Category Archives: Movie Reviews

“Ad Astra” – Pitt goes to the stars

“We are world eaters.” Story: Roy is a second generation astronaut. Roy is very driven. Roy is a jerk. When Roy finds out that his father Clifford – presumed dead from an accident in space – may actually be alive, … Continue reading

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“Downton Abbey” gives fans the royal treatment

“I do love our adventures.” Story: It’s 1927, but at Downton Abbey things are still rolling on in the traditional way, no matter how beautifully on trend Lady Mary fashions herself. But when the King and Queen of England decide … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Hustlers”

“Doesn’t money make you horny?” Story: Destiny is beautiful, in her twenties, and broke as hell.  So why not dance at an adult club? More money than she’d make anywhere else…much, much more. But when the stock crash of 2008 … Continue reading

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Nutshell Review – “The Farewell”

SHUT UP YOU’RE CRYING. Oh God go see this movie. Right now. Awkwafina deserves an Oscar nod for her raw, emotional performance. A love letter to family, honor, duty and all the lies we tell to keep our loved ones … Continue reading

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Nutshell Review – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Fairy tales do come true, even if only on celluloid. A love letter to late 60s Hollywood – every nook and cranny. Tarantino shows he’s still got killer chops and a well honed knowledge of film history. I loved it, … Continue reading

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“The Lion King” (2019): fun, pretty…but why?

“Are you gonna stop me?” Story: Seen Kimba the White Lion? That. Genre I’d put it in: Live Action Unnecessary But Gorgeous Disney Remakes Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the traditionally animated The Lion King.

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“Spider-Man Far From Home”

“E.D.I.T.H.” Story: Home ties up the MCU Phase Three storylines and paves the way for more adventures for your friendly neighborhood web-slinger. Want more? Too bad. Oh okay; Peter Parker and his schoolmates head to Europe for an educational summer … Continue reading

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