It’s difficult to imagine a film called “Inferno” would be one to pull its punches. But aside from a few … Continue reading Inferno: Hanks, Howard can’t bring the heat
Award season doesn’t hit for another several months, with major contenders typically not hitting theaters until mid-December. There’s usually one … Continue reading Florence Foster Jenkins: Loving the un-pretty voices
It’s been nearly a week since I drove an hour away to see The Birth Of A Nation.
It was incredibly difficult for me to put my thoughts into words then while hammering away a few notes on my cell phone.
It’s incredibly difficult for me to write about this film now. And it shouldn’t have had to be. Continue reading The Birth Of A Nation: Personal conflict
There’s a scene early in Gavin O’Connor’s “The Accountant” where a young boy completes a complex 1,000-piece puzzle with the … Continue reading The Accountant: Action, drama combine for largely successful thriller
Best selling books don’t usually translate all that well onto the big screen in major motion picture adaptations. It’s why … Continue reading The Girl On The Train: Hell on wheels
You’ll probably leave the theater a little upset and pretty angry. That doesn’t mean audiences shouldn’t flock to the theater … Continue reading Deepwater Horizon: Heroes amid disaster