Movie Review: SOLO: A Star Wars Story

SOLO provided me with a very unexpected experience.  It is the first time a Star Wars films didn't make me feel -anything-.  I have always had an emotional response to each and every Star Wars movie.  These haven't always been positive experiences, but there's always been SOMETHING.  No so for Solo. Being a "Star Wars [...]

By |2018-05-25T11:51:01-07:00May 25th, 2018|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “The Dark Tower”

There are few literary series which are as creative or intricate as Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” anthology.  Over the span of eight novels and a standalone short story, King weaves an ultimate tale of good versus evil.  His characters are deep and complex, heroes often doing terrible things or making painful sacrifices in the name [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:39-07:00August 4th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “In the Heart of the Sea”

Billed as “The True Story Behind Moby Dick”, Ron Howard’s latest shines when it sticks to the truth, but suffers from his creative embellishments. “Moby-Dick” was certainly based on the story of a rogue whale sinking the Essex in 1820.  But as Ron Howard tells it, Herman Melville (Ben Whishaw) himself sought out one of [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:10:28-07:00December 10th, 2015|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments