Archive for March 2020

Movie Review: The Platform

Movie Review: The Platform
THE PLATFORM Genre: International Rating: R Running Time: 94 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: Goreng (Ivan Massague) wakes up in a vertical prison that puts two people per level with an unknown number of levels. Each day, a single platform of food for all of them is lowered down to each level for two minutes. The... Read more »

I Saw "The Hunt" in a Movie Theater and Lived to Tell About It

I Saw "The Hunt" in a Movie Theater and Lived to Tell About It
Coronavirus has its grip on the world. People are working from home. School is cancelled. Social distancing is encouraged. Toilet paper is running out. Hand sanitizer is already long gone. Studios are delaying their big-budget tentpoles to later this year (No Time to Die) or next year (F9) or some unknown date (A Quiet Place... Read more »

Movie Review: Onward

Movie Review: Onward
ONWARD Genre: Animation Rating: PG Running Time: 110 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now  Premise: In a fantastical realm where magic has long fallen out of favor, two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt), receive a long-lost message from their dead dad and set out on an adventure (with their... Read more »
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Movie Review: The Way Back

Movie Review: The Way Back
THE WAY BACK Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 108 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now  Premise: All-star high school basketball player Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) is now a washed-up alcoholic, drinking beer in the shower and on the way home from his construction gig. But, when his alma mater offers him the head basketball... Read more »

Movie Review: The Call of the Wild

Movie Review: The Call of the Wild
THE CALL OF THE WILD Genre: Adventure Rating: PG Running Time: 100 mins. Where Can You See It?: In theaters now  Premise: Buck is a large, energetic house dog  (mix of St. Bernard and Scotch shepherd) who can’t really be contained. After being kidnapped and sold away from his owners, he finds work as a sled dog and... Read more »