…Lead to the Very Best Kind of Something

“Doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something. “ Winnie the Pooh In “Christopher Robin,” director Marc Forster gives the Hundred Acre Wood a nice dose of reality and a return to its roots. While the film certainly has its Disney touches, it has ditched the sometimes cloying sweetness that the Mouse…

…surrender

There are some moments in life that are just so perfect and magical that trying to replicate them can only lead to disappointment. And I confess, I feared that a “Mamma Mia!” sequel might be a tragic attempt at recapturing the magic that was the first. There was a lot to live up to —…

…Quantize

Director Peyton Reed’s, “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is as much fun as you would expect with a nice balance of old and new. The film proves once again that bigger is not always better, even in the Marvel Universe. That’s not to say the film is lacking complexity. It most certainly is not.

…Find A Way

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” is the kind of movie you can watch with the sound turned off. I know that sounds really bad, but let me elaborate. It’s not that it isn’t watchable, but subtlety is not its strong suit. Which should come as no surprise seeing as it’s the second film in this current…

…play to your strengths

Sequels can be a sore subject amongst film fans. All too often they fail to live up to the original and in some cases undo some of the greatness that once was, but every now and then a sequel comes along that reminds why we keep trying and what great episodic storytelling can do. This…