“The Big Sick” is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years

“The Big Sick” is directed by Michael Showalter and stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano.  The film is based on the true story of how Kumail met his real life wife, Emily Gordon, and the struggles that they both faced regarding Kumail’s family and Emily’s sudden illness that put her into … More “The Big Sick” is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years

“Fifty Shades Darker”: An Improved, But Lackluster Sequel

“Fifty Shades Darker” is directed by James Foley and stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Eric Johnson.  The film is the second in the “Fifty Shades” trilogy that is based on the books by E.L. James, and is about the continuing struggle for Anastasia to get close to Christian, as she now must not only … More “Fifty Shades Darker”: An Improved, But Lackluster Sequel

“La La Land”: Energetic, Exciting, and Electrifying

“La La Land” is written and directed by Damien Chazelle and stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.  The film is about an aspiring actress who keeps running into a jazz pianist, and the two fall for each other as they attempt to follow their dreams in the city of Los Angeles. Damien Chazelle made one … More “La La Land”: Energetic, Exciting, and Electrifying