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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

I offer up a ringing endorsement of Godzilla vs. Kong based on a rating that some might accuse of being generous.  I don’t think so.  The movie is about as much fun as one could have at a movie featuring a towering battle between Godzilla and King Kong – you get what you pay for.  […]

| April 5, 2021
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Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

I feel it necessary to enter into a review of Zack Snyder’s Justice League by noting that I am not unsympathetic.  I’m not giving the film a favorable review but I completely understand why Snyder felt compelled to return to a project that he had to abandon four-years ago after the death of his daughter.  […]

| March 18, 2021
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The 93rd Oscar Nominations: Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

The 93rd Oscar Nominations: Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

After the most troubling year in the history of The Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finally revealed its nominees for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards to be awards April 25th, and, it’s a challenge to those who demanded more diversity.  Herein lies a historic year in which the Best Director category, […]

| March 16, 2021
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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

It is not news to report that the destiny of the Disney Princess has been very swiftly shifting over the past few years.  Responding to the call to get with the times, the folks at Disney have responded by changing what was once a bevy of virginal beauties waiting for a Prince that she hardly […]

| March 5, 2021
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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have not been able to go to movie theaters nor film festivals.  So now, with the help of award-season screeners, this month I am catching up. Of all the misfit circumstances wrought by the troubling year of 2020, one of the cruelest was the unexpected farewell of Chadwick Boseman.  […]

| January 1, 2021
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I’m Your Woman (2020)

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I’m Your Woman (2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have not been able to go to movie theaters nor film festivals.  So now, with the help of award-season screeners, this month I am catching up. I love good exploitation, but I must admit that I have a general distaste for homages the exploitation.  Some things just can’t be […]

| December 31, 2020
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I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have not been able to go to movie theaters nor film festivals.  So now, with the help of award-season screeners, this month I am catching up. WOW!  So here goes . . . Charlie Kaufman has never failed to be intriguing.  His films are like little puzzle boxes that […]

| December 30, 2020
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Dick Johnson is Dead (2020)

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Dick Johnson is Dead (2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have not been able to go to movie theaters nor film festivals.  So now, with the help of award-season screeners, this month I am catching up. Some people seem more prepared for the inevitabilities of life than others.  Take, for example, Dick Johnson, a Seattle-based former psychiatrist and Seventh […]

| December 29, 2020
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