“Murder on the Orient Express” is a Well-Performed Dud

“Murder on the Orient Express” is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Branagh, as well as Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, and Penélope Cruz. The film is based on the novel by Agatha Christie, as well as the 1974 film of the same name and is about a train ride that turns … More “Murder on the Orient Express” is a Well-Performed Dud

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a Stunning Mix of Comedy and Heartbreak

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” or, as I will be calling it for the rest of the review to avoid the overly long name, “Three Billboards” is written and directed by Martin McDonagh and stars Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Caleb Landry Jones, and Lucas Hedges, and is about a mother that puts up, … More “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a Stunning Mix of Comedy and Heartbreak

“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is Brilliantly Bizarre

“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, and Sunny Suljic. The film is about a surgeon and his family whose life goes into a major downward spiral after a certain teenage boy begins to involve himself more and more in their … More “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is Brilliantly Bizarre

“Thor: Ragnarok” is One of Marvel’s Best

“Thor: Ragnarok” is directed by Taika Waititi and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, and Tessa Thompson.  This the third film in Thor’s run of solo movies and is about Thor leaving Asgard after the evil Hela threatens to take it over, and from there Thor must survive on a very strange … More “Thor: Ragnarok” is One of Marvel’s Best

“Jigsaw” Brings the Thrills But Falls Apart Late

“Jigsaw” is directed by Michael and Peter Spierig and stars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, and Clé Bennett.  The film is the eight in the “Saw” franchise which began all the way back in 2004 and is about, just like every movie before it, a mystery killer who appears to … More “Jigsaw” Brings the Thrills But Falls Apart Late