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  • ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ (2021) Movie Review

    Directed By: Walt Becker Written By: Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Blaise Hemingway Starring: Darby Camp, Jack Whitehall, Izaac Wang Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family Rated PG for impolite humor, thematic elements and mild action What to say about an enourmous CGI Red dog with a heart of gold? Apparently not muchContinue Reading

  • ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Jason Reitman Written By: Gil Kenan, Jason Reitman, Dan Aykroyd Starring: Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Carrie Coon Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some suggestive references Check out my review of ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ below on ABC4 Good Things Utah!Continue Reading

  • ‘King Richard’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Reinaldo Marcus Green Written By: Zach Baylin Starring: Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport Rated PG-13 for some violence, strong language, a sexual reference and brief drug references Check out my review either in the video below or on ABC4 Good Things Utah!Continue Reading

  • ‘The Power of the Dog’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Jane Campion Written By: Jane Campion, Thomas Savage Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons Genre: Drama, Romance, Western Rated R for brief sexual content/full nudity. Check out my review on my channel below or by checking out ABC Good Things Utah!Continue Reading

  • ‘Spencer’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Pablo Larraín Written By: Steven Knight Starring: Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Jack Nielen Genre: Biography, Drama Rated R for some language During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-longContinue Reading

  • ‘Tick, Tick… BOOM!’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Lin-Manuel Miranda Written By: Steven Levenson, Jonathan Larson Starring: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical Rated PG-13 for some strong language, some suggestive material and drug references Check out my review with Rachel from Rachel’s Reviews!Continue Reading

  • ‘Belfast’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Kenneth Branagh Written By: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Jude Hill, Lewis McAskie, Caitriona Balfe, Jamie Dornan Genre: Drama Rated: PG-13 for some violence and strong language Check out my review with Rachel from Rachel’s reviews below!Continue Reading

  • ‘Titane’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Julia Ducournau Written By: Julia Ducournau, Jacques Akchoti, Simonetta Greggio Starring: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi Rated: R for strong violence and disturbing material, graphic nudity, sexual content, and language ‘Titane’ is about a serial killer that infiltrates a family in order toContinue Reading

  • ‘Halloween Kills’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: David Gordon Green Written By: John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Scott Teems Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller Rated: R for strong bloody violence throughout, grisly images, language and some drug use Check out Halloween Kills review on ABC4 Good Things Utah byContinue Reading

  • ‘Antlers’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Scott Cooper Written By: Henry Chaisson, Nick Antosca, Scott Cooper Starring: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery Rated: R for violence including gruesome images, and for language Check out my review of Antlers by clicking below on ABC4 Good Things Utah!Continue Reading

  • ‘Eternals’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Chloé Zhao Written By: Chloé Zhao, Patrick Burleigh, Ryan Firpo Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington, Kumail Nanjiani, Bryan Tyree Henry Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Rated: PG-13 for fantasy violence and action, some language and brief sexuality. Check out my spoiler Free andContinue Reading

  • ‘The Harder They Fall’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Jeymes Samuel Written By: Jeymes Samuel, Boaz Yakin Starring: Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, RJ Cyler, Idris Elba Genre: Drama, Western Rated: R for strong violence and language. Check out Patricks Review on ABC4 Good Things Utah below!Continue Reading

  • ‘The French Dispatch’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Wes Anderson Written By: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Hugo Guinness Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton Genre: Drama, Musical Rated: R for graphic nudity, some sexual references and language. Check out my full review on ABC4 Good Things Utah!Continue Reading

  • ‘Dune’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Denis Villeneuve Written By: Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Rated: PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some disturbing images and suggestive material ‘Dune’ is one of the most anticipated films ofContinue Reading

  • Blue Bayou (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Justin Chon Written By: Justin Chon Starring: Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander, Mark O’Brien Genre: Drama Rated: R for language throughout and some violence In ‘Blue Bayou’ Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), his wife Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie, face possible separation as they try toContinue Reading

  • ‘The Last Duel’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Sir Ridley Scott Written By: Nicole Holofcener, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Starring: Jodie Comer, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver Genre: Action, Drama, History Rated: R for strong violence including sexual assault, sexual content, some graphic nudity, and language. ‘The Last Duel’ is based on the 2004 bookContinue Reading

  • Lamb (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Valdimar Jóhannsson Written By: SjónValdimar Jóhannsson Starring: Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær, GuðnasonBjörn, Hlynur Haraldsson Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery Rated: R for some bloody violent images and sexuality/nudity In ‘Lamb’, Farmers María (Noomi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snær Guõnason) tend to their land and animals in a remote partContinue Reading

  • No Time To Die (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Cary Joji Fukunaga Written By: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga Starring: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, brief strong language and some suggestive material. Daniel Craig has been James BondContinue Reading

  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Andy Serkis Written By: Kelly Marcel, Tom Hardy Starring: Tom Hardy, Stephen Graham, Woody Harrelson Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some strong language, disturbing material and suggestive references Tom Hardy is back as Venom and this time, there’s gonna beContinue Reading

  • The Many Saints of Newark (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Alan Taylor Written By: David Chase, Lawrence Konner Starring: Michael Gandolfini, Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal Genre: Crime, Drama Rated: R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual content and some nudity. ‘The Sopranos’ has always been help up as one of the greatest shows ever created,Continue Reading

  • ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Michael Showalter Written By: Abe Sylvia, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato Starring: Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain, Vincent D’Onofrio Genre: Biography, Drama, History Rated: PG-13 for sexual content and drug abuse Jessica Chastain stars as Tammy Faye, famous wife of televangelist Jim Baker (played by Andrew Garfield). This is basedContinue Reading

  • ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Stephen Chbosky Written By: Steven Levenson Starring: Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Adams Genre: Drama, Musical Rated: PG-13 for thematic material involving suicide, brief strong language and some suggestive reference 2021 truly is the year of musicals. From ‘In The Heights’, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’, toContinue Reading

  • The Guilty (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Antoine Fuqua Written By: Nic Pizzolatto, Gustav Möller, Emil Nygaard Albertsen Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Riley Keough, Peter Sarsgaard Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller Rated: R for language throughout. Based on the 2018 Danish film, ‘The Guilty’ stars Jake Gyllenhaal as an on-probation officer forced to do 911 dispatch duringContinue Reading

  • ‘Malignant’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: James Wan Written By: Ingrid Bisu, James Wan, Akela Cooper Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery Rated: R for strong horror violence and gruesome images, and for language. ‘Malignant’ came out a couple weeks ago, and it still sticks with me. With Utah,Continue Reading

  • ‘The Card Counter’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Paul Schrader Written By: Paul Schrader Starring: Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller Rated: R for some disturbing violence, graphic nudity, language and brief sexuality In ‘The Card Counter’, Oscar Isaac plays William Tell, an ex-military interrogator and unassuming amateur card counter. He hasContinue Reading

  • ‘Candyman’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Nia DaCosta Written By: Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Nia DaCosta Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Genre: Horror, Thriller Rated: R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references Check out my review by clicking the link below!Continue Reading

  • ‘Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed’ | Netflix Review

    Directed By: Joshua Rofé Starring: Bob Ross, Steve Ross Genre: Documentary Rated: This documentary is currently not rated. Check out my review by playing the video below!Continue Reading

  • ‘Small Engine Repair’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: John Pollono Written By: John Pollono Starring: Jon Bernthal, Shea Whigham, Ciara Bravo Genre: Comedy, Drama Rated: R for pervasive language, crude sexual content, strong violence, a sexual assault, and drug use ‘Small Engine Repair’ is based off the play written by playwright-actor John Pollono. The story centersContinue Reading

