Category Archives: Movie Reviews

“Dolittle” – fabulously frenetic family fun

“I bought a one way ticket to crazy town!” Story: John Dolittle is a doctor and veterinarian of some renown, helping folks from farmers to the Queen herself. But when his beloved wife dies, he shuts down. Shuts down his … Continue reading

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“Underwater” – a mix of genre favorites blended into a story we’ve seen before

“I love Moon Pies!” [ed: who doesn’t?] Story: A deep sea underwater research and drilling facility gets hit with a series of earthquakes that leave only six people alive after the devastation. But wait just a minute…what’s that in the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve-Eve!

Sorry I’ve been MIA. I’ve been holiday-ing. I really need to eat a vegetable. But I have seen The Rise of Skywalker (liked it well enough) and The Irishman (appreciated the story, but y’all it was A Slog). And hey … Continue reading

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“A Hidden Life”

“What’s happened to our country? To the land we love?” Story: Austrian Franz J├Ągerst├Ątter is happy in his village. He farms, he loves his family, and he gathers with his fellows at the local beer garden. But this is WWII, … Continue reading

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“Jumanji: The Next Level” levels up the franchise nicely

“So, what part of New Hampshire is this?” Story: High school is done, welcome to college, Jumanji survivors! While Martha, Bethany, and Fridge level up on education, Spencer feels like he’s floundering at NYU. But hey, it’s winter break; time … Continue reading

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“Knives Out” – messy, snarky, and wonderfully kooky, like any family gathering

“My House. My Rules. My Coffee.” Story: It’s murder mystery writer Harlan Thrombey’s 85th birthday – mazel! But things go from celebratory to somber as Harlan is found dead the next morning, his throat slit. Who did it? Well, who … Continue reading

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“Frozen II” – Anna and Elsa go Broadway and it’s glorious

“Can we face what the river knows?” Story: Okay y’all know the first movie’s story, and the main crew. So Elsa is Queening her guts out, Anna is re-creating the beginning of The Sound of Music in the woods, and … Continue reading

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