Daily Archives: May 14, 2019

Next screening? It’s “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” night in the Big O

Long title, longish movie. Hoping for the best.

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Movie Review: Johnny Depp looks for life’s second chance as “The Professor”

I can’t recall ever truly hating a Johnny Depp star vehicle, and I’m not going to start with “The Professor.” But I’m tempted. It flirts with being offensive, but falls short. It’s not entirely maudlin, not wholly misogynistic, but close … Continue reading

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Preview: “Midsommar” is coming, kids, so you’d best beware

This is the July 3 horror tale from the director of “Hereditary,” Ari Aster. A little “Wicker Man,” a little “The Witch,” a bit of Scandinavia isn’t all that inviting, eh?  

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Documentary Review: “The Biggest Little Farm”

You need to see “The Biggest Little Farm,” and not because that many of us have the energy, gumption and chutzpah to emulate what we see here. Everybody needs to see this lovely little documentary because of its optimism, a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Wild Nights with Emily”

“Wild Nights with Emily” is a makeover of the image of legendarily “sad,” “loveless,” “reclusive” “spinster” poet Emily Dickinson. It’s “Drunk History” without the alcohol. It re-examines the “legend,” and tears holes in it with laughs based on rock solid … Continue reading

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