Category Archives: 7 Pieces Of

“Motherless Brooklyn” – normcore noir pulled off nicely

“D, you’re the tits!” Story: Lionel Essrog has one hell of a brain. His ability to remember things is practically photographic. But his Tourette syndrome makes connecting with others rough in 1950s NYC. So when his mentor and father-figure Frank … Continue reading

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“Abominable” – come for the cute, stay for the adventure

“Woop!” Story: Young Yi (Chloe Bennet) is still grieving the loss of her father, even though her mother and Nai Nai have tried to console her. Yi keeps herself constantly busy, and secretly plays her father’s violin on the rooftop … Continue reading

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“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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“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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Review: “Annabelle Comes Home”

“Daddy?” Story: Creepy ass dolls are bad news. Everyone should know this by now. But when a friend of the Warrens’ babysitter decides to open the locked glass box Annabelle is in, well. Yeah. It says “Positively Do Not Open” … Continue reading

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Toy Story 4 – a fitting end (?) to the series

“Trash!” Story: As Woody settles into his new home with Bonnie, he finds things aren’t quite the same as when he was with Billy. When he runs into Bo-Peep after years apart, he struggles with her different perspective on being … Continue reading

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“Men in Black International” channels the fun of the first film

“Mind the gap.” Story: After years of trying to find MiB, brand-spanking new Agent M (Tessa Thompson) is eager to make an initial for herself. So she teams up with MiB legend, Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) to protect a member … Continue reading

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