  • ‘Cinderella’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Kay Cannon Written By: Kay Cannon Starring: Kay Cannon, Stars Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy Rated: PG for suggestive material and language. There have been 6 Cinderella films (if you count adaptations) before Amazon decided to yet again remake the classic story, thisContinue Reading

  • ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ (2021) | Review

    Directed By: Destin Daniel Cretton Written By: Dave Callaham, Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Lanham Starring: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and language. ‘Shang-Chi & The Legend of the Ten Rings’ is the newest MCU film and centersContinue Reading

  • ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ | Why it’s okay to still not be “Okay”

    Starring: Bo Burnham Directed By: Bo Burnham Written By: Bo Burnham I watched Bo Burnham in high school, this is not the same guy. Sure, his parody musical style of comedy is imbedded in the DNA of “Inside”, his newest special on Netflix, but Bo Burnham has chosen to takeContinue Reading

  • ‘The Suicide Squad’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: James Gunn Written By: James Gunn Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy Rated: R for strong violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity ‘The Suicide Squad’ is the revamped pseudo-sequel to 2016’s ‘Suicide Squad’ and isContinue Reading

  • ‘Val’ | Documentary Review

    Starring: Jack Kilmer, Val Kilmer Directed By: Ting Poo, Leo Scott For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video. He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies madeContinue Reading

  • ‘Nine Days’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Edson Oda Written By: Edson Oda Starring: Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong, Tony Hale, Bill Skarsgård Genre: Drama, Fantasy Rated: R For Language In ‘Nine Days’, Winston Duke plays Will, an interviewer for candidates getting the chance at life on earth. The interview takes 9 days toContinue Reading

  • ‘Free Guy’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Shawn Levy Written By: Matt Lieberman, Zak Penn Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi Rated: PG-13 for strong fantasy violence throughout, language and crude/suggestive references In ‘Free Guy’, A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a non-playable character (NPC) in an open-worldContinue Reading

  • ‘Vivo’ (2021) | Movie Review | Netflix

    Directed By: Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords Written By: Kirk DeMicco, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Peter Barsocchin Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Rated: PG for some thematic elements and mild action Vivo (Lin-Manuel Miranda) is a music-playing kinkajou who was raised from a young age byContinue Reading

  • ‘Stillwater’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Starring: Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin Directed By: Tom McCarthy Written By: Tom McCarthy, Thomas Bidegain, Marcus Hinchey In ‘Stillwater, Matt Damon plays Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck who travels to Marseille visiting his estranged daughter, Allison (Abigail Breslin). Allison is in prison for a murder she claimsContinue Reading

  • ‘The Green Knight’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton Directed By: David Lowery Written By: David Lowery ‘The Green Knight’ is an adaptation of the Arthurian story ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’, King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to fight the titular Green Knight, aContinue Reading

  • ‘Jungle Cruise’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra Written By: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, Josh Goldstein In this new attempt at adapting a classic Disneyland ride, ‘Jungle Cruise’ begins with Lily and MacGegor Houghton (Emily Blunt & Jack Whitehall) about to embark on an expedition to findContinue Reading

  • ‘Old’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Starring: Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan Written By: M. Night Shyamalan, Pierre-Oscar Lévy, Frederick Peeters M. Night, why? Why?! In ‘Old’, A family on a tropical holiday discovers that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them toContinue Reading

  • ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ | Movie Review | LeBron James

    Starring: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe Directed By: Malcolm D. Lee Written By: Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler In ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’, LeBron James is sucked into the Warner Brothers servers by Don Cheadle as Al G Rhythm, who’s kidnapped LeBron’s son. LeBron’s son is aContinue Reading

  • ‘Pig’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Starring: Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin Directed By: Michael Sarnoski Written By: Vanessa Block, Michael Sarnoski Nicolas Cage is having one of the best years of his career. Say what you want about his out of the box choices that consistently surprise and engage his audience, the man isContinue Reading

  • ‘The Novice’ | Movie Review | Tribeca ’21

    Starring: Isabelle Fuhrman, Amy Forsyth, Dilone Directed By: Lauren Hadaway Written By: Lauren Hadaway Alex Dall joined her university’s rowing team with an obsessive physical and psychological drive to make it to the top. Intent on outperforming her teammates, Alex pushes herself to her limits, but will the drive sheContinue Reading

  • ‘Ascension’ | Movie Review | Tribeca ’21

    Directed By: Jessica Kingdon An observational documentary, ‘Ascension’ looks in to the work-life culture of China and how that influences their economy, the seperation of the working class and the ultra-wealthy, and what productivity and lack of human rights do to a group of people. This is the first ‘ObservationalContinue Reading

  • ‘Italian Studies’ | Movie Review | Tribeca ’21

    Starring: Vanessa Kirby Maya Hawke Fred Hechinger Directed By: Adam Leon In ‘Italian Studies’ A writer loses her memory. Adrift in NYC, she connects with a group of teenagers – in conversations both real and imagined – and searches for a way home. Following a script loosely to keep anContinue Reading

  • ‘Catch The Fair One’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Sophia Ali, Rish Shah, Manisha Koirala Directed By: Josef Kubota Wladyka Written By: Lisa Emery, Kevin Dunn, Michael Drayer In ‘Catch the Fair One’, A Native American woman embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister. The former boxer intentionally getsContinue Reading

  • ‘The Tomorrow War’ | Movie Review | Prime Video

    Starring: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons Directed By: Chris McKay Written By: Zach Dean In the future, aliens have almost overrun the entire earth. The remaining people have sent themselves back in time to recruit their ancestors to come and fight to save the world. Chris Pratt is anContinue Reading

  • ‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Alec Baldwin, James Marsden, Amy Sedaris Directed By: Tom McGrath Written By: Marla Frazee, Michael McCullers The Templeton brothers—Tim and his Boss Baby little bro Ted—have drifted away from each other after becoming adults. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do attitude is aboutContinue Reading

  • ‘Indian Sweets & Spices’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Sophia Ali, Rish Shah, Manisha Koirala Directed By: Geeta Malik Written By: Geeta Malik College freshman Alia Kapur was born in a family of wealth, but she’s never really felt like she ‘fits in’. After visiting the local Indian market and meeting its new owner’s attractive son, Alia invitesContinue Reading

  • ‘Mark, Mary, & Some Other People’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Ben Rosenfield, Hayley Law, Nik Dodani Directed By: Hannah Marks Written By: Hannah Marks Mark and Mary’s one year after meeting have fallen deeply, passionately, head over heels in love, and their whirlwind romance leads to marriage. So when Mary suddenly requests they open their relationship to “ethical non-monogamy”,Continue Reading

  • ‘Dating & New York’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Jaboukie Young-White, Francesca Reale, Taylor Hill Directed By: Jonah Feingold Written By: Jonah Feingold After meeting on the dating app and having a one-night stand, two New York millennials draw up a “Best Friends With Benefits” contract to avoid the pitfalls of a relationship. Whether this relationship is built wellContinue Reading

  • ‘Black Widow’ (2021) | Movie Review (Spoiler-Free)

    Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour Directed By: Cate Shortland Written By: Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson, Eric Pearson ‘Black Widow’ has been with us for as about as long as Tony Stark has, yet it’s now in 2021 that we are finally getting her standalone film. It has beenContinue Reading

  • ‘F9: The Fast Saga’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, John Cena Directed By: Justin Lin Written By: Justin Lin, Daniel Casey Yep, it’s the 9th one. We have finally gone full superhero mode in this once humble but now bombastic showcase of visual effects and epic car action. Dom and the crew are backContinue Reading

