Review: “Minions: the Rise of Gru”

I love the decade of the 1970's which has some of my favorite films and certainly my favorite genre of music, disco (excluding the genre of film scores). And the second prequel film from Illumination's Despicable Me franchise is jam-packed with both the music and references to the movies of my favorite decade. And while the [...]

By |2022-06-30T15:57:28-07:00June 30th, 2022|Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Sing”

Illumination Animation Studios have been on a box office roll.  Whether the Minions franchise or their newest Secret Life of Pets, they are really raking in the money.  With their latest, Sing, Illumination tries to take the concept of American Idol and The Voice with a twist: they are singing animals.  Here's the synopsis: Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:34-07:00December 19th, 2016|Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “The Secret Life of Pets”

“The Secret Life of Pets” - “Animals are such agreeable friends.  They ask no questions. They pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot Katie (Ellie Kemper), a young, single professional, does have an agreeable friend, and his name is Max (Louis C.K.).   This loyal terrier loves Katie and appropriately thinks of her as his best friend, [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:08:00-07:00July 8th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments