Category: Reviews

Only Squid Games In The Building

November 6th, 2021

One’s delightful; one’s disgusting

 

Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez star in Only Murders In The Building.

During these fraught times we’re currently enduring, sometimes you just need a little pure escapism. One of my favorite ways to switch off the world is to switch on my streaming services and hide away in a fictional construct of other people’s imagination, dining on pizza, pretzels, pistachios and avoiding politics.

I’ve found a ton of great programming over the pandemic and this fall, there are a couple shows that really stand out, one for how good it is and the other, well … Read More…

My Favorite Films of 2019

January 31st, 2020

Here are my Top Ten Movies of the year.

What if you were the only one who remembered The Beatles? Himesh Patel finds himself in that exact position in Yesterday.

2019 and I didn’t really see eye-to-eye, at least in terms of movies.

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Go See Yesterday

July 2nd, 2019

Who? Pope John Paul?

Himesh Patel stars in Yesterday, a movie that asks the question, “what if only one man remembered The Beatles?”

You just … you just gotta buy the premise.

Once you do, once you’ve bought into the idea that a guy is suddenly thrust into a world where The Beatles don’t exist and haven’t existed, well, now you’re along for the magical mystery tour. (Sorry, I will do my best — I promise — not to throw in more references like that!)
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My Favorite Films of 2018

February 10th, 2019

It’s that time of year again!

What a year for movies — a very strange, crazy year.

Two of the Academy Award nominations for Best Picture — Bohemian Rhapsody and Vice — scored in the 60s on Rotten Tomatoes, the number one website for collecting movie reviews. A third film — Green Book — got a tepid 81% score.

And here’s the thing, I think one or two of them should win!

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