American Pastoral: McGregor’s Reach Exceeds His Grasp In Directorial Debut

American Pastoral Produced by Lakeshore Entertainment Starring Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning and Uzo Aduba Rated R Adapted from the Pulitzer winning book of the same name,...
Bryan Cranston Infiltrator Movie Review

The Infiltrator Movie Review: Bryan Cranston As Robert Mazur

Infiltrator Movie Review: Bryan Cranston As DEA Robert Mazur The Infiltrator is a riveting drama based on a true story, distributed by Broad Green Pictures,...
Legend of Tarzan movie review

Legend Of Tarzan Movie Review

Legend of Tarzan Movie Review: You Can't Keep A Good Man Down   To prove you can’t keep a good man down---or a good story from...
Captain Fantastic Movie Review

Captain Fantastic Movie Review: Fine Performance By Lead Actors

Captain Fantastic Movie Review: Fine Performances by Lead Actors Captain Fantastic is a drama about family values, written and directed by Matt Ross.  The recent Bleecker...
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,...
Hunt For the Wilder People

Hunt For The Wilderpeople Film Review

Hunt For The Wilderpeople Movie Review "Hunt for the Wilderpeople” is great family entertainment. The Piki Films’ action/adventure/ comedy is rated PG 13 for thematic...
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 Wrinkle in time

A Wrinkle in Time: Just in Time for Spring Break

A Wrinkle In Time Movie Review: Finding Inner Strength I saw a screening of Director Ava DuVernay’s new film, A Wrinkle in Time, last night...
Rebel in the Rye

Rebel in the Rye: Dismal Portrayal of Reclusive Author J. D. Salinger

Rebel in the Rye is something called a “biopic” in the movie industry. That term too often means the creative team is trying very...
Table 19

Table 19 Provides Light-hearted Entertainment

Is Being Assigned Table 19 Worse Than The Kids Table? Table 19 is a fun romp of a romantic comedy film. It stars an unlikely...