Archive for February 2020

Movie Review: The Invisible Man

Movie Review: The Invisible Man
THE INVISIBLE MAN Genre: Horror Rating: R Running Time: 124 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now Premise: After escaping her abusive boyfriend, Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss) hides out with her cop friend (Aldis Hodge) and his daughter (Storm Reid). A few weeks later, she learns her ex-boyfriend committed suicide. But, all is not what it seems,... Read more »

Movie Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Movie Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE Genre: Romance Rating: R Running Time: 121 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now (limited release) Premise: On an isolated island, a female painter (Noemie Merlant) is commissioned to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman (Adele Haenel), and the two fall in love while the young woman’s mother... Read more »

Movie Review: Sonic the Hedgehog

Movie Review: Sonic the Hedgehog
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Genre: Family Rating: PG Running Time: 99 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now Premise: Cast out of his home world for his own protection, Sonic (voiced by Ben Schwartz) has been hiding in small town Montana for 10 years. But, when his loneliness gets the best of him, he causes a nationwide... Read more »
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Movie Review: Horse Girl

Movie Review: Horse Girl
HORSE GIRL Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 104 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Sarah (Alison Brie), a socially awkward introvert who fancies horses and a TV show called Purgatory, finds her quiet life spiraling out of control when weird dreams she’s been having start creeping into her reality. Convinced she’s the clone of her dead... Read more »

Movie Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Movie Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN) Genre: Superhero Action Rating: R Running Time: 109 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now Premise: After breaking up with Joker, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) asserts her independence and tries to fend off every bad guy in town, particularly Roman Sionis (Ewan McGregor). Along the... Read more »

Oscar Predictions 2020

Oscar Predictions 2020
Call it a fool’s errand, but it’s February and that means it’s time to predict who the Academy will reward at the Oscars. One thing about predicting the Oscars – it doesn’t really matter if you’ve seen everything. Sometimes that just gets in the way. I often find myself picking with my heart instead of... Read more »
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Movie Review: Dolittle

Movie Review: Dolittle
DOLITTLE Genre: Kids/Family Rating: PG Running Time: 101 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now Premise: Grieving widower who can talk to animals, Dr. Dolittle (Robert Downey, Jr.), comes out of hiding and sets off on an adventure with his animal friends to obtain a rare cure for the ailing queen (Jessie Buckley). Behind-the-Scenes: All kinds of... Read more »

Best Movies of the Decade (2010-2019)

Best Movies of the Decade (2010-2019)
A little late to the party here, as I think the window for all these “best of the decade” lists was late December or early January according to all podcasts I follow. But, who cares? I just started posting on the blog again last week, so here we are. Best of decade lists are interesting.... Read more »

Movie Review: Miss Americana

Movie Review: Miss Americana
MISS AMERICANA Genre: Documentary Rating: TV-MA Running Time: 85 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Hybrid of documentary/concert film that tracks the rise of Pop/Country icon Taylor Swift from Age 13 to present, as she navigates the music industry and stardom, and finds a voice outside of her own music. Behind-the-Scenes: The title is taken... Read more »
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