Category: drama

  • “Father Stu” Movie Review

    “Father Stu” Movie Review

    Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is an amateur boxer with a fair record….15-2. BUT…..he is getting old and the beatings he is taking is leading to some disturbing medical issues. His mother, Kathleen (Jacki Weaver) urges him to quit boxing and get a job. His father, Bill (Mel Gibson), could care less what his loser son […]

  • “Rescued By Ruby” Movie Review

    “Rescued By Ruby” Movie Review

    Warwick, RI state trooper, Daniel O’Neil (Grant Gustin) has been trying to get into the elite K9 unit for the past 7 years, without success. This year, Daniel is 29 and the age limit for acceptance into the K9 unit is 30! So this is his last chance. He loves animals, but, does not even […]

  • “Elvis” Movie Review

    “Elvis” Movie Review

    Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his mother Gladys (Helen Thomson) moved to a black neighborhood after his father Vernon (Richard Roxburgh) was sent to jail. Elvis was a talented kid with quite the singing voice. He grew up loving gospel and the blues and was, eventually, signed by Sun Records. Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) […]

  • “Waffle Street” Movie Review

    “Waffle Street” Movie Review

    Financial wizard, James Adams (James Lafferty), just landed the biggest deal in company history. A bit shady, but, not illegal….just like the company likes and encourages. He knew he would make partner. He got fired. Luckily, his wife, Becky (Julie Gonzalo) is a nurse and makes enough, supplemented by their savings, to keep them afloat […]

  • “The Bachelors” Movie Review

    “The Bachelors” Movie Review

    Bill (J.K. Simmons) and Wes Palet (Josh Wiggins) lost their wife and mom a little over a year ago. Bill, who was married to Jeanie (Kimberly Crandall) for 33 years is depressed and is not getting any better. BUT, he is functioning and decides that a change of scenery will do them both good. Soooooo, […]

  • “Go Back to China” Movie Review

    “Go Back to China” Movie Review

    Shasha Li (Ana Akana) graduated from fashion school over a year ago and, although she has been diligently looking for a job, she has not found one because she has no work experience. Typical catch-22 of a person new to the job market. Nevertheless, Shasha keeps trying to find a job, then spends her nights […]

  • “Hollywood Stargirl” Movie Review

    “Hollywood Stargirl” Movie Review

    After spending years in Mica, Arizona, Stargirl Caraway (Grace VanderWaal) and her (new) mother, Ana (Judy Greer), headed off for a new job for Ana, leaving all of Stargirl’s friends behind. See my review of “Stargirl” here. Several jobs later, Stargirl is tired of bouncing around and makes her mother promise her that they will […]

  • “House of Gucci” Movie Review

    “House of Gucci” Movie Review

    Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver) was going to school to become a lawyer. One day, while he was at a party and standing behind the bar because he felt uncomfortable, Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga) comes up to the bar and asks for a drink. What the heck, Maurizio, made her a drink and, some time later, […]

  • “Jurassic World Dominion” Movie Review

    “Jurassic World Dominion” Movie Review

    In the past 4 years, since Isla Nublar was destroyed, dinosaurs have inhabited every corner of the world and are living in harmony (well….sometimes) with humans. As with everything, the greedy with money, in this case Lewis Dodgson (Campbell Scott) owner of BioSyn, has had his team (in particular, Dr. Henry Wu (BD Wong)) develop […]