The Shape of Water (2017): Movie Review

The Shape of Water (2017) Guillermo del Toro’s last few efforts have been less intriguing than anticipated.  Crimson Peak, Hellboy 2, and Pacific Rim lacked the appeal Pan’s Labyrinth promised in his career.  That’s my taste and likely not held… Continue Reading

Gifted (2017): Movie Review

Gifted (2017) dir. Marc Webb written by: Tom Flynn starring: Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer   When I smell trite nonsense approaching a theater, I tend to withdrawal from its existence, ignoring it while it quickly fades.  Gifted… Continue Reading

Hidden Figures (2016): Movie Review

Hidden Figures (2016) dir. Theodore Melfi written by: Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi starring: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, Mahershala Ali   3.5 out of 4 stars It’s difficult to find a movie that is universally… Continue Reading