‘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

‘Office Christmas Party’ Review

Directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck Written by Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore and Timothy Dowling Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Vanessa Bayer, Courtney B. Vance, Rob Corddry, Sam Richardson, Randall Park, Kate McKinnon and Jennifer Aniston ☆☆☆ “Office Christmas Party” is the type … More ‘Office Christmas Party’ Review

‘Rogue One’ Review

Directed by Gareth Edwards Written by Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, John Knoll and Gary Whitta Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker and James Earl Jones ★★☆ With “Rogue One” the “Star Wars” franchise expands from a saga to a something along the … More ‘Rogue One’ Review

‘Moana’ Review

Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements Written by Jared Bush, Ron Clements, John Musker, Chris Williams, Don Hall, Pamela Ribon, Aaron Kandel and Jordan Kandell Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger and Alan Tudyk  ★★★  With their 56th animated feature film “Moana,” Walt Disney proves that they … More ‘Moana’ Review