Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

“Glass” has some cracks, but it’s an engrossing patchwork

“Don’t be scared. You have to trust me. Like you always do.” Story: David Dunn. Kevin Wendell Crumb. Elijah Price. All three are said to have super-human abilities. But do they? Dr. Ellie Staple aims to cure them of their suspected … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Pieces Of, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

“On the Basis of Sex”

“You’re a smart girl, Ruthie. You married a star!” Story: The real-life story of Kiki Bader Ginsburg, and how she went from law school student, wife and mother to a Supreme Court justice. Yeah, her nickname is Kiki. That’s simply wonderful. … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Pieces Of, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Bumblebee” is the Transformers movie long-time fans have been waiting for

Nutshell: Though Spielberg and Bay are both producers on this revamp of the series, this story is definitely more Steve than Mike. And thank Unicron for that. By creating characters worth caring about (including Bee) and a compelling story that … Continue reading

Posted in Awards Season, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Aquaman” – DC does fine but could have done better

“Hurry up – I’m missing happy hour for this.” Story: Arthur Curry has a lighthouse keeper for a dad and the Queen of Atlantis for a mom. Sure, he can put away a pint or twelve with the best of … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Pieces Of, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rapid Review: “Mary Queen of Scots”

(Because really; award season means you’re trying to winnow down the musts from the must-pass.) “I know your heart has more in it than the men who counsel you.” An epic true story gets a intimate imagining in this beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Reviews, Rapid Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rapid Review: “Once Upon a Deadpool”

“I see myself as more of an east coast Hufflepuff.” Less than the original D2, but also more. Subtract some gore and baby junk, and add more banter between the cast. Come for the fun (but not overused) Princess Bride-esque wraparound … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Reviews, Rapid Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Green Book” mini-review: A Touching, Powerful Tale

“Kentucky Fried Chicken! In Kentucky! When’s that ever gonna happen?” Genre I’d put it in: Quietly Moving Biopics Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the real lives of Dr. Donald Shirley and Tony “Lip” Vallelonga. Also based on real … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Reviews | Tagged , | 1 Comment