Review: “Wakefield”

“Wakefield” – “I’m totally bewildered by the situation that I created for myself.” – Howard Wakefield “A short story is the shortest distance between two points.  A novel is the scenic route.” – Robert J. Sawyer Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston) is a married man who lives in a big, beautiful house nestled in an affluent [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:07-07:00May 26th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “The Dinner”

“The Dinner” – Look up “dinner” in the dictionary, and it reads “the principal meal of the day” and “a formal feast or banquet”.  For most households, however, dinner has a larger meaning.  It is a time when families congregate to share their experiences and feelings while also - functionally - breaking bread.  Sometimes laugher [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:13-07:00May 5th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Julieta”

“Julieta” – “A family is a mystery.” – Sharon Olds The latest film from acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar offers up a contemporary mystery, although “Julieta” is not a whodunit.  There are no criminal acts or terribly nefarious moves found anywhere within its 99-minute runtime.  The picture, instead, examines a portrait of a family.  A family [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:11-07:00January 13th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “The Hollars”

“The Hollars” – Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, and John Krasinski are a collection of hugely-talented actors who can move mountains of movie magic, given the right script and direction.  Individually, they have certainly accomplished this with past projects, and now, one spotlight shines on all of them in "The [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:06:56-07:00September 2nd, 2016|Movie Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advance Screening- “Kubo and the Two Strings” (ABQ)

Enter to WIN a family 4 pack of passes to "Kubo and the Two Strings" Tuesday, August 16 Century Downtown 7pm From animation studio LAIKA, makers of the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline,” comes an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes out [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:25-07:00July 31st, 2016|New Mexico, Screenings|0 Comments

Review: “Captain Fantastic”

“Captain Fantastic” – According to the U.S. Department of Education, 3.4 percent of American children are homeschooled.  Over the years, advocates and opponents of the practice have enjoyed a healthy debate between its pros and cons, and from a layman’s perspective, I have always seen both sides of the argument.  In “Captain Fantastic”, Ben (Viggo [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:39-07:00July 15th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments