Finally, a list without Jimmy Carter.
The Accountant, in spite of its many negative reviews, convoluted backstories, and confusing flashbacks, is one of this year’s best movies. This movie will be predictably and understandably underappreciated because it is difficult to embrace a Superhero movie where the central character is an autistic accountant. Somehow, though, it all works, and the result is […]
If you have read my reviews before, you know how much I love an introductory paragraph. But not this time. I’m going to cut right to the chase: Christopher Guest’s new direct-to-Netflix movie, Mascots, is not good. Bummer, I know! I’ve had a crush on Christopher Guest ever since I first saw This is […]
Although we didn’t get a lot of details other than the continuous reference to the concrete tests, it was readily apparent that there was deepening tension and disdain between those responsible for the safety and productivity of the oil rig, and those company men who only wanted to get things back on schedule. Never since […]
A dark, tragic episode of The Honeymooners.
Sully, the latest masterpiece from Clint Eastwood, was a near perfect film. Even though everyone in the audience already knew the outcome, most viewers were still riveted in their seats, mesmerized by what they were seeing on the screen. Tom Hanks was magnificent as Sully, perfectly reflecting his courage, quiet confidence, compassion, and his agonizing […]
I was going through my DVD collection, trying to find some really top-tier movie that my friend had not seen and we came upon Leon: The Professional, a great choice. It is really hard to go wrong with one of the best movies ever filmed. To say that this masterpiece is criminally underrated and underappreciated […]
It is no secret that comedies are a genre of movies that are overlooked, underestimated and treated with a yawning disdain by many reviewers and moviegoers alike. Reading any Top (Whatever) list of the Best Comedies of all time will reveal a swath of disagreement, if not downright hostility over the inevitable picks and omissions.Tastes […]
To misquote the great American writer Grantland Rice, as sporting buffs often say, “its not whether you win or lose, its how you play the game”. Well many poker aficionados would argue that it is at least slightly about whether you win or lose. After all, that’s part of the point of joining the game […]