…head for the hills

There are some movies that you watch, enjoy, and move on from. Then there are those that you watch, wonder if you enjoyed, and then contemplate that question for the next six days (and counting). Guess which one “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” is? Of course, I’d expected nothing less from the latest…

…See What’s Happening

  “The Lion King” is a story and a film that elicits a strong response. From that jaw-dropping sunrise and goosebump-inducing first note to the final credits, the animated classic is seared into our collective memories. It is perfection and untouchable. Which is why what I’m about to write hurts a little. It’s not that…

…Believe in Yesterday

If you’re reading this right now you probably fall into one of two groups. Either this is the first time you’ve heard of director Danny Boyle’s “Yesterday” and have no idea what it’s about, or you’re grinning from ear to ear right now because even if you haven’t heard of it you recognize that crosswalk…

…weave a web

Today, before I jump into the business of the day — my thoughts on “Spider-Man: Far From Home” — I’d like to first talk about how much I love the new Spider-Man. I know people were salty about the quick turnover rate from Maguire to Garfield to Holland (not to mention (Moore, Johnson, Pine, Mulaney,…

…See It’s Our Destiny

  “You’re gonna see it’s our destiny. You’ve got a friend in me.” Randy Newman, “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” There will come a day when the Toy Story franchise goes too far, but it is not this day. Pixar has once again managed to defy the odds with a fourth sequel that isn’t…

…Hope You Don’t Mind

I hope you don’t mind  that I put down in words, How wonderful life is while you’re in the world. Before I get started, just a heads up that I’ve been holding onto my feelings for this film for two weeks. I have no chill when it comes to Elton John, and this is very…