  • ‘False Positive’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, Pierce Brosnan Directed By: John Lee Written By: Ilana Glazer, John Lee Ilana Glazer plays a hopeful mother-to-be Lucy, who is going through IVF with the help of her Doctor husband Adrian (Justin Theroux), and his Office’s main Gynecologist Dr. Hindle (Pierce Brosnan). Once theContinue Reading

  • ‘Kubrick by Kubrick’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Stanley Kubrick  Directed By: Gregory Monro Written By: Gregory Monro Stanley Kubrick is a mystery to many. His films are detailed and deep, so it would make sense the man is too. This documentary looks into Kubrick from interviews taken from Michel Ciment, as well as interviews from theContinue Reading

  • ‘The Lost Leonardo’ | Movie Review | Tribeca ’21

    Starring: Doug Patteson, Robert K. Wittman, Alexandra Bregman Directed By: Andreas Koefoed Written By: Andreas Dalsgaard, Christian Kirk Muff, Andreas Koefoed Documentaries have been crushing it this year at Tribeca At Home, and the star of the slate released this festival is ‘The Lost Leonardo’. Immersing you into the artContinue Reading

  • ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson Directed By: Patrick Hughes Written By: Tom O’Connor I had only watched ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ two hours before walking into my screening. Seeing the first film so close to its sequel, I was honestly not looking forward to this sequel where weContinue Reading

  • ‘Luca’ | Movie Review

    Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Maya Rudolph Directed By: Enrico Casarosa Written By: Jesse Andrews, Mike Jones In the Italian Riviera, there is a tiny fishing community, but under the sea (pun intended) some of the fish transform on land into humans. Enter Luca, a young boy who isContinue Reading

  • ‘David’ | Short Film Review

    Starring: Will Ferrell, William Jackson Harper, Fred Hechinger Directed By: Zach Woods Written By: Zach Woods, Brandon Gardner A therapist (Will Ferrell) receives a dire call from one of his clients (Jackson Harper) that he immediately needs to address. As he is into his and his client’s session, the therapistContinue Reading

  • ‘Larry and Me’ | Short Film Review

    Starring: Larry King Directed By: Lisa Melmed Written By: Lisa Melmed In this 13 min short, Herb Cohen shares the memories and life shared with his best friend, Larry King. Herb had known Larry for 75 years back during their youth in queens. We get a tour of Larry andContinue Reading

  • ‘Wolfgang’ | Movie Review |Tribeca ’21

    Starring: Wolgang Puck Directed By: David Gelb Written By: Brian McGinn ‘Wolfgang’ is one of the featured documentaries coming to Tribeca this year and covers the rise of famous chef Wolfgang Puck. From his young age entering the culinary world to revolutionizing the kitchen and bringing it to the tvContinue Reading

  • ‘No Man of God’ | Tribeca ’21 | Movie Review

    Starring: Elijah Wood, Luke Kirby, Aleksa Palladino, Robert Patrick Directed By: Amber Sealey Written By: Kit Lesser In Theaters: August 2021 Ted Bundy has recently gotten a lot of attention from Hollywood. Zack Efron recently played him on Netflix and this just after Netflix released a full-length series about theContinue Reading

  • ‘Infinite’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Antoine Fuqua Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Cookson Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi     Synopsis: A man discovers that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives. ‘Infinite’ is the new film going on Paramount + and stars Mark Wahlberg as Evan, a man with diagnosed schizophrenia who discovers theContinue Reading

  • ‘In the Heights’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Jon M. Chu Writers: Quiara Alegría Hudes , Quiara Alegría Hudes  Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘In The Heights’ is the new musical from the great Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Jon M. Chu. This is the story of Washington Heights, a community in New YorkContinue Reading

  • ‘Blue Miracle’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Julio Quintana Writers: Chris Dowling, Julio Quintana Stars: Dennis Quaid, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Raymond Cruz ‘Blue Miracle’ is a new Netflix film based on the true story of Casa Hogar, the Mexican boy’s home that entered the world’s biggest fishing tournament to save their orphanage. Omar (Jimmy Gonzales) has one shot to beContinue Reading

  • ‘Cruella’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Craig Gillespie Writers: Dana Fox, Tony McNamara Stars: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry ‘Cruella’ is the live-action reimagining of the classic Disney villain “Cruella DeVille”, now played by Emma Stone. This tells the origins of young ‘Estella’, who after a tragic accident is left to fend for herself in the streetsContinue Reading

  • ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ (2020) | Movie Review

    Director: John Krasinski Writers: John Krasinski, Scott Beck   Stars: Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Cillian Murphy ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ is the continuation of the breakout hit ‘A Quiet Place’. Re-entering the world where alien creatures who have taken over the planet can find and kill anyone who makes a sound, our familyContinue Reading

  • ‘Army of the Dead’ (2021) | Netflix Review

    Director: Zack Snyder Writers: Zack Snyder Stars: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera ‘Army of the Dead’ is written and directed by Zack Snyder and centers around a Zombie containment area that used to be known as Las Vegas. Scott Ward (Dave Bautista) is tasked with putting together a heistContinue Reading

  • ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Taylor Sheridan Writers: Michael Koryta , Charles Leavitt  Stars: Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Finn Little ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ centers around Hannah (Angelina Jolie) who is a wilderness survival expert who made the wrong call in a fire’s direction causing a disaster that haunts her to this day. While doing a safetyContinue Reading

  • ‘Spiral’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Darren Lynn Bousman Writers: Josh Stolberg, Pete Goldfinger Stars: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan David Jones ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’ is the latest chapter of the Saw franchise and is not produced and starring Chris Rock as detective Zeke Banks, a controversial officer in his own department not onlyContinue Reading

  • ‘Monster’ (2018) | Movie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Anthony Mandler Writers: Walter Dean Myers, Janece Shaffer  Stars: John David Washington, Jennifer Ehle, Jeffrey Wright A young black man is arrested and put on trial for allegedly being the lookout for a robbery gone wrong resulting a bodega shop owner being killed. The boy, a lild-mannered, hard working student is nowContinue Reading

  • ‘The Woman in the Window’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Joe Wright Writers: A.J. Finn, Tracy Letts Stars: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie ‘The Woman in the Window’ stars Amy Adams as an agoraphobic woman Anna, who witnesses something happening across the street in the new family’s apartment. The family, a shy son, an abusive father, and a free-spirited yet handcuffedContinue Reading

  • ‘Things Heard & Seen’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini Writers: Shari Springer Berman , Elizabeth Brundage  Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Norton, Natalia Dyer ‘Things Heard & Seen’ is a new Netflix horror film starring Amanda Seyfried as an artist relocates to the Hudson Valley that begins to suspect that her marriage has sinister darkness, one that rivals herContinue Reading

  • ‘Limbo’ (2020) | Movie Review

    Director: Ben Sharrock Writer: Ben Sharrock Stars: Amir El-Masry, Vikash Bhai, Kwabena Ansah In ‘Limbo’, a young Syrian musician and other refugees are seeking asylum on a remote Scottish island. The island is almost desolate and is rife with harsh weather conditions. The musician, Omar, is separated from his parents who alsoContinue Reading

  • ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ (2021)

    Directors: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe  Writers: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe Stars: Charlyne Yi, Olivia Colman, Eric André, Maya Rudolph, Danny McBride, Abbi Jacobson, Fred Armisen, Conan O’Brien, Chrissy Teigen, John Legend, Jay Pharoah ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines’ is directed by Michael Rianda and Jeff Rowe and comes to us from Sony Animation andContinue Reading

