Blade Runner 2049 (R) ★★½

Visually Stunning, but a Long Time Running 

The original Blade Runner, released in 1982, was a groundbreaking film that masterfully weaved elements from science fiction, detective stories, and even philosophy. It is considered a … Read more

Stronger (R) ★★★★

Stronger is the true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. The film is based on his memoir of the same name. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Bauman … Read more

The Kingsman: The Golden Circle (R) ★★★

The Kingsman: The Golden Circle (British Secret Service Comedy)

This is the sequel to The Kingsman: Secret Service (2014) A year has passed since Eggsy Unwin (Taron Egerton) and the spy organization Kingsman saved the … Read more

Home Again (PG-13) ★★★

Staring Reese Witherspoon (Alice) she’s a recently separated mom who moves back to her hometown of LA with her two young daughters. Austen her husband played by Michael Sheen lives in NY.

Candace Bergen, Alice’s … Read more

Tulip Fever (R) ★★½

The setting is Amsterdam in 1634 and tells the story of tulip mania, aristocrats, servants, orphans, portrait painters, deception, betrayal, and consequences. Based on the best selling book by the bestselling book by author Deborah … Read more

Tulip Fever (R) ★★½

🌷Tulip Fever Never Blooms

Amsterdam in the 17th century (1634) is the setting for this historical fiction film that tells the story of tulip mania, aristocrats, servants, orphans, portrait painters, deception, betrayal, and consequences. Having … Read more

Ingrid Goes West (R) ★★★

Narcissism at Its Finest

Social media outlets like Instagram and Facebook can be a great way to stay in touch with people and share experiences with friends and family (and strangers). Social media can also … Read more

Detroit (R) ★★★

Detroit: When 1967 Meets 2017

When most people talk about the civil rights movement, they are usually referring to the work of activists to counter racism in the South. But African-Americans didn’t face injustice solely … Read more

Atomic Blonde (R) ★★★

Charlize Theron stars as a British M-6 agent in the 80s who is dispatched to Berlin to receive her new assignment. She’s informed that a fellow agent in Berlin was killed and it is believed … Read more

Atomic Blonde (R) ★★★

Atomic Blonde Provides Explosive Action This Summer

Charlize Theron, may be an Oscar-winning actress, but she might be better known as an action star with her recent performances in The Fate of the Furious and … Read more

Dunkirk (R) ★★★★

Dunkirk takes place during WWII based on historical facts. Written and Directed by Christopher Nolan it tells the story of the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk. Stars Tom Hardy, Kenneth … Read more

Dunkirk (PG-13) ★★★★

A Masterpiece on All Fronts

The Battle of Dunkirk is not as well known to average Americans compared to other WWII battles such as D-Day or the Battle of the Bulge. That is probably because … Read more

The Big Sick 😷 (R) ★★★★

The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon; it’s the story of Pakistan-born comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his … Read more

The Big Sick (R) ★★★★

 “The Big Sick” Will Cure the Blockbuster Overload This Summer

Many romantic comedy films can be fairly sappy with the main crisis being some variant of “will they or won’t they.” In fact, it’s pretty … Read more

War For the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) ★★★

Humans bad (Unmerciful, Bullies, Stupid). Apes good (Peace-loving, Compassionate, Intelligent).

At its core, War for the Planet of the Apes is exceptional filmmaking; the “Gorilla in the room” is clearly the disappointing lopsided script and … Read more

A Ghost Story (R) ★★★★

A deeply affecting meditation on life, death, grief, time, existence — and letting go.

So as you can probably discern from the statement above, A Ghost Story goes deep. Even though it tells a simple … Read more

Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13) ★★★

Spider-Man Comes Home to Queens, Spinning a Friendly Web

Spider-Man: Homecoming provides the new charming Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland) with his own feature film. However, it’s the sixth film in the series, and he’s the … Read more

Despicable Me 3 (PG) ★★

Where Are the Minions? So Sad, Not Much Screen Time, Only Jail Time

The film starts with an angry, downer tone. Both Gru and Lucy are fired by a weird woman that screams at them … Read more

Baby Driver (R) ★★★★

 

Adrenaline Rush From Start to Finish

Do fast film car-chase scenes like Bullit, The French Connection, Ronin, the Mad Maxx Series or the Fast and Furious series rate highly with you? If so, then … Read more

Paris Can Wait (PG) ★★★

Eleanor Coppola, (Francis Ford Coppola’s wife) at age 81 makes her narrative directorial and screenwriting debut. The film stars Diane Lane as a Hollywood producer’s wife, who unexpectedly takes a road trip from Cannes to … Read more

Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13) ★

The Last Knight has a ridiculous, far-fetched story, one that attempts to have us believe that magic stems from alien power and that King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table weren’t alone as Read more

Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13) ★

Chaotic Mess, Do Not Take Kids

Aside from the typical scantily clad sexy female lead introduction in Transformer films, my viewing experience started with high hopes as main star Laura Haddock as Vivian Wembley is … Read more

Cars 3 (G) ★★★

The Cars franchise is back on track. KA-CHOW! 

I know exactly when I achieved the pinnacle of parenting. Yes, my son was only three at the time, but I’m confident that I will never top … Read more