Review: “Road House” (2024)

Right from the “get,” any reimagining of a classic, cult film is going to be scrutinized up, down, left, and right.  Doug Liman’s “Road House,” a re-imagination of Rowdy Harrington’s 1989 classic film should be no exception. Yet, in this day and age, with streamers full of content and rights to retool anything in their [...]

By |2024-03-22T12:59:39-07:00March 22nd, 2024|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “American Made”

Following Andrew Jackson’s election in 1828, New York Senator William L. Marcy uttered the phrase, “To the victor belongs the spoils.” While the meaning behind Marcy’s phrase is straightforward, it can also be applied to Doug Liman’s engrossing American Made, a triptych around South America. The Reagan Administration’s involvement in the Iran-Contra affair in the [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:30-07:00September 28th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|1 Comment

Review: “The Wall”

“The Wall” – What images immediately come to mind when you read the words, “war movie”?  Human history unfortunately can provide thousands of examples in which people become mired in mass conflict and attempt to kill one another, and the big screens sometimes masterfully recapture those horrific struggles. For me, three films immediately pop into [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:12-07:00May 12th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments