…check yourself

Today I’m going to do something I don’t like to do, but the circumstances have forced my hand. Today I will weigh in on a movie I have not seen. Why? Put simply, I refuse to believe that “The Hustle” could possibly be as bad as the low (but slightly improved) rating it currently has…

…Settle a Score

Today the sixth Mission Impossible, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout,” hits theaters. This is not impressive. Many a series has exceeded this mark.  What may seem a little surprising is its reception. I say “seem,” because, well, I’ll get to that point later. Usually by this point reviewers have lost interest, and grown tired of the…

…see you at the movies

Traditionally, critics don’t get much love, but since the passing of Roger Ebert yesterday afternoon, there’s been little else. Ebert was a film criticism institution, and a social media master in recent years.  If you haven’t seen his Twitter feed, I’d highly recommend it. I didn’t always agree with him, but I always read his…