Can You Ever Forgive Me

November 2, 2018


Can You Ever Forgive Me? – First I am not a Melissa McCarthy fan. I read this Lee Israel memoir a few years ago and wanted to see the movie. Israel is an author who specialized in profiles of celebrities. Now no one is buying her books, she’s broke, behind on her rent and can’t […]

The Old Man and The Gun

October 28, 2018


The Old Man and The Gun – Based on the mostly true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), who has a long career as a criminal and escaped from San Quentin at the age of 70 – Redford is 82. Going from Texas to Oklahoma to Missouri, Tucker commits robberies in a gentle way, maybe […]

Hunter Killer

October 27, 2018


Hunter Killer – Captain Joe Glass (Gerard Butler) is brought in from his┬ávacation in Scotland to command a submarine search for a lost American sub with over 100 crew members. Also finding a sabotaged Russian submarine, Glass takes the captain (Michael Nyqvist) as prisoner. Russia’s defense minister wants to oust President Zakarin (Alexander Diachenko) and […]

Bad Times at the El Royale

October 20, 2018


Bad Times at the El Royale – Several folks with secrets check into a past-its-prime hotel. One wants to find hidden money, one wants to hide a body, one wants to keep her talent quiet and one is hiding his job as an FBI agent. It unfolds like a really good mystery book, keeping you […]


October 12, 2018


Colette – Shortly after their marriage, well-known writer Willy (Dominic West) suggests to his new wife Gabrielle Colette (Kiera Knightley) that she write down the stories she’s told him of her young life. He tells her they need to be published under his name in order for them to sell. This was back in the […]

A Star is Born

October 7, 2018


A Star is Born – Established rocker Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) meets shy singer songwriter Ally (Lady Gaga) and an immediate connection is made. When he coaxes her to perform on stage with him, they rock the house. You feel like you’re at a concert – all you need is a beer in one hand […]

The Wife

October 3, 2018


The Wife – Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and Joan (Glenn Close) Castleman have a great working relationship. She does the majority work of writing critically acclaimed books and he gets the credit for them. Now after 30-40 some years, he’s awarded the Nobel Prize for literature and her barely concealed resentment is set to explode. An […]