As Guillermo del Toro’s film Nightmare Alley opens, we see images of a man apparently hiding a corpse underneath the floorboards and then burning down the isolated house as he walks away.  It’s 1939, and that man, Stan (played by Bradley Cooper) winds up finding work in a

The beautiful, sweet film CODA was written and directed by Sian Heder (based on the French film La Famille Bélier).  The CODA of the title — a Child of Deaf Adults — is Ruby Rossi, a high school student living in the town of Gloucester, Massachusetts.  Ruby is the only

In the new Pixar film Turning Red, we meet Meilin Lee, a 13 year old Chinese-Canadian girl, living in Toronto in 2002.  Mei is extremely close with her mother and has a tight group of friends at school.  She’s an overachiever, and she works hard to make her family — espe

In The Batman, writer/director Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) brings us a new cinematic version of Batman.  In this new version, Bruce Wayne has only been operating as Batman for about two years, but he’s already feeling that he’s getting nowher

Here’s an exciting teaser for the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+: I love the music choices in that!  Will this show be any good?  I have no idea, but I’m excited to finally see Ewan McGreggor back in this role, after so many years of rumors. It’s sort of

Together Together was written and directed by Nikole Beckwith.  The film tells the story of the unlikely bond that develops between two people, Matt (Ed Helms) and Anna (Patti Harrison).  Matt is a lonely forty-something app developer who has decided he wants to have a child, even t

The film Finch is set some time in the future.  A massive solar flare, combined with other environmental catastrophes, has mostly wiped out mankind.  Tom Hanks plays Finch, an engineer who has survived with his dog Goodyear by living mostly in the sheltered, underground lab of the c

Peacemaker was one of the most enjoyable surprises to come down the road in quite some time!  I was not expecting to fall as head-over-heels in love with this show as I did!  Writer/director James Gunn has crafted a beautiful and ferociously entertaining show.  It’s absolutel