…Let the Light In

“A Wrinkle In Time,” the novel by Madeleine L’Engle, is a short book. Packed into those few hundred pages are whole worlds. Some are in bright, brilliant colors, others in dull shades of brown, but all are equally fascinating. Ava DuVernay’s reimagining of this beloved novel attempts to capture all of the sparkle and brilliance…

…Make Strides

As we come to the end of 2017, it’s time to take stock of the year. That may sound like an unappealing task, and frankly, if you choose to look forward instead of back, I understand. Although, it is hard to determine progress if you don’t occasionally take a look back at where you started. With…

…Wonder

To say  that Wonder Woman’s first appearance on the silver screen is long overdue, is a vast understatement. She made her comic book debut in 1941, two years after Batman (1939) and three years after Superman (1938). While DC’s Man of Steel and the Caped Crusader have appeared in over 20 films between them, Wonder Woman has been waiting…

…pay back

In the spirit of starting this year’s Oscar reviews with honesty, I’m going to be upfront with you. When I saw that “Hell or High Water” was a Best Picture nominee I assumed it was because it was a Jeff Bridges western (he has a history). I was wrong. The story of brothers Toby (Chris…

…Go Above and Beyond

In its third film, director Justin Lin takes the reigns from J.J. Abrams and takes the new Star Trek franchise to a place it hasn’t been before…the old franchise. In “Star Trek Beyond,” the new series embraces its roots, and has a little bit more fun. The crew of the USS Enterprise is in the middle…