Widows (2018): Movie Review

Widows (2018) Widows easily has the best opening sequence of the year.  It introduces the next two hours with precise character introductions and jarring cuts. The new movie from masterpiece director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave, Shame) returns (without… Continue Reading

Outstanding Acting of 2017

There have been some exceptional performances well worth recognizing for their character, nuance and heart. My nominees are: The Leading Gentlemen Best Actor in a Leading Role Nahuel Pérez Biscayart – BPM (Beats Per Minute) (“Sean Dalmazo”) Emotional heft is… Continue Reading

Get Out (2017): Movie Review

Get Out (2017) dir. Jordan Peele written by: Jordan Peele starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener   If Ira Levin wrote about race instead of gender, he would have published Get Out.  Stepping into Stepford territory, Get Out embraces psychological horror with… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015) dir. Denis Villeneuve written by: Taylor Sheridan starring: Emily Blunt, Benecio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Daniel Kaluuya, Jon Bernthal 3.75 out of 4 stars Claiming Emily Blunt is the most versatile actress currently working might be an overstatement.  However,… Continue Reading