SPOILER FREE REVIEW: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

There is one indisputable truth about the final episode in the Skywalker Saga.  After "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi" it is impossible to make a movie that everyone will love.   It's equally impossible to make a movie that will coherently conclude the two thematically opposed precursors.  Armed with these expectations, it's possible to [...]

By |2019-12-19T12:27:53-07:00December 19th, 2019|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review “Peter Rabbit”

It seems that 2018 is THE year for live-action/CG-hybrid adaptations of beloved British children's literature featuring anthropomorphic characters, with Paddington 2 being released last month and now Peter Rabbit this weekend. And while I absolutely adored Paddington 2, I just enjoyed Peter Rabbit. Here's the official synopsis from the studio: Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:57-07:00February 7th, 2018|Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Screening – “Peter Rabbit” (Phx)

Enter to win advance screening passes to PETER RABBIT Saturday, February 3rd Harkins Scottsdale 101 10am (follow the link below to enter) http://www.sonyscreenings.com/nyTFA71243 *Winners will be chosen at random  and notified on 2/1 at Noon local time. Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:58-07:00January 27th, 2018|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

After watching “The Last Jedi” one thing has become clear.  Disney is intimidated by the Star Wars property they own.  Its massive value, rabid fan base, and cultural significance has frightened the house of mouse from doing anything unique. Instead, they keep falling back on saga-old cliches, dramatic head-fakes, and critical injections of nostalgia.   [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:06-07:00December 14th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening- “Goodbye Christopher Robin” (Phx)

Grab your advance screening passes to GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Wednesday, October 11th Harkins Shea 14 7pm Click the link for passes http://www.foxsearchlightscreenings.com/CFPHXRobin GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will TIlston), whose toys inspired the magical world of [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:30-07:00October 5th, 2017|Arizona, Screenings, Uncategorized|0 Comments