The King of Comedy bombs in THE COMEDIAN

February 2, 2017 0

There just isn’t much funny about The Comedian. Here’s a movie that takes our old friend Robert DeNiro, puts a microphone in his hand and forces him to pretend to be a grizzled, grumpy stand-up […]

GOLD is Mostly Tarnished

January 27, 2017 0

Let’s start with McConaughey fans: Go see this movie. You get a big, thick dose of the maverick actor’s bravado and he’s as entertaining as always. He constantly guzzles Seagram’s and has grown a proper […]

Father/Daughter Movie Date: MOANA

December 27, 2016 0

Sharing movies with my kids is true joy. I’m broken, in some sense, and movies carry more emotional weight than they should. My childhood’s happiest moments occurred in a darkened theater. Vicarious lives lived thanks […]

SING Hits too many Sour Notes

December 20, 2016 0

This is a weird flick. Judging the cover, Sing should be at least decent. Great cast [McConaughey, Witherspoon, Johansson…], a Christmas opening date and it’s a cartoon about talking animals from the studio that brought […]

LA LA LAND is a Sweet Escape

December 15, 2016 0

It doesn’t take long to figure out if you made the right choice. Once the lights dim for Damien Chazelle’s modern day musical we open on a group of Angelinos stuck in traffic on The […]

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is a Must See

December 2, 2016 0

There is very little wrong with Manchester by the Sea. It’s about the right length. Every scene rings true. Each performance has some magic in it. And while this may, on the surface, look like […]

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