  • ‘Mortal Kombat’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Simon McQuoid Writers: Greg Russo, Dave Callaham  Stars: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson ‘Mortal Kombat’ is the newest video game adaptation to the big screen directed by Simon McQuoid and follows MMA fighter Cole Young (played by Lewis Tan) who is thrust into the world of Mortal Kombat, where a teamContinue Reading

  • ‘Mortal Kombat: Annihilation’ (1997) | Movie Review w/ Rachel’s Reviews

    Director: John R. Leonetti Writers: Ed Boon, Lawrence Kasanoff  Stars: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar To celebrate the upcoming release of Mortal Kombat this week, Rachel from Rachel’s Reviews and I decided to review the 1990’s original Mortal Kombat and its sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Here is our review of the sequel!Continue Reading

  • ‘Monday’ (2020) | Movie Review

    Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos Writers: Rob Hayes, Argyris Papadimitropoulos Stars: Sebastian Stan, Denise Gough, Dominique Tipper Follow me on YouTube: Rating:Continue Reading

  • ‘Mortal Kombat (1995)’ | Movie Review w/ Rachel’s Reviews

    Director: Paul W.S. Anderson  Writers: Ed Boon, John Tobias  Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby To celebrate the upcoming release of Mortal Kombat this week, Rachel from Rachel’s Reviews and I decided to review the 1990’s original Mortal Kombat and its sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Here is our review of the original!Continue Reading

  • ‘In The Earth’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance’21

    Director: Ben Wheatley Writer: Ben Wheatley Stars: Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith, Hayley SquiresContinue Reading

  • ‘Seaspiracy’ (2021) | Movie Review

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  • ‘The Unholy’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Evan Spiliotopoulos Writers: Evan Spiliotopoulos, James Herbert  Stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cricket Brown, William Sadler ‘The Unholy’ involves the investigation and phenomenon surrounding a hearing impaired girl Alice (Cricket Brown) who is claiming to be able to communicate with the virgin Mary. This is sending shockwaves through the small town as AliceContinue Reading

  • ‘Concrete Cowboy’ (2020) | Movie Review | Netflix

    Director: Ricky Staub Writers: Ricky Staub, Dan Walser Stars: Idris Elba, Lorraine Toussaint, Caleb McLaughlin ‘Concrete Cowboy’ is a new film out on Netflix this weekend and stars ‘Stranger Things’ Caleb McLaughlin as Cole, a teenager dropped off at his father’s doorstep in Philadelphia. The father Harp, played by Idris Elba, is aContinue Reading

  • ‘Bad Trip’ (2020) | Movie Review | Netflix

    Director: Kitao Sakurai Writers: Eric André, Kitao Sakurai  Stars: Eric André, Michaela Conlin, Lil Rel Howery ‘Bad Trip’ is a new NEtflix comedy out now starring Eric André and Lil Rel Howery. Check out my video review down below!Continue Reading

  • ‘Nobody’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Ilya Naishuller Writer: Derek Kolstad Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen In ‘Nobody’, Bob Odenkirk plays a father whose house is burglarized by two people who he had the chance to stop but didn’t in front of his son. This sets off a chain of events from his family noContinue Reading

  • ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ (2021) | Movie Review | HBO Max

    Director: Adam Wingard Writers: Eric Pearson, Max Borenstein  Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall Who. Will. Win?! Godzilla or King Kong? Check out my video review below!Continue Reading

  • ‘Sound of Violence’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Alex Noyer Writer: Alex Noyer Stars: Lili Simmons, Hana Mae Lee, Jasmin Savoy Brown In ‘Sound of Violence’, Alexis, a sound engineer, helps an aspiring musician, Josh, win the drum machine of his dreams in a competition in a mall. She mentors him and helps him find his groove to composeContinue Reading

  • ‘Violet’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Justine Bateman Writer: Justine Bateman Stars: Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, Laura San Giacomo ‘Violet’ follows “Violet Morton,” a 32 year-old film executive who is living her life listening to this “Voice,” resulting in fear-based decisions. She has made these decisions to avoid potential “worst-case scenarios” in her romantic life, her familyContinue Reading

  • ‘We Are The Thousand’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Anita Rivaroli Writer: Anita Rivaroli Stars: Foo Fighters, Marco Sabiu, Fabio Zaffagnini ‘We are the Thousand’ is about the Rockin’1000, a group of Italian friends who became a global community bringing musicians from all around the world. It’s a story of how the largest band on the planet came to be:Continue Reading

  • ‘Alien on Stage’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Directors: Lucy Harvey, Danielle Kummer ‘Alien On Stage’ is a documentary about a unique crew of bus drivers from Dorset, whose amateur dramatics group decide to ditch doing another pantomime and try creating a serious adaptation of the sci-fi, horror film, Alien (1979). The show is a crushing flop but fateContinue Reading

  • ‘Best Summer Ever’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Directors: Michael Parks Randa, Lauren Smitelli Writers: Will Halby, Terra Mackintosh  Stars: Eric Carl Adams, Maya Albanese, Giulia Alexander ‘Best Summer Ever’ a new take on the beloved teen musical genre featuring eight original songs and a fully integrated cast and crew of people with and without disabilities. The cast comprises of actors andContinue Reading

  • ‘Witch Hunt’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Elle Callahan Writer: Elle Callahan Stars: Abigail Cowen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Gideon Adlon ‘Witch Hunt’ takes place in a modern America where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal. A sheltered teenager, Clair (Gideon Adlon), is in a family that helps to shelter these witches and assist and crossing the border. ClairContinue Reading

  • ‘Our Father’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Bradley Grant Smith Writer: Bradley Grant Smith Stars: Austin Pendleton, Tim Hopper, Brian King In ‘Our Father’, two estranged sisters Beta and Zenda, search of their mysterious Uncle named in their fathers will. The uncle, who may hold the key to their father’s suicide and their family’s unhappiness, has never beenContinue Reading

  • ‘Here Before’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Stacey Gregg Writer: Stacey Gregg Stars: Andrea Riseborough, Martin McCann, Jonjo O’Neill ‘Here Before’ stars Andrea Riseborough as a bereaved mother Laura that begins to question her life after new neighbors, a young girl about her child’s age and her parents, move in next door. This girl and Laura share a weirdContinue Reading

  • ‘Subjects of Desire’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Jennifer Holness Writer: Jennifer Holness Stars: Jully Black, Alexandra Germain, Brittany Lee Lewis ‘Subjects of Desire’ is a thought provoking documentary exploring the cultural shift in beauty standards towards embracing (or appropriating) Black aesthetics and features, deconstructing what we understand about race and the power behind beauty. The film follows a groupContinue Reading

  • ‘Broadcast Signal Intrusion’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Jacob Gentry Writers: Phil Drinkwater, Tim Woodall Stars: Chris Sullivan, Harry Shum Jr., Justin Welborn ‘Broadcast Signal Intrusion’ centers around a James, video archivist who unearths a series of sinister pirate broadcasts and becomes obsessed with uncovering the dark conspiracy behind them. These tapes, revolving around a hooded figure in a terrifyingContinue Reading

  • ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Stars: Demi Lovato, Matthew Scott Montgomery ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil ‘ is a telling of Demi Lovato’s 2018 relapse while filming a documentary about her new tour. Demi Lovato takes the footage of said documentary and adds that to this look inside what happened afterwards. This hard look at addictionContinue Reading

