Now that the summer’s biggest blockbusters have all been released, it’s time to give them a look and, hopefully, help you decide what to bother renting/streaming. I know, I know…”Jason, if I wanted see them, I already would have”! Well, … Continue reading The BIG Summer Flicks of ’18! Worth Streaming?
The Europeans, whose procedurals and espionage-thrillers are, let’s face it, miles ahead of their Hollywood counterparts in writing, acting and mystery, have long been the leaders in their use of strong female characters – as both protagonist and antagonist. But … Continue reading Two female-driven whodunnits: “Killing Eve” & “Hidden (Craith)”
“The Equalizer 2” Directed by Antoine Fuqua When I gave Antoine Fuqua’s first installment of the “Equalizer” a gander back in the winter months, I wasn’t aware a sequel was in the offing. It wasn’t my first choice that cold … Continue reading “The Equalizer 2”
“Mission Impossible: Fallout” Christopher McQuarrie See the picture above? Hmm…I wonder if he makes it. Now…I don’t write that to be snarky…no, I write that to show just how great this franchise has become. You KNOW what the outcomes are … Continue reading “Mission Impossible: Fallout”
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Directed by Morgan Neville Funny how things flow in one’s life. As a child I hardly ever watched “Mr. Rogers Neighborhood.” Not because I didn’t like it, or wanted to. I DID like it and … Continue reading “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
“Eighth Grade” Directed by Bo Burnham Possibly the most interesting aspect of Bo Burnham’s feature debut, “Eighth Grade”, is that its humor, message, attraction and lasting effect will be different for every person who sees it. Take me…I’m a straight, … Continue reading “Eighth Grade”
“The Terror” (AMC) Created by David Kajganich I really need to stop basing my viewing decisions on titles. I didn’t jump on the “Marvelous Mrs. Maizel” bandwagon until well after it premiered due to my thinking it was a musical … Continue reading “The Terror” (AMC)