Reviews of movies and television programs
An exceedingly quirky buddy comedy starting Kristin Wiig and Annie Mumolo as Barb & Star, two quirky Midwesterners on vacation at a Floridian resort. Jamie Dornan surprises as the heartbroken agent of evil mastermind Sharon Fisherman (also Wiig). Funny more often than not, with several bizarre cameos. Mildly recommended. Continue reading Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar
A diverting sideshow attraction from from Guillermo Del Toro that entertains with style and a colorful cast of supporting actors. Cooper’s lead performance leaves a hole at the center that nearly capsizes the entire enterprise, though. Continue reading Nightmare Alley
An endurance test in the guise of a movie, The Power of the Dog features Benedict Cumberbatch as a mean rancher who takes his personal misery out on others. Jane Campion fans will eat it up, while others will be left waiting for a payoff that comes abruptly and too late to make it worthwhile. Continue reading The Power of the Dog
My extended analysis of: Last Night in Soho Continue reading Last Night in Soho (Extended Take)
A love letter to Sixties London that dovetails into a psychological horror. McKenzie and Taylor-Joy are great, and Edgar Wright’s direction holds interest in spite the chaos that follows a great opening act. Mildly recommended. Continue reading Last Night in Soho (Quick Take)
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