  • ‘Ludi’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Edson Jean Writers: Edson Jean, Joshua Jean-Baptiste Stars: Shein Mompremier, Patrice DeGraff-Arenas, Madelin Marchant ‘Ludi’ is a hardworking and exhausted nurse, battling coworkers, clients and one impatient bus driver to learn her self worth as she chases the American Dream in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. She is working as many shifts asContinue Reading

  • ‘The Oxy Kingpins’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Brendan Fitzgerald ‘The Oxy Kingpins’ follows the untold story of how a network of pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and retailers worked together to orchestrate and perpetuate the opioid crisis that has killed over half a million people in America. We look at how the pharmaceutical industry, medical industry, and prescriptionContinue Reading

  • ‘The Father’ (2020) | Movie Review

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  • ‘Hysterical’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Andrea Blaugrund Nevins Stars: Fortune Feimster, Iliza Shlesinger, Sherri Shepherd ‘Hysterical’ is centered around the women of stand-up comedy, and how the glass ceiling of female comedy is being broken by visionary comedic talent. Showcasing interviews from some of todays best female comics as well as the ones who paved theContinue Reading

  • ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ (2021) | Movie Review

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  • ‘Yes Day’ (2021) | Netflix Review

    Director: Miguel Arteta Writers: Justin Malen (screen story by), Justin Malen  Stars: Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramírez, Jenna OrtegaContinue Reading

  • ‘Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break’ (2021) | SXSW ’21 | Movie Review

    Director: Nick Gillespie Writers: Brook Driver, Nick Gillespie Stars: Katherine Parkinson, Kris Marshall, Craig Parkinson ‘Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break’ is about a weedy charity-shop worker Paul who is set on winning the big national talent show. But when the actions of 5 selfish people cause him to miss his audition, he setsContinue Reading

  • ‘Cherry’ (2021) | Apple TV+ | Movie Review

    Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Writers: Angela Russo-Otstot Stars: Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack ReynorContinue Reading

  • ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ | Disney + | Movie Review

    Directors: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada  Writers: Qui Nguyen  Stars: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma ChanContinue Reading

  • ‘The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run’ (2021) | Movie Review | Paramount +

    Director: Tim Hill Writers: Tim Hill  Stars: Tim Hill, Clancy Brown, Bill FagerbakkeContinue Reading

  • ‘The Mauritanian’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Kevin Macdonald Writers: Michael Bronner Stars: Tahar Rahim, Nezar Alderazi, Clayton Boyd, Benedict Cumberbatch,Continue Reading

  • ‘Framing Britney Spears’ (2021) | Hulu Documentary | Review

    Director: Samantha Stark Writer: Liz Day  Stars: Britney Spears, Liz Day, Felicia Culotta ‘Framing Britney Spears’ is a trending documentary that is free on YouTube to watch and is on Hulu. This is a look into her career and battle with the media, critics, and everything in between being the biggest popContinue Reading

  • ‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’ (2021) | Movie Review | Prime Video

    Director: Ian Samuels Writers: Lev Grossman  Stars: Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Jermaine Harris Check out my video review of ‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’ by watching below!Continue Reading

  • ‘I Care a Lot’ (2021) | Netflix Review

    Director: J Blakeson Writer: J Blakeson Stars: Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González ‘I Care A Lot’ is a new Netflix film about a crooked court-ordered caretaker Marla (Rosamund Pike) who runs a legal but disusting operation of mining resources of her elderly clients and keeping them in a nursing facility alsoContinue Reading

  • ‘Nomadland’ (2020) | Movie Review | Hulu

    Director: Chloé Zhao Writers: Jessica Bruder  Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May Frances McDormand plays Fern, a woman without a town after the recession took away all of the areas jobs and resources. She is forced to live in her van, taking seasonal employment at an Amazon warehouse and use thatContinue Reading

  • ‘Flora & Ulysses’ (2021) | Movie Review | Disney+

    Director: Lena Khan Writers: Brad Copeland (screenplay), Kate DiCamillo (novel) Stars: Matilda Lawler, John Kassir, Alyson Hannigan Let’s be honest here, this isn’t really a film for parents. This is a kids film about a young girl and a super-powered Squirrel who helps to repair her family and bring her parents back together in tryingContinue Reading

  • ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Josh Greenbaum Writers: Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig Stars: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ is the new comedy from Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo and is about two middle aged women taking a vacation to Vista Del Mar and having to stop a plotContinue Reading

  • ‘Music’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Sia Writers: Sia  Stars: Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., Maddie Ziegler There is a lot to say about this incredibly misguided and at times offensive film. But I cannot blame any of the actors or what performances they gave. This solely is the responsibility of Sia and her lack of beingContinue Reading

  • ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Kevin Lewis Writer: G.O. Parsons Stars: Emily Tosta, Beth Grant, Ric Reitz, Nicolas Cage ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ comes from Kevin Lewis, a seasoned director known for smaller projects but has been involved in Hollywood for the past decade. This stars Nicolas Cage as a silent, soda addicted man who after his carContinue Reading

  • ‘In & of Itself (2021) | Hulu Review

    Director: Frank Oz Writer: Derek DelGaudio Stars: Derek DelGaudio ‘In & of Itself’ is a unique experience to review. This is a stage show that was filmed for tv and executive produced by Stephen Colbert. The Audience takes a card from a wall of cards that read “I Am —”Continue Reading

  • ‘Mass’ (2021) | Sundance 2021 | Movie Review

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  • ‘Malcolm & Marie’ (2021) | Netflix Review

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  • ‘Passing’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Rebecca Hall Writers: Rebecca Hall, Nella Larsen (novel) Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Tessa Thompson, Bill CampContinue Reading

  • ‘Land’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Robin Wright Writers: Jesse Chatham, Erin Dignam Stars: Robin Wright, Kim Dickens, Demián Bichir Land is the directorial debut of Robin Wright and stars Robin Wright as ‘Edee’, a woman who travels into the wilderness of Wyoming after closing herself off from society after experiencing trauma. As she learns what life isContinue Reading

  • ‘Pleasure’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Ninja Thyberg Writers: Ninja Thyberg (screenplay by), Peter Modestij (co-writer) Stars: Sofia Kappel, Revika Anne Reustle, Kendra SpadContinue Reading

  • ‘Prisoners of the Ghostland’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

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  • ‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Marilyn Agrelo Writer: Michael Davis (based on the book by) Stars: Jim Henson, Jon Stone, Joan Ganz CooneyContinue Reading

  • ‘Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Questlove (as Ahmir-Khalib Thompson) Stars: Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Nina SimoneContinue Reading

  • ‘The Sparks Brothers’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Edgar Wright Stars: Ron Mael, Russell MaelContinue Reading

  • ‘Together Together’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Nikole Beckwith Writer: Nikole Beckwith Stars: Ed Helms, Patti Harrison, Fred MelamedContinue Reading

  • ‘Wild Indian’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. Writer: Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kate Bosworth, Jenna Leigh GreenContinue Reading

  • ‘Knocking’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Frida Kempff Writers: Emma Broström, Johan Theorin (novel) Stars: Ville Virtanen, Meliz Karlge, Albin Grenholm | See full cast & crew »Continue Reading

  • ‘On the Count of Three’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Jerrod Carmichael Writers: Ari Katcher (screenplay by), Ryan Welch (screenplay by) Stars: Christopher Abbott, Tiffany Haddish, Henry WinklerContinue Reading

  • ‘Marvelous and the Black Hole’ (2020) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Kate Tsang Writer: Kate Tsang Stars: Rhea Perlman, Lucy DeVito, Leonardo NamContinue Reading

