The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Welcome to Marwen) is a writer-director-producer whose films have always caught my attention even if I haven't always rushed to see them. Strangely enough Zemeckis is not the one who got me onto this film but three members of the cast did. Octavia Spencer (Truth Be Told, Hidden Figures, … Continue reading The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

Enola Holmes | A Great Synergy of Writing, Acting, Directing and Everything in Between

It was only when the movie was annouced that I became aware of Enola Holmes. Although a newer character in the Sherlock Holmes mythology, I wasn't phased by it because I've been pleasantly surprised by many versions of Sherlock, Watson, and Mycroft. Directed by Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag, Dickensian) and adapted by Jack Thorne (His Dark … Continue reading Enola Holmes | A Great Synergy of Writing, Acting, Directing and Everything in Between

Wild Card | Surprising but it lacks refinement

From writer William Goldman, director Simon West, and starring Jason Statham, Milo Ventimiglia, Sofia Vergara, Anne Heche, Stanley Tucci & Michael Angarano. It’s a remake of Banco (1986) lead by Burt Reynolds and based on Goldman’s novel Heat. Premise: Nick Wild is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. … Continue reading Wild Card | Surprising but it lacks refinement

Still Alice | Psychology violent, scary and very good

Based on a novel by Lisa Genova, the film stars Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth (Last Vegas 21), Hunter Parrish (Weeds, The Good Wife) & Alec Baldwin (30 Rock). The film was directed by Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland (Americas Next Top Model). Premise: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned … Continue reading Still Alice | Psychology violent, scary and very good