Gringo: Movie Man Jackson

Do the right thing and play by the rules. This is the paraphrased mantra coming from his father that Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) has lived by. The Nigerian immigrant has set up shop in Chicago, married to Bonnie (Thandie Newton) and working for a pharmaceutical company called Promethium. It is run by his arrogant college […]

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Love, Simon: Movie Man Jackson

Simon says to love oneself. High school senior Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) lives a great life by his own admission. He has the care of a wonderful father (Josh Duhamel), mother (Jennifer Garner), and sister Nora (Talitha Eliana Bateman). His friends are always there for him as well, be it his longest tenured ones in […]

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Game Night: Movie Man Jackson

You think it’s a game?! Game Night isn’t just a night for Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams), it is a religion; a way of life if you will. The two met during trivia in college and have been inseparable ever since. They make a great team, hosting game night once a week with neighborhood […]

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Downsizing: Movie Man Jackson

Less mass, fatter cash. Obviously, there’s more to the process scientists have developed known as Downsizing, an optional yet irreversible decision people can choose to make themselves roughly 1/200th of the size they currently are. Essentially, five inches. Since its introduction five years ago, waste has been reduced, and resources go a longer way than ever before. The […]

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Father Figures: Movie Man Jackson

Daddy wasn’t there to take them to the fair or change their underwear. Brothers Peter and Kyle Reynolds (Ed Helms, Owen Wilson), have long believed their father to have died of cancer, never knowing him. He’s become somewhat of a mythical figure to Peter, who’s dedicated his professional life to him, becoming a proctologist just […]

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Lady Bird: Movie Man Jackson

Lady Bird, sounds like a classic 1950’s jazz album. Spoiler: It’s not, but it is the nickname that Sacramento high school senior Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) wishes to go by. She’s the artistic, headstrong, and independent type. Her personality often gets her into clashes with her mother, Marion (Laurie Metcalf), who only wants Christine to be […]

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I Love You, Daddy: Movie Man Jackson

Art imitates life. TV writer and producer Glen Topher (Louis C.K.) has amassed much fame and fortune during his career. This success has come with a cost to his personal life, losing relationships with his ex-wife, Aura (Helen Hunt), and his girlfriend, Maggie (Pamela Adlon). He shares an enabling relationship with his seventeen-year-old daughter, China […]

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Daddy’s Home 2: Movie Man Jackson

The dads are back in town. After going to war over who would be the rightful dad to Dusty’s (Mark Wahlberg) kids, stepfather Brad (Will Ferrell) and biological father Dusty have reached an understanding and one could even call them friends. There’s a clear understanding of schedules and needs, and everything’s working out, aside from […]

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