The great director Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, No Sudden Move, was recently released on HBO Max. The film stars Don Cheadle as Curt Goynes, a man just released from prison. Needing cash, he takes a job along with another criminal named Ronald Russo (Benicio del Toro).
The Marvel Cinematic Universe movies have finally returned, after their longest hiatus since the earliest days of the MCU, with Black Widow! I have not yet ventured back into a movie theater, but I was delighted to be able to watch Black Widow on Disney+. Marvel’s Phase 4 wa
In Stranger Things season three, we rejoin the kids (and a few heroic adults) of Hawkins, IL in the summer of 1985. The kids are enjoying summer and the brand new Starcourt Mall that’s been built in their town. Mike and Eleven are a couple and are inseparable (to the frustr
Like most everybody else, I quite enjoyed the first season of the Duffer Brothers’ Stranger Things last year. (Click here for my review.) But while I enjoyed that first eight-episode installment, by the end of it I wasn’t sure the show could sustain a multi-season run.
Stranger Things, created by the Duffer Brothers, is an eight-episode Netflix mini-series. Set in Indiana in 1983, the story begins with the disappearance of twelve-year-old boy, Will Byers, in mysterious and possibly supernatural circumstances. Will’s three best friends Mike
Black Mass tells the story of Jimmy “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston crime boss who, for twenty years, was allowed to operate and consolidate power in Boston by the local branch of the FBI because of Bulger’s secret role as an FBI informant, helping the FBI work against t
I have enormous respect for the talent and skill of Aaron Sorkin. He has written the screenplay for some of my very favorite movies (A Few Good Men tops the list, but I also love The Social Network, Charlie Wilson’s War, Moneyball, and many others), and he is responsible for t
The two-hour finale of The Newsroom season two, “Election Night” Parts I & II, were in my opinion probably as good as the show has ever been in its two short seasons on HBO (ten episodes in season one, only nine in season two). This is good news and bad, as on the on
With Skyfall almost upon us, I’ve re-watched Daniel Craig’s two previous James Bond installments: 2006’s Casino Royale (click here for my review), and now Quantum of Solace. (You can click here to read my original review of the film from when it was released back in