Tag Archives: 2022 Films

“Violent Night”

“Santa’s getting mad.” Story: It’s been a rough couple of centuries for ol’ Santa. So maybe this is his last year delivering presents “…to kids who really need me.” Meanwhile, the uber-rich Lightstone family gathers together for their annual uncomfortable … Continue reading

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With “The Fabelmans”, Spielberg turns his life into art

“Life isn’t a movie, Fableman.” Story: Little Sammy Fabelman DOES NOT want to go to the movies with his parents. But afterwards, his mom’s help with re-creating a moment in that film to help Sammy deal with his fears? Begins … Continue reading

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“The Menu” – Dark. Hilarious. Delectable.

“Just go with the flow. It’s gonna be magical.” Story: Margot is the plus-one to gustatorial fanboy Nick’s super-chic, super-exclusive, dinner on the beautiful island of Don’t Go There Girl. She’s not impressed with foamy this and freeze-dried that, but … Continue reading

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“She Said” – an in-the-trenches look at a giant leap in women’s rights

“Of course. Of course I have a secret.” Story: In 2017, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, investigative journalists at the New York Times, began an investigation into then-alleged sexual misconduct at Miramax Studios. Little did they know that their investigation … Continue reading

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“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” – Powerful, Moving, LONG (#SpoilerFreeReview)

“It could have been different.” Story: Five years after the events of Endgame, we see Wakanda reeling as their King – the Black Panther – succumbs to an illness, due to the extinction of the heart-shaped herb. But one year … Continue reading

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“Ticket to Paradise” – frothy, formulaic fun

“Why save the good stuff for later?” Story: Lily just graduated from law school! Mazel! Now she and her BFF are hitting Bali for a graduation vacation. Cut to a few weeks in, and Lily has fallen hard for local … Continue reading

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“Till” – heartbreaking history

“C’mon give momma a hug. See you when you get back.” Story: You know the history; a sweet fourteen-year-old boy was lynched in Mississippi in August,1955. But this historical drama looks at “Bo”, his family, his trip South, his horrific … Continue reading

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“Halloween Ends” – I don’t know what I just watched, but it was…fun

“You’re just an old man in a Halloween mask.” Story: When we last left Laurie & Co., her daughter had been killed by Michael Meyers, and Haddonfield was one big riot. Now, four years later, Laurie has bought herself a … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – The Munsters (2022)

[I’m not even gonna put a quote in the quote part. Not one line in this film is worth it.] Genre: Strange Homages To Classic TVRelease Date: 2022 Where I Watched: Netflix Gist: Oh c’mon. You wouldn’t be reading this … Continue reading

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“Bros” – a modern day fairy tale that’ll get to you with a wink and a smile

“Hey. What’s up.” Story: Bobby is a guy who’s big dream is getting NYC’s LGBTQ+ Museum off the ground, but his personal life is a train wreck. Aaron is a guy who’s lawyering his way through life, but his personal … Continue reading

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