  • ‘A Glitch In The Matrix’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Rodney Ascher Stars: Nick Bostrom, Joshua Cooke, Erik Davis ‘A Glitch in the Matrix’ is garbage. A documentary that attempts to explore the idea of Simulation Theory; or the theory that we are all living in a computer simulation and thus, are not real nor is anyone you interact with. ThisContinue Reading

  • ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Director: Shaka King Writers: Will Berson , Shaka King  Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse PlemonsContinue Reading

  • ‘Eight for Silver’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Sean Ellis Writer: Sean Ellis Stars: Kelly Reilly, Boyd Holbrook, Alistair PetrieContinue Reading

  • The 2021 78th Golden Globes Nominations (Full List)

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  • ‘How It Ends’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Directors: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Writers: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Stars: Olivia Wilde, Helen Hunt, Lamorne Morris If the world was going to end tomorrow, what would you do? For Liza (Zoe Lister-Jones) It’s staying in and getting high with her metaphysical younger self (Cailee Spaeny). But after running into a lost romantic partner,Continue Reading

  • ‘Cryptozoo’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Dash Shaw Writer: Dash Shaw  Stars: Lake Bell, Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman My first animated feature from this years Sundance, ‘Cryptozoo’ stars Lake Bell as a Cryptozookeeper Lauren Gray, dedicating her life to rescuing these human animal hybrids and providing a sanctuary in the form of a zoo. The zoo isContinue Reading

  • ‘Human Factors’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Ronny Trocker Writer: Ronny Trocker Stars: Mark Waschke, Spencer Bogaert, Hassan Akkouch My first international film for this season of Sundance, ‘Human Factors’ centers around a disheveled family who after a suspected home invasion are caused to look at the fragility of their relationships. The father Jan (Mark Waschke) works withContinue Reading

  • ‘Censor’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Director: Prano Bailey-Bond Writers: Prano Bailey-Bond, Anthony Fletcher Stars: Niamh Algar, Clare Holman, Michael Smiley First showing of Sundance Midnight comes from director Prano Bailey-Bond starring Niamh Algar as Enid, a censor in the 80’s during the time of U.K. hyper-violent horror films. After screening a film that feels eerily familiar to aContinue Reading

  • ‘Strawberry Mansion’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Directors: Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney Writers: Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney Stars: Reed Birney, Constance Shulman, Penny Fuller In the future, dreams are taxed and recorded by the government. A dream ‘auditor’ James Preble (Kentucker Audley) is sent to investigate an elderly woman’s dreams who have not been registered yet, thereby making them free. AsContinue Reading

  • ‘Coda’ (2021) | Movie Review | Sundance 2021

    Directed By: Sian Heder Written By: Sian Heder Starring: Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur Genre: Drama, Music Rated: Rated PG-13 for strong sexual content and language, and drug use Starting off my Sundance festival with ‘Coda’ starring Emilia Jones as Ruby Rossi, the only hearing member of an allContinue Reading

  • ‘The Little Things’ (2021) | HBO Max Review

    Director: John Lee Hancock Writer: John Lee Hancock Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto Joe Deacon (Denzel Washington) and Jim Baxter (Rami Malek) are two detectives investigating a possible serial killer spree that has a familiarity to Deacons past. Directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side, Saving Mr. Banks) dipsContinue Reading

  • ‘Herself’ (2020) | Amazon Prime Review

    Herself (2021) Director: Phyllida Lloyd Writers: Malcolm Campbell, Clare Dunne Stars: Molly McCann, Clare Dunne, Ruby Rose O’Hara If I made a list of overlooked films in 2020 that everyone must see, ‘Herself’ would land itself a spot easily. Focusing on Sandra (Clare Dunne), a mother of 2 leaving an abusive home inContinue Reading

  • ‘Pieces of a Woman’ (2021) | Netflix Review

    Pieces of a Woman (2021) Director: Kornél Mundruczó Writer: Kata Wéber Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Ellen Burstyn If we turn the sands of time back to ‘Hobbs & Shaw‘ Days, Vanessa Kirby starred as a pivotal character and ended up being the standout performance over even The Rock or Jason Statham.Continue Reading

  • ‘Shadow in the Cloud’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Shadow in the Cloud (R) Director: Roseanne Liang Writers: Max Landis, Roseanne Liang Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Beulah Koale ‘Shadow In The Cloud’ is one of the newest 2021 releases and is centered during WW2 in a similar world to ours, but one that includes enormous bats. Chloë Grace Moretz isContinue Reading

  • ‘Promising Young Woman’ (2020) | Movie Review

    ‘This revenge thriller holds a mirror to society in such an unflinching and unforgiving manner that nobody watching can escape, and I was completely floored by it. ‘Continue Reading

  • ‘Soul’ (2020) | Movie Review

    Soul (2020) Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers (co-director) Writers: Pete Docter, Mike Jones Stars: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton ‘Soul’ is directed by Pete Docter and Kemp Powers, centering around aspiring jazz musician Joe (Jamie Foxx). Joe is a middle aged temporary music teacher looking to finally have his big break. This break appearsContinue Reading

  • ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ (2020) | Movie Review

    Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Director: Patty Jenkins Writers: Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns  Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is the newest film coming from DC and Warner Brothers and is the sequel to 2017’s hit film ‘Wonder Woman‘. This takes place in the 1980’s, with the big hair, parachuteContinue Reading

  • ‘Black Bear’ (2020) | Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon | Movie Review

    Black Bear Director: Lawrence Michael Levine Writer: Lawrence Michael Levine Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon, Christopher Abbott ‘Black Bear’ revolves around a filmmaker and writer Allison (Aubrey Plaza), currently looking for inspiration on her next project. She’s planned to stay a few nights in a secluded part of the country, with aContinue Reading

  • ‘Freaky’ (2020) | Short & Sweet Movie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Christopher Landon Writers: Michael Kennedy, Christopher Landon Stars: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor As the year comes to a close, there are some movies still worth reviewing that I may have missed due to either scheduling issues or life getting in the way, as 2020 seems to be excellent at. OneContinue Reading

  • ‘Greenland’ (2020) | Film Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Greenland is a great disaster film that focuses on the human drama rather than the visual effects we have become so accustomed to seeing within these movies.Continue Reading

  • ‘Songbird’ (2020) Is an Anti-Maskers Wet Dream | Movie Review

    Director: Adam Mason Writers: Adam Mason, Simon Boyes Stars: K.J. Apa, Sofia Carson, Craig Robinson This is possibly going to be a rant review, so be it. ‘Songbird’ is set in the year 2024, where a pandemic has swept the globe and we see in different characters how the world has reacted toContinue Reading

  • ‘Sound of Metal’ (2020) | Riz Ahmed | Movie Review

    Director: Darius Marder Writers: Darius Marder (screenplay by), Derek Cianfrance (story by) | 2 more credits » Stars: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci Ruben (Riz Ahmed) is A drummer of an indie band with his girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke). They are a metal band and have live together in their tour van playing gigs when suddenly RubenContinue Reading

  • ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ (2020) Was A Whoosh | Movie Review | Emily Blunt, Jamie dornan

    Director: John Patrick Shanley Writers: John Patrick Shanley  Stars: Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Christopher Walken Available: VOD/Theaters Dec 11th ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ is an Irish love story about a farmers son Anthony (Jamie Dornan) and his neighbor Rosemary (Emily Blunt) that has been in love with him since he was little. TheContinue Reading

