…Try to Make It Real

Talk about a dream, Try to make it real. Bruce Springsteen, “The Badlands” Today, I’m wrapping up our summer of blockbusters with a film that is the perfect finale for this summer of cinema. Firstly, it is not a blockbuster, which is very on theme for this year’s lineup. Secondly, it centers around music and…

…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 House…

…transform

In most ways Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Cinderella” is just as charming (and although it’s sacrilege to say, perhaps even more-so) as the 1950’s animated classic. Director Kenneth Branagh has done a wonderful job making this movie beautiful. There’s not one frame that can’t be described as gorgeous.

…tune in

We are nearly a week into this new year, and for many of us that means one thing…

…carry the flag

As we continue our journey towards “The Avengers,” we take a step back in time.  A step back to the not so simpler times of WWII and Captain America. Steve Rogers, a small, sickly but outrageously courageous kid, is a patriotic dream, risking everything to serve his country. What red,white, and blue-blooded American doesn’t love this…

…Come Together

There’s no mistaking from the first moment what  “Captain America: The First Avenger” really is: The final piece. Thankfully, this last piece in “The Avengers” puzzle also happens to be a decent film, and an excellent example of a comic book movie done right. Director Joe Johnston’s film takes the human and the supernatural elements, mixes them together…