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Love, Simon

March 17, 2018


Love, Simon – High schooler Simon (Nick Robinson) says he’s from a normal family but has a secret. I don’t know why he thinks that is relevant in being gay. Nerdy classmate Martin (Logan Miller) comes across Simon’s emails to an anonymous gay student and threatens to expose him unless he helps him get a […]

I, Tonya

January 23, 2018


I, Tonya – Almost didn’t go see this since I remember the story. Trailer park Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) accused of bashing the knee of golden girl Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlan Carver) prior to the Olympics. I can still hear Kerrigan whining “Why me?”     This sheds a somewhat different light on the event. Raised […]

Molly’s Game

December 26, 2017


Molly’s Game – Based on the true story of former Olympic contender Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain). After a skiing accident takes her out of the competition, Molly gets a job as assistant to a poker gamer (Jeremy Strong). She listens and learns so when he fires her, she’s one step ahead and starts her own […]

December 17, 2017


Star Wars: The Last Jedi – It’s just magnificent from the starry, starry skies to the remotest rocky-top by the sea. The music, the supersonic saber fighting. It’s funny, it’s emotional, it’s an adrenaline rush. There’s a lot going on. So many characters doing a great job – Oscar Isaac as Poe,Laura Dern as Vice […]

Lady Bird

December 13, 2017


Lady Bird – When I first saw this title, I just assumed it was about the former first lady. Instead it’s about Christine (Saiorse Ronan) , a high school senior, who’s trying to find out who she wants to be. Why she decided to call herself Lady Bird is anyone’s guess. Somewhat embarrassed by her […]

Last Flag Flying

December 3, 2017


Last Flag Flying – Larry “Doc” Shepard (Steve Carell) recruits two Vietnam-era Marine buddies Sal (Bryan Cranston) and Richard (Laurence Fishburne) to help him collect his son’s body from Dover Air Force Base. Doc was told his son died a hero in Iraq. A young Marine (J. Quinton Johnson) admits Larry, Jr. was just buying […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

November 23, 2017


Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) is an angry, grieving, slightly crazed mother who wants her daughter’s murderer found. She’s tough to the bone and taunts Chief of Police Willoughby (Woody Harrelson) with three billboards. The Chief and Mildred have a hate-respect relationship. Her son (Lucas Hodges) is embarrassed by her […]