  • ‘Wolfwalkers’ (2020) | Apple TV+ | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Wolfwalkers has fantastic animation and offers an insight into Celtic lore that is both magical and emotional.Continue Reading

  • ‘The Prom’ Made Me Happy In 2020 | Movie Review

    Director: Ryan Murphy Writers: Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin Stars: Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Keegan-Michael Key Has 2020 dealt you a curveball in every month, day, minute of us enduring it? Need to break away from the crazy news cycle, endless bickering, and jump into a musical world? Well, ‘The Prom’Continue Reading

  • ‘Mank’ (2020) | Netflix Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: David Fincher Writer: Jack Fincher Stars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collin ‘Mank’ tells the story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) and his experience writing Orson Welle’s masterpiece ‘Citizen Kane’. I would assume if you are reading this review, you have seen of or heard the name ‘Citizen Kane’Continue Reading

  • ‘Ammonite’ (2020) delivers powerful performances from Kate Winslet & Saoirse Ronan | Review

    Director: Francis Lee Writer: Francis Lee Stars: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Jones Set in 1840’s England an acclaimed but underappreciated fossil hunter Mary Anning (Kate Winslet) is tasked by a fellow fossil hunter/collector Roderick Murchison (James McArdle) to go fossil hunting with him in the hopes of learning from her. RodericksContinue Reading

  • ‘Happiest Season’ (2020) | Hulu Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Clea DuVall Writers: Clea DuVall Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dan Levy, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie Here come the new holiday films of 2020! ‘Happiest Season’ stars Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis as a young couple who are on polar opposite ends when it comes to the holidays. When Harper (Mackenzie Davis) proposesContinue Reading

  • ‘Run’ (2020) | Hulu Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Aneesh Chaganty Writers: Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian Stars: Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen, Onalee Ames ‘Run’ stars Sarah Paulson as a parent struggling to raise her teenage daughter, played by Kiera Allen. The daughter was born with conditions that render her in a wheelchair and also force her to be homeschooled and SarahContinue Reading

  • ‘Dreamland’ (2020) | Margot Robbie | Movie Review

    Director: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte Writer: Nicolaas Zwart Stars: Margot Robbie, Finn Cole, Travis Fimmel, Garrett Hedlund Release Date: November 13th (In Theaters) The hunt is on for a wanted bank robber accused of murdering a young girl. One of the police officers step son Eugene (played by Finn Cole) decides to go onContinue Reading

  • ‘The Christmas Chronicles 2’ | Netflix Film Review | Patrick Beatty Reveiws

    The Christmas Chronicles 2 has a lot of heart and tries its best to wear that on its sleeve to help boost our spirits during 2020.Continue Reading

  • ‘Fatman’ (2020) | Mel Gibson Santa | Movie Review

    Directors: Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms Writers: Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms Stars: Walton Goggins, Mel Gibson, Marianne Jean-Baptiste When starting to consider the premise of ‘Fatman’, I immediately am called back to my youth watching ‘Scrooged’ with my family. In particular, the opening scene showcasing a mock advertisement for a film called ‘The Night TheContinue Reading

  • ‘I Am Greta’ (2020) | Hulu Documentary | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Nathan Grossman Writers: Olof Berglind (story editor), Peter Modestij (based on an idea and concept by) Stars: Malena Ernman, António Guterres, Arnold Schwarzenegger Release Date: Nov 13th via Hulu ‘I am Greta’ is a documentary about Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate activist known for protesting the inaction of her government when it comes toContinue Reading

  • ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Story’ (2020) | Netflix Review

    Director: David E. Talbert Writer: David E. Talbert Stars: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, Do you love holiday films? How about Musicals? If you have answered yes to either of these questions, then ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Story’ is the movie you MUST watch this Friday (Nov 13th). An imaginary worldContinue Reading

  • ‘Jungleland’ (2020) | Movie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Max Winkler Writers: Theodore Bressman, David Branson Smith Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Barden, Jack O’Connell Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell star as two brothers that are trying to change their circumstances by traveling across the country for a no holds barred bare-knuckle boxing tournament. Lion (O’Connell) has been training with his well-intentionedContinue Reading

  • ‘Satanico’ | Short Film Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    The simplicity of the locations and the low-budget special effects add plenty of creepy nuance to the story.Continue Reading

  • ‘Let Him Go’ (2020) | Film Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Let Him Go has heart in the beginning, but somewhere in the middle it loses its way, and comes out with a half-hearted way of saying “ta-da!” as it struggles to balance it’s inconsistent tone throughout the film.Continue Reading

  • ‘The Boys’ (Season 2) | Amazon Prime Video Series | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    The Boys Season 2 has strong performances with an atypical approach.Continue Reading

  • ‘His House’ | Netflix Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Remi Weekes Writers: Felicity Evans , Toby Venables  Stars: Bradley Banton, Mevis Birungi, Javier Botet A refugee couple from Sudan is given asylum in the U.K. where they have a second chance at a new life. The husband (Sope Dirisu) is insistent on moving away from the past and acclimating him and hisContinue Reading

  • ‘Holidate’ | Netflix Reviews | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: John Whitesell Writer: Tiffany Paulsen Stars: Emma Roberts, Kristin Chenoweth, Luke Bracey The time for holiday films is upon us, and Netflix is following suit of any big chain store and putting out their displays and content early with ‘Holidate’. Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays. TheyContinue Reading

  • ‘The Witches’ (2020) | HBO Max | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    The Witches tries to balance itself with both audiences in mind, but the outcome of that is a toxic potion with irreversible effects. Continue Reading

  • ‘On the Rocks’ (2020) | Apple TV+ | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Sofia Coppola Writer: Sofia Coppola Stars: Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, Marlon Wayans In ‘On The Rocks’ a young married mother of 2 is questioning whether her husband is being faithful to her, and enlists the help of her wealthy retired father to investigate and uncover the truth. The film, directed byContinue Reading

  • ‘The Lie’ | Horror Review | Amazon Studios

    Director: Veena Sud Writers: Veena Sud (written for the screen by), Marcus Seibert (based on the film “Wir Monster” written by) | 1 more credit » Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos, Joey King When a father and daughter are driving to dance camp, they the daughter’s friend on the side of the road. After offering to give herContinue Reading

  • ‘A Babysitters Guide to Monster Hunting’ | Netflix Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Rachel Talalay Writers: Joe Ballarini (screenplay by), Joe Ballarini (based on the book by) Stars: Tom Felton, Indya Moore, Oona Laurence When it comes to babysitting, Kelly Ferguson is a pro, but when the boogyman himself kidnaps the child Kelly was meant to watch during his parents Halloween party, She will need to enlistContinue Reading

  • ‘Nocturne’ (2020) | Horror review | Amazon Studios

    Director: Zu Quirke Writer: Zu Quirke Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Jacques Colimon, Ji Eun Hwang What does a persistent desire to be the best mixed with a demonic deal have in store for the person willing to do whatever is necessary to be number 1? For Juliet, wanting to stand out in theContinue Reading

  • ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ | Netflix Movie Review

    In 1969, seven people were charged by the federal government with conspiracy and more, arising from the protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Rating: R (Language Throughout|Drug Use|Bloody Images|Some Violence) Genre: drama, history Original Language: English Director: Aaron Sorkin Producer: Stuart M. Besser Writer: Aaron Sorkin ReleaseContinue Reading

  • ‘Black Box’ (2020) | Amazon Prime Video | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Through its entire runtime, Black Box attempts to build toward a third act reveal that should, hypothetically, leave our jaws on the floor in awe.Continue Reading

