Dolittle (PG) ★

Unfortunately, Dolittle is a prime example of an ill-advised notion that a filmmaker, in this case writer/director Stephen Gaghan, known for his intensely violent films “Traffic,” and “Syriana,” can effectively cross over into the genre … Read more

Just Mercy (PG-13) ★★★½ Radio Podcast #FF919

Michael B. Jordan stars as Bryan Stevenson in a true story as a determined Alabama lawyer that decides to defend death row prisoners. The year is 1987, and Walter McMillian (Jamie Fox) is sentenced to … Read more

Bombshell (R) ★★★½ Radio Review H360

“Bombshell” by Lionsgate is based on the real events of the 2016 scandal at Fox News television station that lead to the downfall of the creator Roger Ailes.

“Bombshell” features a loaded cast: actress/producer Charlize … Read more

1917 (R) ★★★★

“1917”: A Heart-Pounding Tale of Valor

In 2011, the last living soldier who fought in the First World War died at the age of 110. With his death marked the last person who could personally … Read more

Our Staff’s Best 20 Films of 2019

Sarah Knight Adamson’s Favorite & Top 20 Award Worthy Films of 2019 Starting with Best

*1. Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood *2. The Irishman 3. Bombshell 4. Marriage Story 5. Ford v FerrariRead more

Little Women (PG) ★★★★ Radio Review H630

“Little Women” is based on the classic  book by Louise Mae Alcott and produced  by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It’s an American coming-of-age period drama that’s written and directed by Greta Gerwig. It is the … Read more

Uncut Gems (R) ★★★

Adam Sander Is a Lovable Dirtbag in Uncut Gems

Adam Sandler has been regularly churning out comedic films since he first appeared in Billy Madison nearly 25 years ago. Silly comedies are what made Adam … Read more

Ford v Ferrari (PG-13) ★★★★ H360 Radio Podcast #TIFF

Thrilling Tale of Tenacity 

The film is based on the rivalry between the car manufacturers Ford and Ferrari in their pursuit to win the 24 hour Le Mans sports car race in 1966. I screened … Read more

Marriage Story (R) ★★★★ Radio Podcast #FilmFest919

“Marriage Story” is a comedy-drama film or dramadey written and directed by Noah Baumbach. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. We view an insightful and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and … Read more

Marriage Story (R) ★★★★ by Jessica DeLong

A story worth seeing

It’s been said, “from great pain comes great art,” and that can easily be said about Noah Baumbach’s latest direction of Marriage Story. Baumbach, who also wrote the film, based … Read more

The Two Popes (PG-13) ★★★½

Two Stellar Performances = The Two Popes

When Pope Francis became the pope in 2013 it was historical on a number of levels. Pope Francis was the first pope who came from the Western … Read more

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (PG) ★★★★ #TIFF

🇺🇸An American Hero We All Can Be Proud Of

Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers? Yep, it works—it works so well you’ll start shaking your head in utter wonderment as Tom Hanks has channeled Fred Rogers—his … Read more

“Harriet” (R) ★★★ #TIFF Radio Podcast

Cynthia Erivo in a Stellar Performance as Harriet Tubman

“Harriet” is a biographical film about a runaway slave named Harriet Tubman who returned to the South time after time to free other slaves. During her … Read more

Honey Boy (R) ★★★ #FilmFest919

Shia LaBeouf in a Role of a Life-time!

“Honey Boy” is an autobiographical story of actor Shia LaBeouf’s childhood relationship with his father. LaBeouf plays his father while Lucas Hedges and Noah Jupe play older … Read more

Parasite (R) ★★★★ #FilmFest919

Winner of the Top Cannes Film Festival prize the Palme d’Or

“Parasite” is a South Korean comedy thriller/ horror film, in sub-titles. The world premiere was at the Cannes Film Festival this year, where it … Read more

The Irishman (R) ★★★★

A Martin Scorsese Masterpiece Uniting De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” encapsulates the life of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro), a hustler and hitman of the post-war American … Read more

Ad Astra (PG-13) ★★★½

Brad Pitt plays astronaut Roy McBride, who’s sent on a top-secret mission to discover what’s behind the damaging electromagnetic pulses coming from the planet Neptune. His father, played by Tommy Lee Jones, is a decorated … Read more

“Dolemite is My Name” (R) ★★★★ Radio / #TIFF Exhibit

Dolemite is My Name” a Biographical Comedy Radio Review and #TIFF Exhibit

I screened “Dolemite” during the Toronto International Film Festival, and I am pleased to say, Eddie Murphy is back in a role … Read more

Jojo Rabbit (PG-13) ★★★★ #TIFF H360 Radio

“Jojo Rabbit” is an anti-hate satire by writer and director Taika Waititi.  It’s the story of a lonely German boy during WWII played by Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo, he’s a member of the Hitler … Read more

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (R)★★★

A Worthy Next Chapter to “Breaking Bad”

Ending a beloved TV show in a way that satisfies die-hard fans and critics is a difficult feat.  Some of the best-made shows have tried, but fell short … Read more

Joker (R) ★★½ by Sarah Knight Adamson

“Joker” Boasts an Oscar-worthy Performance for Joaquin Phoenix, Despite an Implausible Script

Joaquin Phoenix, the exceptionally talented actor, three-time Oscar nominee (“The Master,” “Walk the Line,” “Gladiator”) stars in the dark, depressing origin role of … Read more

Downton Abbey (PG-13) ★★★ H360 Radio Podcast

“Downtown Abbey” Is based on the Emmy winning TV series.

The year is 1927 and the King and Queen of England have decided to pay a social call to Downton Abbey! One can only imagine … Read more

“National Theater Live: Fleabag” ★★★½

Talented Writer and Star Solo Stage Performance is Phenomenal

Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) has currently gained the attention of television viewers as her critically acclaimed BBC comedy series, now in its third season, garnered her the … Read more

Joker (R) ★★★½ by Jessica DeLong

Todd Phillips’ Joker – Incredibly Well Done, Equally Disturbing…

In 1939, the character Batman was introduced to the world for the first time. Batman has since been the star of nine major movies and is … Read more