Writer’s block. Befalls the most prolific of writers…unless you’re Tom Clancy. At one point, author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) was one of the world’s best writers, losing herself for decades in her research and published material of stars from yesteryear. Unfortunately, as the calendar has turned to the late 80’s and early 90’s, interest in these […]Read More Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sell them funky drugs, white boy. When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life. When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life. The Wersche family, a combination of uneducated and dysfunctional, is in deep poverty in the pressure cooker of Detroit. Mother Wersche […]Read More White Boy Rick
Adrift at sea? A bad place to be. The 23-year-old Tami (Shailene Woodley), is an adventurer at heart. She’s left her San Diego home in an effort to explore the world, yet she doesn’t know how. Huge ambitions, but no waypoint to follow. That all changes when she’s introduced to Richard (Sam Claflin), an older […]Read More Adrift
Stuff is only illegal if you get caught doing it. Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) makes his living as a TWA pilot in the late 1970’s, raising a family along with wife, Lucy (Sarah Wright) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Always something of a free spirit, Barry’s one of the best in the world but deep down […]Read More American Made
“The eyes are the windows of the soul.” Emotion can be conveyed in a multitude of ways, but it always seems to be the eyes that are recognized first. Big Eyes tells the true story of American artist Margaret Ulbrich (Amy Adams), who in 1958 leaves her husband and decides to start life anew with her […]Read More Big Eyes: Movie Man Jackson
“I’m lonelier in my real life than I am out here.” The great outdoors is loaded with a lot of peril in every step, but it is also loaded with the potential for finding yourself in the process. Wild is the story of Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon), who goes on a three-month trek totaling over […]Read More Wild: Movie Man Jackson
I’m the captain now. Survival at sea is the name of the game in “Captain Phillips,” based on the true story of the 2009 ship hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, obviously captained by Richard Phillips. The captain is tasked with getting the ship to Kenya, but in order to do so, he must make his […]Read More Captain Phillips: Movie Man Jackson