Onward

Onward

Sometimes you go see a movie not because it looks appealing or it has a great trailer or it has great buzz, but because you trust the people making it. Such is the story of how I came to see Onward, an odd film from Pixar, the animation studio that, you may recall,...
Spies In Disguise

Spies In Disguise

Although based on a short film titled ‘Pigeon: Impossible’, the movie Spies In Disguise is actually an animated remake of best picture nominee ‘The Fugitive’ blended together with a little of Disney’s ‘Princess and the Frog’,...
Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a satisfying conclusion to a journey that began for me back in 1977, and it’s impossible for me to watch it as a stand-alone film, or as a detached critic. It hits so many right notes, with an epic story arc and nostalgic touches...
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood, Director Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, is a big sprawling mess of a film that embodies much of the best and worst of Tarantino – excessive crude language, outbursts of extreme violence, and wonderfully written and...
Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spiderman: Far From Home (henceforth to be referred to as FFH) is a generally entertaining entry in the series of films/comics/TV shows/etc that make up the Marvel Comics Universe (MCU). Coming on the heels of the overblown Avengers:Endgame, FFH wisely does not take...
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns can best be compared to a really good tribute band: It looks and sounds almost like the original, brings a warm sense of nostalgia, and leaves you with a huge smile on your face. The parallels are not hidden: chimney sweeps have been replaced with...