…Climb Aboard

Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express” harkens back to a simpler time. A time when train travel was elegant, extravagant, and in style. A time when the journey was just as important as the destination. A time when a murder made headlines and shocked the world. And finally, a time when ensemble casts meant…


As the end of summer approaches, and the box office’s list of offerings becomes slimmer, I thought I’d try something different this week. Instead of making the weekly trip to the cinema, I took a look at the latest on the smaller screen. Netflix has been churning out a slew of original content in the…

…keep swimming

This week, summer officially arrived and we are well on our way into another season of reboots and sequels that bring with them infinite hope that they will defy the odds. To the surprise of absolutely no one, Pixar has once again beat those odds with another chapter of its much beloved “Finding Nemo.”


From the very first seconds of  “The Grand Budapest Hotel” it’s clear this is a Wes Anderson film. The look, the dialogue, the premise, it has all of the wonderful things that make up this slightly off-kilter, but always fun to look at stories.

…Pick A Side

Who is John Carter?  Or more importantly, what is “John Carter”? Directed by Andrew Stanton, this cinematic retelling of the Edgar Rice Burroughs’ sci-fi novel A Princess of Mars, is an epic tale told across two worlds. John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), a Civil War veteran seems to always be escaping trouble. When he finds himself suddenly…