Tonight I had the opportunity to see an early access showing of the new adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic novel "Death on the Nile," Kenneth Branagh's followup to the 2017 Christie adaptation "Murder on the Orient Express." In this Hercule Poirot mystery, a train in a snow storm is traded in for a cruise along … Continue reading Death on the Nile… an Enjoyable Time at the Movies.
I was overflowing with excitement as I stood at the front of the line for the Thursday night premier of Avengers: Infinity War at my local theater. I had gotten there hours before they would begin seating for the film and I didn't care. I would be part of a group of lucky moviegoers who would get … Continue reading What Just Happened??? My Spoiler Review for Avengers: Infinity War and My Thoughts on Where the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Going
Back in 2008, Marvel Studios and director Jon Favreau gave us Iron Man and the Marvel Cinematic Universe was born. Now, ten years later, the MCU is one of the most successful film franchises of all time. This weekend the nineteenth film in the MCU, Avengers: Infinity War is finally hitting theaters starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark … Continue reading You Are Not Ready for This. My Spoiler-free Review of Avengers: Infinity War
When I woke up this morning I realized (a little late) that I hadn't written anything on the Oscars yet. In fact, it has been a while since I had last sat down and written anything. I couldn't figure out why that was so, but I knew that I had a lot of catching … Continue reading One Day Away – My Thoughts and Predictions for The Oscars 2018
Before you read any further, I feel that I should warn you that this WILL contain many SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you haven't seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi yet, then WHY ARE YOU EVEN READING THIS? WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING? STAR WARS HAS BEEN OUT FOR ALMOST A MONTH … Continue reading Let the Past Die – My Thoughts on the Film and What The Last Jedi Means for the Future of Star Wars
When it was first announced that Keven Spacey would be replaced with Christopher Plummer, I was sure that the film would be doomed. In my mind, there was no way that the film could undergo enough re-shoots to replace Spacey and put in Plummer a month before the film's release and still have quality performances … Continue reading All the Great Performances in the World – My thoughts on “All the Money in the World”
The Greatest Showman, a biopic musical of the life of P.T. Barnum, in theory should be a an easily entertaining and fun time at the movies for all ages. The truth is that the film is an hour and forty-five minute snore-fest that lacks all the imagination and wonder that anyone should expect from a … Continue reading The Greatest Showman – Not the Greatest Show