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Monday, September 26, 2022

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a Majestic Ode to Queen

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is the highly awaited biopic on the legendary 1970s rock band Queen and its frontman Freddie Mercury. Like most, I’ve heard their singles before (including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the mega-hit the movie is...

Crimson Peak is the peak of movies this October

Master monster-maker Guillermo del Toro has once again proven that he doesn’t need to make a horror movie to provide scares and entertainment. Labeled as a gothic romance piece, “Crimson Peak” is a beautiful...

“The Great Gatsby” Review

If there's one thing Baz Luhrmann does well, it's theatrics. From 1996's “Romeo + Juliet” to 2001's “Moulin Rouge!” Luhrmann has an obvious knack for weaving soap opera atmosphere into his works. He's a...

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” is a wartime romp

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” is a movie roughly following the memoir of wartime journalist Kim Barker that stars Tina Fey and is directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. If you wanted to see a...

“Spongebob Squarepants” is a splash of fun

The sponge is back, more visually and aesthetically stunning than ever. Fifteen years into the game and these aquatic creatures are still alluring in the most dynamic ways possible. “Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge out of...

“Life of Pi” Movie Review

In 2009, Fox 2000 Pictures announced that director Ang Lee (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Brokeback Mountain”) had signed on for the film adaptation of best-selling adventure-drama novel “Life of Pi,” written by Yann Martel....

“Captain Phillips” Movie Review

When Tom Hanks is billed as a lead for an emotionally challenging film, it has generally been a recipe for success in the past two decades. When he was cast as Captain Richard Phillips...

“Stan and Ollie”: a touching tribute to a legendary comedic duo

Starting their career together in the late 1920s and lasting through the mid-1940s, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy starred in 107 pictures together as a team that began during the silent era of films...

‘Thunder Force’’s lackluster comedy is elevated by its strong female leads

“Thunder Force,” which premiered on Netflix with stars Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer at the forefront as Lydia and Emily, presents two former friends who become superheros after genetically altering their DNA. The film...

‘The King,’ a brutally honest depiction of 15th century war and monarchy

Time and time again, people around the globe often fantasize about the illusion that is the English monarchy. Many TV shows and movies have given their take on what it would be like to...