“The Post” is Exhilarating and Brilliantly Acted

“The Post” is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, and Bob Odenkirk. The film is about the true story of the Washington Post, and the battle between the publisher, the editor, and the US government on whether or not to run a story against a series of presidents who covered up … More “The Post” is Exhilarating and Brilliantly Acted

“I, Tonya” is Frantic, Exciting, and Absolutely Brilliant

“I, Tonya” is directed by Craig Gillespie and stars Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, and Paul Walter Hauser. The movie is based on the life story of Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding and her rough upbringing in a usually high-class sport, which inevitably led to the brutal incident involving Nancy Kerrigan right before the … More “I, Tonya” is Frantic, Exciting, and Absolutely Brilliant

“The Greatest Showman” is Joyful, but Undemanding Entertainment

“The Greatest Showman” is directed by Michael Gracey and stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, and Rebecca Ferguson. The movie is based on the true story of P.T. Barnum and how he turned his poverty into success from the idea of making the most unique people in the world into a spectacle. I … More “The Greatest Showman” is Joyful, but Undemanding Entertainment

“The Disaster Artist” is a Near Perfect Homage to the Best Worst Movie Ever Made

Oh, hai Mark. “The Disaster Artist” is directed by James Franco and stars Franco, as well as Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Ari Graynor, and Josh Hutcherson. The film is based on the book of the same name, which is based on the cult classic “best worst movie ever made,” 2003’s “The Room,” and is about … More “The Disaster Artist” is a Near Perfect Homage to the Best Worst Movie Ever Made

“Battle of the Sexes”: Carell and Stone Heighten a Mediocre Film

“Battle of the Sexes” is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and stars Emma Stone, Steve Carell, and Andrea Riseborough.  The film is based on the true story of the tennis match that took place in 1973 against the woman’s tennis number one player, Billie Jean King, and 55-year-old ex-champion, Bobby Riggs. This was … More “Battle of the Sexes”: Carell and Stone Heighten a Mediocre Film