Category: Movies

Movie Review: The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Movie Review: The Mitchells vs. The Machines
THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES Genre: Animated Rating: PG Running Time: 110 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: In a last-minute attempt to salvage the relationship between father and college-bound daughter and engage in some family bonding time, an admittedly “weird” family go on a cross-country road trip. But when a Silicon Valley inventor’s latest technological AI advancement... Read more »

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong
Battle of the Titans GODZILLA VS. KONG Genre: Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 113 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters and on HBO Max (until April 30) Premise: When Godzilla goes on a rampage, his status as Earth’s protector is in doubt, so a shady corporate bigwig enlists a group of scientists to track down King Kong and... Read more »

Movie Review: Nomadland

Movie Review: Nomadland
NOMADLAND Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters and on Hulu Premise: Frances McDormand stars as a woman who loses her job after her hometown factory closes, and sets off across the American Midwest, living as van-dwelling nomad. Behind-the-Scenes: Directed by Chloe Zhao, who previously helmed the critically acclaimed drama, The Rider,... Read more »
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Movie Review: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Movie Review: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 107 mins. Where Can You See It?: Premium Video On Demand (PVOD) Premise: Two Midwestern women (Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo) leave behind work and “Talking Club” to vacation at Vista Del Mar where they stumble upon a villain’s dastardly plot, find love with the... Read more »

Movie Review: The Little Things

Movie Review: The Little Things
THE LITTLE THINGS Genre: Thriller Rating: R Running Time: 128 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theatres and HBO Max (for 30 days) Premise: A jaded deputy sheriff “with a secret” (Denzel Washington) partners with a hotshot LASD detective (Rami Malek) to hunt a serial killer in 1990. Jared Leto plays their main suspect.  Behind-the-Scenes: Writer-director John Lee Hancock originally wrote... Read more »

Movie Review: In & Of Itself

Movie Review: In & Of Itself
DEREK DELGAUDIO’S IN & OF ITSELF Genre: Documentary/Live Theatre Rating: TV-MA Running Time: 90 mins. Where Can You See It?: Hulu Premise: Filmed version of creator and illusionist Derek DelGaudio’s stage show of the same name that ran for 552 performances and attempts to answer the deceptively simply question “Who am I?” Behind-the-Scenes: Directed by legendary puppeteer and director Frank Oz... Read more »
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Movie Review: News of the World

Movie Review: News of the World
NEWS OF THE WORLD Genre: Western Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 118 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters & Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) Premise: A civil war veteran (Tom Hanks) who travels around America reading the “news of the world” to various townsfolk, encounters a young girl (newcomer Helena Zengel) who was abducted by Native Americans, and is left... Read more »

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 113 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters & Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) Premise: A med school dropout haunted by a past event seeks revenge against the men who played a part in that past event, and tries to navigate a new relationship in the process.  Behind-the-Scenes: This is writer-director... Read more »

Movie Review: One Night in Miami...

Movie Review: One Night in Miami...
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 115 mins. Where Can You See It?: Amazon Prime Premise: On February 25, 1964, after Cassius Clay (Eli Goree) defeats Sonny Liston to become the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, he gathers with friends Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.), and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) to... Read more »
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Movie Review: Pieces of a Woman

Movie Review: Pieces of a Woman
PIECES OF A WOMAN Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 127 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: In the wake of a heartbreaking home birth, a couple (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf) try to pick up the pieces of their emotionally shattered lives, isolated from each other and surrounded by grief. Behind-the-Scenes: Premiered at Sundance in January... Read more »