Review: “Wonder Wheel”

** This review was written and submitted to the Tribune News Service, but I haven’t been able to find a link to a paper that’s picked it up. ** Is it possible to separate the art from the artist? That question has unfortunately become an annual tradition when it comes to Woody Allen. Since financiers… Continue reading Review: “Wonder Wheel”

October 2016 Reviews

October 7 Movie review: Emily Blunt excellent in ‘The Girl on the Train’ Movie review: Can ‘Birth of a Nation’ withstand controversy? Yes and no

September 2016 Reviews

September 16th Tribune ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ proves to be v.v. satisfying Movie review: ‘Snowden’ is the Hollywood version of events in NSA leak case LA Times ‘A Beautiful Now’ is a tedious dance with death ‘The Devil’s Dolls’ isn’t horrible enough to be fun Odd friendship dramedy ‘Moments of Clarity’ has its winning moments, thanks… Continue reading September 2016 Reviews

July 2016 Reviews

July 1st Tribune Movie review: ‘The Purge: Election Year’ is the craziest Purge yet Movie review: Spielberg, Dahl work well together in ‘The BFG’ This ’Tarzan’ is dull, woefully out of touch LA Times  Michel Gondry captures joyous moment of tween time with ‘Microbe & Gasoline’ Comedian takes her politics seriously in documentary ‘Roseanne for… Continue reading July 2016 Reviews

June 2016 Reviews

June 3rd Tribune Movie review: ‘Popstar’ starts strong, fizzles out ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ review: Should’ve stayed in the dark LA Times Duff McKagan doc ‘It’s So Easy’ talks the talk more than it rocks the rock The Playlist Recap: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 7 Welcomes Back ‘The Broken Man’ June 10th Tribune… Continue reading June 2016 Reviews

May 2016 Reviews

May 6th Tribune  Film review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is dependable, enjoyable Movie Review: Secrets Lurk Below The Surface In Terrific ‘A Bigger Splash’ Movie Review: ‘Pele’ Traces Soccer Legend’s Early Years LA Times ‘Those People,’ a touching take on Manhattan’s young and rich These ‘Mothers and Daughters’ need to lighten up Hard to embrace… Continue reading May 2016 Reviews

April 2016 Reviews

April 1st Tribune Movie review: ‘The Dark Horse’ makes chess more than a game Movie review: ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ is no ‘Dazed and Confused,’ but it’s a good time Movie review: ‘Miles Ahead’ masterfully improvises its tune LA Times  ‘Girl in the Photographs’ fails to develop beyond a minor horror film ‘Pranksters’ may kill off… Continue reading April 2016 Reviews

Playboy: April 2016 Issue

I wrote about Prestige True Crime TV in the April 2016 issue of Playboy. Check out the link below. We’ve Reached Peak True Crime Addiction. But What Are We Really Looking For?

March 2016 Reviews

March 4th LA Times  ‘Ava’s Possessions’ shows it can get tiresome playing with demons ‘Trapped’ is a primer on increased regulation of U.S. abortion providers Tribune  Movie review: ‘Knight of Cups’ is best for Malick devotees ‘Zootopia’ review: Rabbit, fox fight crime, stereotypes in Disney’s big city adventure ‘The Wave’ review: Norway’s first disaster movie… Continue reading March 2016 Reviews