Category Archives: 7 Pieces Of

“Nobody” – the action throwdown I/we needed right now

“This girl is gonna get home safe tonight. I hope these assholes like hospital food.”  Story: Hutch Mansell is a typical suburban nebbish. Nobody takes him seriously, everybody passes him by, even his family doesn’t pay much attention to him, … Continue reading

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“Coming to America 2” – not good, but not bad.

” King Akeem may have forgotten his story, but the people of Zamunda have not.” Story: It’s been 30 years since Prince Akeem went to Queens to find…his queen. Now, with the passing of his father, Akeem is now King. … Continue reading

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“The Vigil” – satisfyingly scary

“It wants your pain.” Story: Yakov is an ex-Hasidic Jewish man who is trying to recover from severe trauma. He’s also broke. So when a friend in the Hasidic community asks Yakov to be a shomer – a “watchman” – … Continue reading

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“Nomadland”

“I’m not homeless, I’m houseless… Don’t worry about me, okay?”  Story: Fern is 61 years old, and picks up seasonal work at the local Amazon warehouse. She lives out of her van, because the company tract house she used to live … Continue reading

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“The Marksman”

NOTE: I watched this film via a digital screener from the comfort my own home. Before hitting the multiplex, please consider the health risks involved with participating in group gatherings. Take very good care of yourselves – I wanna see you on the … Continue reading

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“Wonder Woman 1984” – definitely not 80s DC, probably kinda boring

This one’s gonna be a quick one, because 1) most folks who’ve been wanting to see this probably already hit HBOMAX hard, and 2) I already spent TWO AND A HALF HOURS on this. So I’m not dragging this out. … Continue reading

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“Greenland”

“Hey John, here it comes!” Story: Big comet is headed our way y’all! And Bruce Willis John Cusak Dwayne Johnson Gerard Butler’s John Garrity is doing what he can to save his estranged wife Allison and cute son Nathan from … Continue reading

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“Promising Young Woman” – one incredible film

“You know they put themselves in danger, girls like that.”  Story: Cassie and Nina grew up together. Went to med school together. And dropped out of med school together, after Nina was horribly raped during a party. Years later, Cassie … Continue reading

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“News of the World” – excllent and exhausting

“I guess we both have demons to face, going down this road.”  Story: Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd goes from town to town in the West, reading the news to people in an engaging style. When he finds a “wild” girl … Continue reading

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“EMMA.” Perfection.

“You are so kind to me, Miss Woodhouse.” Story: Emma Woodhouse lives a perfect life. She’s rich (well, her dad is), beautiful (just ask anyone), and has an incredible talent for matchmaking (just ask her). But being so perfect can … Continue reading

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