Storks used to deliver human babies. What a pain. Good thing an enterprising stork (Kelsey Grammer) revamped the company to deliver packages for Amazon CornerStore.com. Things are going great until up-and-coming Junior (Andy Samberg) makes a mistake that results in the baby making machine being activated. Now he and the human Orphan Tulip (Katie Crown)Continue reading “Review – Storks”
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Review – Command and Control
From the director of Food Inc. and Merchants of Doubt comes yet another documentary that will make you question humanity’s survival.
Review – Queen of Katwe
Based on the true story of the unlikely chess champion from the slums of Uganda, Phiona Mutesi, Queen of Katwe stars newcomer Madina Nalwanga and features celebrated actors David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.
Review – Snowden
Like most Americans, I’ve heard the name Edward Snowden. I even had an inkling of who he was – a whistleblower from the CIA, or NSA, or some such secret government agency. He revealed secrets about something and got in trouble and had to flee the country. That’s about it for me though having missedContinue reading “Review – Snowden”
Review – Blair Witch
In 1999 The Blair Witch Project terrified audiences who were half convinced that what they were seeing was real. Popularizing the relatively new concept of “found footage,” it made a mark in cinema history, but after one failed sequel and a relatively unsuccessful run at being a multimedia franchise, it faded into legend. Like theContinue reading “Review – Blair Witch”
Review – A Tale of Love and Darkness
Natalie Portman makes her directorial debut in this adaptation of the best seller by Amos Oz. She also wrote and stars.
Review – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
Even if you’re not a gamer, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard the name “Final Fantasy” before. Counting all the various spinoffs, compilations, etc. there have been over one hundred Final Fantasy video games since 1987, with the latest in the main series – number fifteen – slated for release this year. Suffice toContinue reading “Review – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV”
Review – War Dogs
In the grand tradition of The Wolf of Wall Street and Pain and Gain, War Dogs is the latest stranger than fiction tale of morally questionable behavior wrapped in the silky sheets of dark comedy.
Review – Suicide Squad
You’re probably aware that DC is launching a film universe built around their most famous group of superheroes – The Justice League. We’ll see how that movie does next year, but for now we’re presented with a comic book team you probably never heard of before now. The Suicide Squad.
Review – Jason Bourne
After the Jeremy Renner powered offshoot a few years ago, director Paul Greengrass and star Matt Damon are back for another installment in the action packed Bourne franchise.