Author Archives: Denise

“Solo”: Perhaps not the origin story we were looking for, but it works

Nutshell: A fast paced rock ’em, sock ’em actioner that introduces a young Han Solo to the Star Wars universe. While folks who are looking for lots of links to cannon may be disappointed, moviegoers who don’t mind a cursory … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Mast Sea Salt Chocolate

From this week’s edition of The Green Man Review. Read the original post here! Lately, sea salt is in everything I adore. Caramels, brittle, toffee, peanut butter cups.  And, of course, chocolate bars. When I was given a bar of … Continue reading

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“Book Club” – boilerplate made beautiful by a great cast

Nutshell: Enjoyable lightweight romantic comedy for Boomers and anyone else interested in seeing characters face romantic challenges rather than simply hopping into the sack. Keaton, Fonda, Bergen and Steenburgen need to be in more movies together; they make a great … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Bohemian Rhapsody” is here!

“I pity your wife if you think six minutes is forever.” Yeah, I’m of an age.  Sang “We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions” in middle-school.  Begged my parents for a copy of “The Game” when it was released. Swooned … Continue reading

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#SpoilerFreeReview: “Deadpool 2” – not just dialed to 11, but dialed to DEADPOOL 11

Nutshell: Dopinder and the gang are back for more fourth-wall breaking hijinks, and I couldn’t be happier. Not because the story is good (it is) or that the actors are more than down to clown (they are), but because 2 … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Cannes darling “BlacKkKlansman” gets an official trailer

“You ask too many questions.  You undercover or something?” Ready for the newest Spike Lee joint? Because it looks like a good one. Black officer. Jewish partner. Down to infiltrate the KKK in 1970s Colorado. Did I mention it’s co-produced by … Continue reading

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Hey B’more; wanna see BLACK PANTHER for free?

Seriously, how many times have you seen Black Panther already?  I’ve gotta admit I’ve shelled out my hard-earned a few times myself (not including the screening I got to check out)…  But there’s always room for one more, right? Well, … Continue reading

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