NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: The Call Of The Wild (2020), Brahms: The Boy II

Week #8 of 2020 (2/20-2/23/2020) has two movies with main characters that are not human, animal or alive: Buck the CGI dog and Brahms the creepy doll. A weekend of new movies dealing with, yes, imaginary friends. It’s still pretty easy choosing the top wide release from these two, not even a close dog fight, … Continue reading NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: The Call Of The Wild (2020), Brahms: The Boy II

NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: Sonic The Hedgehog, The Photograph, Fantasy Island, Downhill

Week #7 of 2020 (2/13-2/16) sees four very different films: a videogame movie about a supersonic blue alien, a romance involving a couple researching her mother who just died, a remake of a 70s TV show and a dramedy involving a family of four not enjoying a skiing trip. Only one is sticking out and … Continue reading NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: Sonic The Hedgehog, The Photograph, Fantasy Island, Downhill

NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)

“Lonely, lonely, lonely…” — Robert Plant wailing in a famous Led Zeppelin song. It’s also how week #6 of 2020 (2/6-2/9/2020) at the movie theater works with only one lonely wide release movie. We last encountered this on week #1 of 2020, too with The Grudge being the only wide release that week. This week … Continue reading NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)

NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: The Gentlemen, The Turning, The Last Measure

It’s the week of “The” titled movies for #4 of 2020 (1/23-1/26/2020), so which one is the best? This week features three very different films: a drug kingpin is cashing out, a young woman caring for two children in a haunted house and a fight for a soldier to be awarded a prestigious medal many … Continue reading NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: The Gentlemen, The Turning, The Last Measure

NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: 1917, Like A Boss, Just Mercy, Underwater

Week #2 – 1/10 to 1/12/2020 – offers four very different genre films to choose from at the theater: war, comedy, legal drama or action-horror: An imaginative directed and amazingly shot war film creates a completely immersive experience An unfunny and yet oddly entertaining comedy, A dramatic fight to save a death row convict against … Continue reading NOW PLAYING REVIEWS: 1917, Like A Boss, Just Mercy, Underwater