped in 2019 before the accursed events of 2020. Unfortunately, his lead actor, Armie Hammer, was accused of sexual abuse, but his scenes were neither reshot, cut, nor CGI’d like other…