Moonlight Fox (2020) (YouTube Short)

Gonna try something a little different with our latest review… Moonlight Fox is a character created by Jordan Gibson. From what I understand, the character is inspired by the Tokusatsu genre in Japan (Godzilla and the Power Rangers would be the most famous example to those of us who are unfamiliar), but particularly inspired byContinue reading “Moonlight Fox (2020) (YouTube Short)”

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

From IMDb: “A young woman embraces her pregnancy while she and her family set out to prove her childhood friend and lover innocent of a crime he didn’t commit.” What I like: This is a very precise film, with a clear vision. Every camera move, every musical cue, every tick in the actor’s performances allContinue reading “If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)”

Dolemite Is My Name

From IMDB: “Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.” What I liked: Having grown up on Eddie Murphy, it’s so good to see him back in something mainstream. He seemed reallyContinue reading “Dolemite Is My Name”

7 Days in Entebbe

What I Liked: The dancing scene at the beginning. [SPOILER ALERT] The editing of the final confrontation with the dancing that was shown at the beginning. Superimposed titles. the end scene contrasted with dancing. Based on real events. Certain characters have very good development. This is based on true events, and the actual military operationContinue reading “7 Days in Entebbe”

Death Wish (2018)

What I Liked: Better paced than the original, never feels slow. His profession in this version makes more sense than in the original and even helps progress the story along. It’s nice to see director Eli Roth expand his resume to outside of the horror genre. [SPOILER ALERT] The attack on the family is notContinue reading “Death Wish (2018)”

John Wick: Chapter 2

– Whoa. And I mean “WHOA”. While the first one lacked an actual quality screenplay, it was still stupidly entertaining. This one ditches the stupid and really brings it, by upping the action, the sets and THANKFULLY giving a legitimate good script. – Keanu’s work always gets my attention. If he’s in something (even ifContinue reading “John Wick: Chapter 2”

One Day at a Time

– a very faithful remake* of the 70’s/80’s sitcom , but now set in Echo Park and about a Cuban-American family. – just because they sometimes speak Spanish doesn’t mean their struggles aren’t HUMAN: inequality, acceptance, economy, single-motherhood, dating, immigration, PTSD, puberty, etc., etc., etc. – In my almost 39 years of life, my familyContinue reading “One Day at a Time”