black panther

Black Panther: A Super Hero Worthy Of The Title

Black Panther Movie Review Marvel’s new “Black Panther” film gives audiences all the action, thrills and excitement expected from the Super Hero Universe. But with...
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Film Review –Queen of Katwe: A Real Life Cinderella Story

Disney’s Queen of Katwe is an inspiring, rags-to-riches tale based on a true story. Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) is a young girl who sells...
Queen of the desert

Queen of the Desert Is Stranger Than Fiction

A film written and directed by acclaimed German director/screenwriter Werner Herzog, starring Nicole Kidman, should have been better. The true story of Gertrude Bell,...
Beatriz at Dinner

Beatriz at Dinner Pits Saintly Healer vs Arrogant Billionaire

A more appropriate title for Beatriz at Dinner, starring Salma Hayek and John Lithgow as opposite examples of humankind, might be “Beatriz Goes Berserk.”...
A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls: A Fairy-tale For Grownups

A Monster Calls, Not All Monsters Are Scary A Monster Calls is a fairy-tale featuring a scary-looking monster who proves to be (thankfully) friendly. The...
The Ottoman Lieutenant

The Ottoman Lieutenant Focuses On WWI Love Triangle

The Ottoman Lieutenant Review Paladin Studio’s The Ottoman Lieutenant is a dramatic film about three idealistic (and incredibly good-looking) young people in the early 1900s....
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Film Review: Creed

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad Production: M-G-M, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, Chartoff Winkler Productions Rated: PG-13 (for violence, language...
A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove Is A Life Affirming Film

A Man Called Ove- Top Pick For Best Foreign Film One of my top picks for best foreign film this year is a Swedish entry,...
Mary Poppins

Multimedia Star Magical Mary Poppins Shines

Disney Pictures “Mary Poppins Returns,” directed by Rob Marshall, was one of my top ten films in 2018. Emily Blunt was great as the...
Star Trek Beyond Movie Review

Film Review: Travel Farther with Star Trek Beyond

Captain Kirk and his valiant Enterprise crew members travel far, far away—maybe farther than ever before—in Star Trek Beyond. Justin Lin directs the explosive...