‘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

Prediticons for the 89th Academy Awards

It is that time of year again, time for the annual Academy Awards. That means it is also time to make some Oscar predictions.  For the sake of brevity, I will only cover the major categories. Best Picture: Nominees                       Prediction                   Should Win                     Upset                                 “Arrival”                         “La La Land”                “La La Land”               “Moonlight” “Fences” “Hacksaw Ridge” … More Prediticons for the 89th Academy Awards

‘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

‘Doctor Strange’ Review

Directed by Scott Derrickson Written by Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton ★★☆   “Doctor Strange” is Marvel’s strange (pun obviously intended) cocktail of psychedelia and superheroes, and like a Jack and Coke … More ‘Doctor Strange’ Review

‘Sing Street’ Review

Directed by John Carney Written by John Carney Starring: Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Kelly Thornton, and Ferdia Walsh-Peelo ★★★ “Sing Street” is John Carney’s coming-of-age story told through a sweet love story and a bitching 1980’s soundtrack – everything from Motorhead to Duran Duran, how often are Motorhead and Duran … More ‘Sing Street’ Review