‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017) Review

Directed by Bill Condon Written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson ★★★ Walt Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has a special place in my heart because it was released the day … More ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017) Review

‘Logan’ Review

Directed by James Mangold Written by Scott Frank, James Mangold and Michael Green Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant and Dafne Keen ★★★ After almost two decades Hugh Jackman is ready to hang up the claws and walk a from the role (and franchise) that made him a star. … More ‘Logan’ Review

‘Fences’ Review

Directed by Denzel Washington Written by August Wilson Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sidney ★★☆ “Fences” a film adaption of August Wilson’s play of the same name directed by Denzel Washington. Washington also stars in the film with Viola Davis, reprising their roles from … More ‘Fences’ Review

‘Why Him?’ Review

Directed by John Hamburg Written by John Hamburg, Ian Helfer and Jonah Hill Starring: James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck and Keegan-Michael Key ☆☆☆ As a film critic, I try and see everything I can. As an amateur film critic, I try and avoid things that have the smell of a … More ‘Why Him?’ Review

‘Jackie’ Review

Directed by Pablo Larraín Written by Noah Oppenheim Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt and Caspar Phillipson ★★★ It is an iconic event in American history, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, dramatized and chronicled to the Nth degree, so why do it again? The answer, in short, is … More ‘Jackie’ Review

‘Sing’ Review

Directed by Garth Jennings Written by Garth Jennings Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Tori Kelly, Taron Egerton and Nick Kroll ☆☆☆ “Sing” the latest animated offering from Illumination Entertainment – responsible for the Minions – is the worst kind musical: a jukebox musical. It’s also the worst kind … More ‘Sing’ Review