Amy (R) ★★★

Amy: The Deadly Downward Spiral

Amy tells the story of one of the biggest music icons – singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse’s instant fame and the fight against what else it had to offer. The biographical … Read more

A Little Chaos (R) ★ ★½

Winslet Charms Audiences in A Little Chaos

It’s been 20 years since actor-director Alan Rickman (Lee Daniels’ The Butler, 2013), and Academy Award winner Kate Winslet (Insurgent, 2013) collaborated in Sense Read more

Spy (R) ★★★½

McCarthy’s Magnificent in Spy

From the director of Bridesmaids and The Heat, Paul Feig presents his latest action-comedy flick, Spy. With Melissa McCarthy (St. Vincent, 2014) at the helm, audiences are in … Read more

Love and Mercy (PG-13) ★★★★

“Love and Mercy” is a compassionate, gripping and touching tale of the Beach Boys rise to fame and the man (Brian Wilson) behind their distinctive sound. The film’s a refreshingly unconventional biopic directed by Bill … Read more

San Andreas (PG-13) ★★★

A Few Faults, But San Andreas Wows Audiences

The Rock (Dwayne Johnson, Furious Seven, 2015) is on a roll and makes big moves in the 3-D disaster flick, San Andreas.

After a massive, magnitude … Read more

The Age of Adaline (PG-13) ★★★½

Lively is Lovely in “The Age of Adaline”

We are constantly reiterating the phrase, “life is too short, enjoy every moment.” Our time on earth is brief and could be taken away from us at … Read more

Bikes vs Cars ★★★½ By Kathrine LeBlanc

Bikes vs. Cars: Breaking the Cycle of Traffic Jams, Pollution, and Corporate Interests

In the documentary film, Bikes vs. Cars (2015), director Fredrik Gertten takes a deep look at a problem all highly-populated cities … Read more

Furious 7 (PG-13) ★★★½

Lucky Number 7, Enjoy the Ride

Buckle your seatbelts; Furious 7’s insanely supersized and supercharged theme takes action films to a new level. From cars ejecting from planes to cars leaping between skyscrapers, the film … Read more

The Gunman (R) ★★½

The Gunman: Slightly Misses the Target

From Taken (2008) director, Pierre Morel, his latest action-drama, The Gunman is primed with top notch actors, Sean Penn (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, 2013), Idris … Read more

Boyhood (R) ★★★★

Truly Original Endeavor

Although it’s not unusual for child actors to claim they grew up in front of the nation, few can actually say that they had someone literally documenting their life the way that … Read more

Cake (R) ★★★

Cake Reveals Jennifer Aniston’s Many Layers

Jennifer Aniston has been America’s ‘the girl next door’ thanks to her breakthrough in the universally adored sitcom, “Friends.” Although a title like America’s Sweetheart may seem only complimentary, … Read more

Whiplash (R) ★★★½

Whiplash Likely to Drum Up Oscar Win for J.K. Simmons

When someone has the potential for brilliance teachers should help them reach their very best. But where do you draw the line between pushing a … Read more

Top 20 Movies of 2014

 

What a great year for movies, these are my favorites in order according to my most favorite as #1.

1. Life Itself-Documentary, Based on the life and book of film critic Roger Ebert … Read more

American Sniper (R) ★★★★

Sniper Story Hits Hearts

Director Clint Eastwood’s latest film may be his best since 2008’s Gran Torino and Changeling. The bio-drama American Sniper is based on United States Navy SEAL Chris Kyle’s autobiography, American Read more

A Most Violent Year (R) ★★★

A Gripping Tale About The Struggles of the American Dream

With his third feature film, writer-director J.C. Chandor continues to impress. His latest crime-drama, A Most Violent Year (preceded by Margin Call and All is Read more

Inherent Vice (R) ★★

Hippy Mystery Will Leave Audiences in a Fog

Inherent Vice is a detective story set in the early 1970s in Southern California. Based on Thomas Pynchon’s novel by the same name, this is the first … Read more

Selma (PG-13) ★★★½

True Story of Selma Couldn’t Come at a Better Time

Polished and poignant, the true story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leading the perilous movement to pass equal voting rights is a must-see. The … Read more

Nightcrawler (R) ★★★½

Nightcrawler: One of Gyllenhaal’s Best Performances to Date

With slicked back hair, bug eyes, a gaunt face and a barely there smile, Jake Gyllenhaal (Enemy, 2014) is almost unrecognizable as Louis Bloom, an … Read more

Still Alice (PG-13) ★★★★

An Unforgettable Performance by Julianne Moore

Even if you don’t have an immediate loved one who is affected, you may know someone who is. More than five million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, … Read more

Chef (R) ★★★½

Properly Prepared, Sensationally Satisfying

Writer, director, producer and actor, Jon Favreau is back filmmaking again, but far from the Iron Man franchise. In Favreau’s latest indie-style flick, Chef, he tackles roles both in front of … Read more

Interstellar (PG-13) ★★★½

Stellar Sci-Fi

More often nowadays, films are fueling the conversations about the end of the world. Will we run out of food and supplies? Are we poisoning our air and water?  What can we even … Read more