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 […]

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