‘Thor: Ragnarok’

  So we all agree this was fun right?  Good.  So this will be an ‘actor’s review’… If one thing bothered me consistently, it was Idris Elba.  Not as an actor or a character, but ‘how is Idris Elba the movie star the sixth wheel in this?’  Having said that, I’m sure one ‘third sequel […]

Oscar Preview 2015 – Best Supporting Actor & Actress

  Here are the nominees for Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette – Boyhood Laura Dern – Wild Keira Knightley – the Imitation Game Emma Stone – Birdman Meryl Streep – Into the Woods Who Should Win: Hm.  Meryl is the definition of ‘legacy nominations’, I felt like Laura Dern’s character was more important to the story […]

‘Foxcatcher’

  Very sad and disturbing, but all in an entertaining way. Like the other nominated movies that are ‘based on a true story’, you can Google the real people and get all the broad strokes and facts of this story.  The beauty of the dramatization in Foxcatcher is in the deadly three way relationship between the Schultz […]

The Kids Are All Right

The opinions I’ve heard about The Kids Are All Right have run the gamut from ‘great indie film’ to ‘whatever word is the opposite of misogyny.’  It got a Globe nomination for Best Screenplay and on the whole I’ve heard good things so I had to check it out. I don’t know whether this is […]