The Grinch

Even the smallest of hearts can one day be enlarged. Unless, you’re The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch). Mr. Grinch is the resident downer of Whoville, literally living to be the thorniest thorn in the city as a result of childhood trauma. Crazy thing is, despite his gruff demeanor and propensity to make life difficult for everyone, […]

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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 […]

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Mid90s

Come as you are. It’s the Mid90s, and 13-year old Stevie (Sunny Suljic) is just trying to find his way in the summertime. Life’s a bitch in urban California, where he, his newly adult brother, Ian (Lucas Hedges), and mother, Dabney (Katherine Waterson) reside. Navigating adolescence is never easy, but with the constant physical and […]

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Death, taxes, and Disney live adapting old childhood stories. It’s Christmas time, and Clara (Mackenzie Foy) holds a heavy heart. The holiday simply isn’t the same without the presence of her late mother, a famed inventor. Before her passing, she left each one of her kids a gift. For Clara, that gift happens to be […]

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Venom

They ain’t gonna know what hit ’em! In San Francisco resides noteworthy news journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy). The show he hosts in “The Brock Report” specializes in hard-hitting exposés. He’s the type of reporter that a viewer can appreciate in this day and age. There’s no fake or fluff news coming from him and […]

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Halloween (2018)

He’s coming home, he’s coming home. Tell the world he’s coming home. Who’s coming home? Michael Myers (Nick Castle), of course. Where’s he returning to? Haddonfield, Illinois, the scene of his infamous massacre 40 years ago on Halloween night. Since that night, Myers has been incarcerated in Smith’s Grove Sanitarium, with many futile efforts made […]

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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Sadly, still missing this great theme song to kick things off. Sarah Quinn (Madison Iseman) and younger brother Sonny (Jeremy Ray Taylor) reside in the sleepy town of Wardenclyffe with their mother, Kathy (Wendi McLendon-Covey). For Sarah, she’s trying to smash through a writer’s block and finish a college essay that could put her in Columbia […]

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Bad Times at the El Royale

Staying at Hotel Rwanda might be safer. It is 1969, and right on the edge of Nevada and California is a hotel known as the El Royale. A decade ago, this was the place to be where everyone near and far would come to enjoy life. That was before a deadly incident occurred on the […]

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A Star Is Born (2018)

Every day, A Star Is Born.  In the country music world, there’s none bigger than Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper). Hell, there may be none bigger in any genre of music than he. Supremely talented, few know the real Jack—an individual who wrestles with the demons of a turbulent childhood in Arizona and finds temporary respite for […]

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A Simple Favor

Would you kindly do…A Simple Favor? Widow Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) gets by with her deceased husband’s life insurance and manning a popular—if oft-ridiculed, vlog on YouTube. The bubbly mother immerses herself in the life of her son, Miles (Joshua Satine) and his class. Miles is best friends with another boy in the class, whose […]

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