Month in Review: April ’18

To encourage a bit more variety in my blogging posts (who are we kidding -- this has become quite repetitive, hasn't it? Are you even still reading this part?) and to help distance this site from the one of old, I’m installing this monthly post where I summarize the previous month’s activity in a wraparound that … Continue reading Month in Review: April ’18

The Magnificent Seven

Release: Friday, September 23, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Richard Wenk; Nic Pizzolatto Directed by: Antoine Fuqua Try as they might, Antoine Fuqua continues falling well short of the benchmark set by his 2001 smash hit Training Day and Chris Pratt can't quite make this the Guardians of the Galaxy of the ole wild west. Despite bear-dressing-like-people jokes he is merely one … Continue reading The Magnificent Seven

Boyhood

Release: Friday, July 18, 2014 (limited) [Theater] I know my refusal to get up out of my seat even after almost three consecutive hours of sitting -- in considerably cramped quarters, I might add -- is pretty weak testament to the fact that Boyhood just may be one of the coolest films this reviewer has had the privilege … Continue reading Boyhood

The Purge

Release: Friday, June 7, 2013 (limited) [Theater] This flick was a complete waste of a free movie pass. That may seem like an unnecessary statement, since at least it was a free showing and I really had nothing to lose. . but I DID have something to lose: any remaining hope for reinventing the horror genre. … Continue reading The Purge