Tag: movie review

  • “Justice League” Movie Review

    “Justice League” Movie Review

    Batman (Ben Affleck) does battle with an alien flying insect (a Parademon) and realizes that, because Superman / Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) is now dead, that an attack on humanity is imminent. Ancient enemy, Steppenwolf (Ciaran Hinds), is taking advantage of Superman’s death by retrieving the three mother boxes (from the Amazons, Atlantis, and Man) […]

  • “5 to 7” Movie Review

    “5 to 7” Movie Review

    Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) is an aspiring writer living in Manhattan with a wall full of rejection letters from various magazines.  As of yet, he is an unpublished author. Brian’s life is writing (how he can afford a Manhattan apartment is not brought up).  He writes, he eats, he breathes.  There is no room in […]

  • “The Founder” Movie Review

    “The Founder” Movie Review

    Ray Kroc is a 52 year old multi-milkshake machine salesperson.  Business sucks, but, he is living on optimism, enthusiasm, and sheer determination. On the road a lot, Ray finds it tiresome waiting for his food at the drive-up. Sometimes he has to wait 30 minutes only to find out that they got his order wrong. […]

  • “Thor: Ragnarok” Movie Review

    “Thor: Ragnarok” Movie Review

    Now we know where the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) has been for the past couple of years.  He crash landed on Sakaar and has been held captive earning the right to stay alive as a gladiator. But, I get ahead of myself. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has also been missing from the Marvel Universe, but, as Ragnorok […]

  • “Gold” Movie Review

    “Gold” Movie Review

    Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey) owns a mining company that, in the late 80’s, has fallen on hard times. With some great geologic surveys of some potential mineral sites, Kenny cannot get funding for drilling to save his life.  One night, during a drunken stupor, Kenny has a dream of a gold mine in Indonesia. Following […]

  • “Wild Oats” Movie Review

    “Wild Oats” Movie Review

    Eva’s (Shirley MacLaine) husband just died. Expecting to sell her house she, nonetheless, awaits the $50,000 life insurance check.  The check arrives, and even though the letter states the check is for $50,000, the check itself is made out for $5,000,000.  WTF. Not really knowing what to do, Eva asks her best friend, Maddie (Jessica […]

  • “The Big Sick” Movie Review

    “The Big Sick” Movie Review

    Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a struggling stand-up comedian and part-time Uber driver. Kumail’s Pakistani culture requires him to marry a woman that was picked out for him by his parents….mostly his mother…..but, Kumail thinks that tradition is stupid and does the best he can to fend off any introductions. One night during a gig, Kumail […]

  • “American Made” Movie Review

    “American Made” Movie Review

    Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) was bored with his job as a TWA short run pilot. To liven things up a bit, he would sometimes take the plane off of auto pilot and wake up the passengers, blaming turbulence. He was also running Cuban cigars. It was the cigar running that caught the attention of the […]

  • “Carrie Pilby” Movie Review

    “Carrie Pilby” Movie Review

    Carrie Pilby (Bel Powley) is a gifted child who attended Harvard at 14 and graduated at 18. But being gifted does not mean Carrie has the abilities to navigate the complexities of life and relationships. She over-thinks everything (we know, we have one…..and lost one 😦  see the picture over there ——>). With the help […]