November 17, 2017


Wonder – Based on a best selling book about a little boy born with “facial differences”. Auggie (Jacob Tremblay) begins fifth grade after being home schooled by mom (Julia Roberts). Led by the rich, good looking Julian (Bryce Gheisar), the other kids bully Auggie and call him a freak, they stare and then look away, […]

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. […]


October 27, 2017


Suburbicon – In Suburbicon, a 1950s planned community, Gardiner Lodge (Matt Damon) and his sister-in-law Margaret (Julianne Moore) use a mob threat to hide the murder of his wife who is also her twin sister. This is one of the lamest Coen Brothers movies I’ve ever seen. No bite, no brilliance. A sub story of […]

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 […]

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 […]