Category: Drama

Review: the Accountant

      The Accountant is the best film I have seen in a very long time. This crime drama is about puzzles.  The puzzles of our youth, our families and of how to make meaningful personal connections.  If this does not seem to jibe with the action-oriented view you see from the trailer, well […]

Review: Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar! is the story about a man struggling with his job and thus his life. In this latest film by the Coen Brothers Eddie Mannix is an executive at Capitol Pictures.  He is the head of production and spends his days and nights finding creative ways to fix problems his actors create. […]

Review: Creed

    Even though we did have the film Rocky Balboa in 2006, the new film, Creed is the Rocky for the new millennium. Adonis Johnson is the illegitimate son of Apollo Creed and has never know his father because his father died before he was born (see Rocky IV, 1985). In Creed we have […]

Review: The Walk

    The 2008 Oscar winner for the Best Documentary (Feature) was Man on Wire by James Marsh. This was the story of Philippe Petit’s daring and illegal work on a high wire strung between the Twin Towers in New York. This documentary tells the riveting tale of a man driven to pull off what […]

Review: Entourage

  The boys are back! I loved the HBO series Entourage (2004-2011), and was looking forward to the Entourage film. If you are also a fan of the series you will enjoy this film, just not as much as you might have hoped. But, let’s start with the positives. First, everyone is back! Vinnie, E, […]

Review of: The Gunman

The Gunman

  The Gunman has some serious talent behind it. Sean Penn is the star and a producer. Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone, Indris Elba and Mark Rylance are powerful supporting player. And the director, Pierre Morel, made my favorite action movie Taken. So why is it that I didn’t like this film as much as I […]

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