Bob Marley: One Love – The Biopic That Mostly Succeeds 

Packing the politics, the history, the love and the music into a couple hours remains a challenge   The interest in legacy music cuts across generations. This is certainly apparent ... Continue Reading →

Infinity Pool

Anyone was under age and able to sneak into a theater to see early David Cronenberg films probably never forgot the experiences, and likely followed him as he began to receive mainstream ... Continue Reading →

Zone of Interest

Based somewhat on the Martin Amis novel of the same name, this film is a stunning, chilling and amazing accomplishment. It begins by telling the seemingly mundane story of a relatively ... Continue Reading →

American Fiction

American Fiction is a an excellent, well-crafted and subversive film. It tells the story of a Black author and sometime professor (there’s certainly a lot of films about professors ... Continue Reading →


I’ve always been a bit befuddled and amused by the growing acclaim around Adam Driver, but in this film (notwithstanding his almost perfect name for the titular role), I can see the ... Continue Reading →

The Boys in the Boat – Rocky on the Water

I have yet to do a statistical analysis, but it feels like there are more films drawn from nonfiction sources these days. Perhaps truth is stranger than fiction, but it can certainly ... Continue Reading →

Dream Scenario

Nicolas Cage has managed an enviable career toggling between drama (Leaving Las Vegas), action (Face/Off) and comedy. In the latter genre he has excelled in films such as Fast Times ... Continue Reading →


As perhaps the most pivotal entertainer in American history, the story of Elvis Presley has been told from countless angles. Here the story is told by his wife, Priscilla. Written, ... Continue Reading →