Browsing All Posts filed under »A Good Laugh«

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 […]

November 12, 2017


Murder On The Orient Express- Where to start. The classic Agatha Christie story of 13 strangers on a train through beautiful snow covered mountains to Istanbul. Esteemed detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) is one of the passengers, hoping to enjoy a little rest before his next case. A murder occurs and his break is over. […]

Boo 2: A Madea Halloween

October 26, 2017


Boo 2 : A Madea Halloween – It’s almost Halloween and Tiffany (Diamond White) has turned 18. Daddy (Tyler Perry) presents her with headphones and a petting zoo. Mama (Taja V. Simpson) presents her with a new car and permission to go to a dangerous party. Much of this is hilarious. A lot of it […]

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. […]