FIRST LOOK: Sergio (2020) – Netflix

With a world premiere at Sundance on January 28, 2020 an 84% Rotten Tomatoes score on 95 reviews, comes a movie directed by Greg Barker (Manhunt, Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma) and screenplay by Craig Borten. If you are saying, “who?” that’s OK, I’m with you. Charismatic and complex, Sergio Vieira de Mello (Wagner Moura) has … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: Sergio (2020) – Netflix

FIRST LOOK: Never Rarely Sometimes Always (VOD)

The number of new(er) releases hitting VOD is multiplying and growing. Check out the list above in red with 8 of 9 titles released on various streaming channels. As for the “limited” theater releases that I’ve remarked before are (too often) difficult to locate, maybe when the pandemic passes, we’ll be in a world where … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: Never Rarely Sometimes Always (VOD)

FIRST LOOK: The Willoughbys (2020) – Netflix

Netflix surprised me with the very good … Klaus⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ … an animated film in December, and that wasn’t the only one in the can. Now, we get the hard to spell name and long-necked family known as The Willoughbys. Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: The Willoughbys (2020) – Netflix

FIRST LOOK: Coffee and Kareem (2020) – Netflix

With theaters shut down and many new Netflix Original movies being released in April 2020, we’re going to FIRST LOOK profile some of the original streaming releases in the interim. First up: Coffee & Kareem. While police officer James Coffee (Ed Helms) enjoys his new relationship with Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson), her beloved 12-year-old … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: Coffee and Kareem (2020) – Netflix

FIRST LOOK: Street Survivors – The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

Check out the box art. A+ to the designer behind that. This is one of the most famous music-related plane crashes in history. It’s up there with Buddy Holly and Ozzy’s plane crash that took the life of Randy Rhoads and others. Artimus Pyle is one of the few survivors of the fateful plane crash … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: Street Survivors – The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash