…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…

…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,…

…cheer, cheer

Happy Saturday (which is the day that today is), crusaders. This New Year’s weekend not only finds us smack dab in the middle of Christmas and New Year’s Day, but on the verge of some decisive games for this year’s NCAA Championship football. I would of course never dream of telling anyone who to root…

…savor

Well folks, it’s been quite a Summer of Blockbusters. We’ve seen some great ones, some mediocre ones, and some downright upsetting ones. This week, I’m bringing you one that’s not technically a blockbuster, but a great summertime movie with a blockbuster cast. “Chef” is the stuff of every movie-loving foodies’ dream. Written, directed, and starring Jon…

…set to stun

The trick to never being disappointed, is to know where to set your expectations. It’s true of life and usually true of summer blockbusters (you know what you did Green Lantern). In the case of Jon Favreau’s Sci-Fi Western, Cowboys & Aliens, you might guess that expectations were set pretty low. You would be wrong.  I’d say…