The Mountain Between Us

October 8, 2017


The Mountain Between Us – A lifechanging experience that could last for a moment in time or for all time. Photojournalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet and Doctor Ben Bass (Idris Elba) both need to get home when all flights are cancelled. She’s getting married; he has an important surgery to perform. They hire an over-confident […]

Victoria & Abdul

October 7, 2017


Victoria and Abdul – Given the honor of presenting India’s gift to the aging Queen (Judi Dench), Abdul is totally thrilled. Best friend Mohammed (Adeel Akhtar), not so much. They are admonished to never, ever look her in the eye. Abdul can’t help himself – he looks, he smiles. And therein begins a lasting friendship. […]

American Made

September 30, 2017


American Made – First off, I liked it even if it wasn’t as action-packed as I was expecting. Based on true events, Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is a TWA pilot doing a teeny bit of drug smuggling when he’s recruited by the CIA to do more. Then he gets involved with Noriega (this is back […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 23, 2017


Kingsman: The Golden Circle – It starts out with technology meeting Keystone Kops meeting 50s-loving, crazy drug lady Poppy (Julianne Moore) and then it gets ridiculous. Halle Berry is made to look unattractive and you know that takes some work. Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) find an amnesiac Harry (Colin Firth) and team […]

September 21, 2017


American Assassin – After seeing his fiancee shot down by terrorists, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) infiltrates the Islamic leader’s camp. Right before he kills or is killed, he’s rescued by the CIA who’s been watching him. Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) brings him in and trains him under the toughest, meanest sob Stan Hurley […]

Home Again

September 10, 2017


Home Again – Starting out, I’m thinking um, a little dull. Alice (Reese Witherspoon) has two precocious daughters (Lola Flanery, who btw is drop dead gorgous for a 12 year old, & Eden Grace Redfield), she’s separated from husband (Michael Sheen) and gets wasted with two girlfriends and three 20-something dudes while celebrating her 40th […]

Logan Lucky

August 25, 2017


Logan Lucky – Not my usual kind of movie, but couldn’t resist the cast. Channing Tatum is Jimmy Logan. Let go from his job because of a pre-existing condition, he convinces brother Clyde (Adam Driver) to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway. They need help from in-car-cer-ated Joe Bang (Daniel Craig) as well as their sister […]