Posts tagged "Movie Reviews"

Joy Ride is a documentary/performance film directed by Bobcat Goldthwait.  A perilous car accident doesn’t stop Mr. Goldthwait and his friend, comedian Dana Gould, from continuing their stand-up tour!  The film alternates between clips of the two men killing it on-stage during th

The King’s Man tells the story of how the Kingsmen — the “independent intelligence service” seen in 2014’s Kingsman: The Secret Service and 2017’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle — came to be.  It’s 1914, and the world stands on the brink o

Licorice Pizza, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, The Master, Inherent Vice), is set in 1973 in the San Fernando Valley.  When the film opens, we see a line of kids waiting to take their school picture.  Among them is 15 year-old Gary Valentine, a confiden

Amazingly, Ridley Scott directed two films that were released in 2021: The Last Duel (which I think is a very strong film that was improperly ignored upon its release) and House of Gucci.  I missed House of Gucci in theaters when it was first released, so I’m thrilled to have c

Belfast, written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, is set in the titular city during 1969.  Based on Mr. Branagh’s own childhood, the film focuses on the experience of a nine-year old boy during “the Troubles” (the violence in Ireland that lasted from the 1960’

In the new animated DC universe movie, Catwoman: Hunted, Selina Kyle steals a priceless gem from the criminal organization called Leviathan.  As Leviathan tries to hunt Catwoman down to take revenge, Selina winds up teaming up with Batwoman, Julia Pennyworth, and King Faraday, who ar

The Tender Bar is an adaptation of novelist & journalist J. R. Moehringer’s 2005 memoir.  The film chronicles the coming of age of young JR, growing up on Long Island in the seventies.  When his parents split up, JR and his mom move back in with his mom’s parents on