“Ant-Man and the Wasp” is a Fun Sequel: Plain and Simple

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” was directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas and Michael Pena. The film takes place before the events of “Avengers: Infinity War” and is about Scott Lang (Rudd) teaming back up with Hank Pym and his daughter in order to attempt to bring back their mother, … More “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is a Fun Sequel: Plain and Simple

“Scorpion” is Drake at His Most Boring and Most Excruciating

“Scorpion” is the fifth studio album from Toronto rapper and singer, Drake. This is his first album since his 2016 release, “More Life,” and features 25 songs in a double-album format, with guests including JAY-Z, Ty Dolla $ign and the late Michael Jackson. Drake is one of the biggest names in the music industry, and … More “Scorpion” is Drake at His Most Boring and Most Excruciating

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is a Stunning Documentary on a Stunning Human Being

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” was directed by Morgan Neville and is about the life of Mister Fred Rogers, a children’s show host who used strong real-life themes to get messages to kids, and made sure to treat every child as if they were special in their own right. Though I never truly watched his … More “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is a Stunning Documentary on a Stunning Human Being

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is a Stinkpile Wrapped in Great Effects

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” was directed by J.A. Bayona and stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall and Justice Smith. The film is the fifth in the “Jurassic Park” franchise and is about Owen and Claire returning to the island in an effort to save the dinosaurs from an erupting volcano, and how that … More “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is a Stinkpile Wrapped in Great Effects

“EVERYTHING IS LOVE” has Highlights, but Never Hits as Hard as it Should

“EVERYTHING IS LOVE” is the first album from THE CARTERS, the name for the collaboration between JAY-Z and Beyonce. This is a nine-song, 38-minute album that dropped out of nowhere on Tidal, and it featured a visual along with it that is not involved in this review. Jay and Beyonce are two of the biggest … More “EVERYTHING IS LOVE” has Highlights, but Never Hits as Hard as it Should

“First Reformed” is an Intense Film Held Together by Ethan Hawke’s Performance

“First Reformed” was written and directed by Paul Schrader and stars Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried and Cedric Kyles, aka Cedric the Entertainer. The film is about a pastor of a historic church that is faced with inner conflict once he meets with a woman’s husband struggling with his own demons. This is an A24 film, … More “First Reformed” is an Intense Film Held Together by Ethan Hawke’s Performance