Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Movie Reviews

“The Irishman” and His Story of Painting Houses

Slip on your sweats and get comfy cause this movie is a LONG one. Beginning in an old folks home, we are introduced to...

“Last Christmas” Steals Your Heart and Gives It Away

Last Christmas starts off beautifully, introducing the audience to my favorite three things:  British accents, Christmas spirit, and a hot mess protagonist. Kate (Emilia...

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Visually Decadent, Mildly Wicked

Don't let the title of Disney's revisionist fairytale sequel fool you. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, played by Angelina Jolie, is hardly "evil" in this...

“Judy” Struggles to Sparkle in Biopic’s Portrayal

An adaptation from Peter Quilter's lauded stageplay, End of the Rainbow, which focused on the waning days of Judy Garland, director Rupert Goold seems...

“Joker” Walks the Line Between Tragedy and Travesty

Director/Co-writer Todd Phillips' Joker origin story depicts a gritty character study on the most notorious supervillian inked in comic book panels. Inspired by the seedy...

Documentary “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” Relives the Unmatched Greatness

Linda Ronstadt is a legend and the documentary Linda Ronstadt, The Sound of My Voice, does an incredible job telling her story. It begins...

“Ad Astra”- A Cosmic Meditation on Connectedness

For the sci-fi film buff, Ad Astra does not fail in delivering a stunning epic on the future possibilities and consequences of space exploration....

“Downton Abbey” is a Coronado Crowd Pleaser

Downton Abbey enjoyed six seasons on television from 2011-2016. The series chronicled the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in...

“The Goldfinch” is a Slow Burn

Buckle up because The Goldfinch is quite the Tour de France. Many times, it is unclear where the story is heading, but curiosity holds...

“It Chapter Two” – A Marvel of Metafiction and Macabre for the 1980s Grownup

More unsettling than terrifying, the follow-up adaptation of Stephen King’s It novel, is a “meta” marvel for horror flick enthusiasts who grew up in...

“Maiden” is Compelling

Maiden takes the audience through the sea of the first women-only crew racing in the famous Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. A...

“Angel Has Fallen” is an Experience with Twists and Turns

The sequel to 2013's Olympus Has Fallen and 2016's London Has Fallen, Angel Has Fallen showcases Gerard Butler reprising his role as the lead,...
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