  • ‘Totally Under control’ | Documentary Review

    Directors: Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan ‘Totally Under Control’ is a documentary filmed during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and centers around the U.S. and it’s response to the outbreak. Using specialized safety techniques and a rigged ‘COVID Cam’ , this documentary crew interviews scientific health experts in search of the complicatedContinue Reading

  • ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ (2020) | Netflix Series | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    The Haunting of Bly Manor is a slow burn gothic romance with elements of horror making for an emotional payoff, albeit not as tolling as it could have been.Continue Reading

  • ‘Hubie Halloween’ | Netflix review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Steven Brill Writers: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Julie Bowen ‘Hubie Halloween’ is the new Adam Sandler Netflix comedy that centers around ‘Hubie Dubois’, the town fool mocked by kids and adults alike due to his distinct voice and gadget-weilding thermos. It’s Halloween, and there’sContinue Reading

  • ‘Vampires Vs. The Bronx’ | Netflix Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Director: Osmany Rodriguez (as Oz Rodriguez) Writers: Osmany Rodriguez, Blaise Hemingway Stars: Jaden Michael, Gerald Jones III, Gregory Diaz IV Vampires are taking over the Bronx through gentrification, and three friends from the bodega will have to stop the bloodsuckers from taking over the town and running out local familiesContinue Reading

  • ‘Possessor’ (2020) | Horror Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Directed By: Brandon CronenbergWritten By: Brandon CronenbergIn Theaters: Oct 2, 2020  LimitedRuntime: 103 minutesStudio: NEON Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh Debuting at Sundance this past year, ‘Possessor’ is directed by Brandon Cronenberg and takes place in a techno-dream like Toronto in 2008. The opening of this filmContinue Reading

  • ‘Scare Me’ (2020) | Horror Review | Shudder

    Director: Josh Ruben Writer: Josh Ruben Stars: Aya Cash, Rebecca Drysdale, Chris Redd Release Date‎: ‎1 October 2020 (USA) Via Shudder.com Two writers self isolating in the woods meet each other after a power outage and tell scary stories all night. One author, played by ‘The Boys’ Aya Cash, isContinue Reading

  • ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ (2020) | Netflix review | Documentary

    Director: Kirsten Johnson Writers: Nels Bangerter, Kirsten Johnson Stars: Ana Hoffman, Dick Johnson, Kirsten Johnson Released: Oct 2nd, 2020 ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ is a documentary made about the end of Dick Johnsons life, as told by his daughter Kirsten Johnson. This documentary covers an experience that is incredibly personalContinue Reading

  • ‘The Social Dilemma’ (2020) | Netflix Film Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    The Social Dilemma offers us a solution, but are we going to wake up and realize we have more potential than an algorithm whose only aim is to keep you addicted and engrossed? That’s what makes The Social Dilemma worth watching and discussing. There are conversations that are of deep value embedded in this film.Continue Reading

  • ‘The Devil All The Time’ (2020) | Netflix review | Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson

    When you think of faith and God in American culture, you can spend days dissecting the different facets of how faith as a medium is used either for individual/societal goodness or cruelty. ‘The Devil All The Time’ is “Based on the novel by Donald Ray Pollock, and is set inContinue Reading

  • ‘Mulan’ (2020) | Movie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Disney has been evolving their animated catalog to live-action films for almost a decade now. There have been wins such as ‘The Jungle Book’, a lot of decent adaptations such as ‘Aladdin’, ‘Beauty & The Beast’ or ‘Cinderella’, and misfires like ‘Dumbo’ or ‘The Lion King’. We now have aContinue Reading

  • ‘Love Spell’ (2020) | Indie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    ‘Love Spell’ revolves around a married couple who are haunted by artifacts once owned by a King and Queen.Continue Reading

  • ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ (2020) | Netflix Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    I’m Thinking of Ending Things is as frustrating as it is lifeless.Continue Reading

  • ‘Polygamy Gone Wrong’ (2020) | Indie Review | Patrick Beatty Reviews

    Polygamy Gone Wrong is a short, visceral arthouse horror film, which centers around a group of polygamist wives who have to endure horrific abuse from their husband until they finally decide to take matters into their own hands. The film is shot in black and white and offers us a grittyContinue Reading

  • ‘Tenet’ Is an achievement in action film making, but lacks emotion and meaning in its story | Movie Review

    When it was revealed that Christopher Nolan was refusing to not have the film Tenet be released only in theaters, I had hope it was because he knew there was something about his newest film that would be missed by an at home release. ‘Tenet’ is starring John David WashingtonContinue Reading

  • ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ (2020) | A Most Excellent conclusion | Movie Review

    How’s it goin, Gaggle of Geeks?! I am Patrick S. Preston Esquire Theadore Logan, and I’m here to pontificate about a most bodacious movie. Bill and Ted have lived in my heart, and my dvd bookcase for most of my life. I grew up watching Excellent Adventure, a cheeky andContinue Reading

  • ‘Sputnik’ (2020) | Movie Review |Patrick Beatty Reviews

      A doctor specializing in neurobehavioral science is sent to a remote facility, to study the sole survivor of  a space mission that went horribly wrong. Little does she or the astronaut know, that he didn’t return home alone. Director Egor Abramenko delivers a suspenseful and gorrific thriller that wasContinue Reading

  • ‘Tesla’ (2020) | Movie Review | Ethan Hawke

    What do the history books say about Nikola Tesla? I would venture a guess that most U.S. textbooks tend to sway in the direction of Thomas Edison, the father of what is now our electric system. Tesla himself an employee of Edison’s revolutionized and might have ultimately changed the worldContinue Reading

  • ‘Project Power’ (2020) |Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Movie Review

    In a world where taking a pill can grant you 5 minutes of superpowers, fighting crime has never been more difficult to do. Frank (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has resorted to working with a local drug dealer and aspiring rapper Robin (played by Dominique Fishback) to level the playing field.Continue Reading

  • ‘An American Pickle’ (2020) | HBO Max Review | Seth Rogan

    Herschel Greenbaum is a struggling ditch digger from Shtetl who, after falling in love and wanting a better life for his family, decides to find a better life in America. While working at his new job at a pickle factory, Herschel falls unnoticed into a vat of brine, perfectly preservingContinue Reading

  • The Vast of Night (2019) | Film Review | Amazon Prime

    For being a low-budget feature film, it tackles the science-fiction genre pretty seamlessly and only elevates the expectation bar even higher for independent filmmakers alike.Continue Reading

  • ‘Encanto’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Charise Castro Smith Written By: Jared Bush, Charise Castro Smith, Lin-Manuel Miranda Starring: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy Rated PG for some thematic elements and mild peril. Check out my review of ‘Encanto’ with Gabriele from Film PosersContinue Reading

  • ‘Last Night In Soho’ (2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Edgar Wright Written By: Edgar Wright, Krysty Wilson-Cairns Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery Rated: R for bloody violence, sexual content, language, brief drug material and brief graphic nudity. Watch Patricks review of ‘Last Night in Soho’ by clicking the videos below!Continue Reading

  • ‘The Addams Family 2’ ( 2021) | Movie Review

    Directed By: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Written By: Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, Ben Queen Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Rated: PG for macabre and rude humor, violence and language ‘The Addams Family 2’ sends them on a road trip where Gomez attempts toContinue Reading

  • ‘He’s All That’ (2021) | Netflix Review

    Directed By: Mark Waters Written By: R. Lee Fleming Jr. Starring: Addison Rae, Tanner Buchanan, Madison Pettis Genre: Comedy, Romance Rated: TV-MA  for strong sexual content and language, and drug use. Check out my full review by playing the video below!Continue Reading