John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

For those of you that appreciate this genre, all I can say is WOW!  If you are like me and didn’t take Latin in high school, you should know that Parabellum means prepare for war.  This third installment of the John Wick franchise could be the best.  Part of the appeal of John Wick was […]

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Throwback Thursday

One of the darlings at Sundance 2019 was Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins.  Recently, it came to Netflix, so I gave it a go.  This movie is based on the book The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy written by Elizabeth Kendall, depicting her relationship with Bundy.  […]

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Throwback Thursday

One of my family’s favorite movies is Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.  Between the subtle humor and the outright physical comedy, it’s hilarious.  I just found out It was a remake of the 1964 Bedtime Story starring David Niven and Marlon Brando.  I didn’t have time to screen the movie, so I cheated and looked it up on […]

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Throwback Thursday

The 49th USA Film Festival opened at the Angelika Dallas Wednesday, April 24th.  After a cocktail party sponsored by Tootsies, complete with young women modeling Halston gowns, they screened three opening films – Halston, American Woman and The White Crow.  I attended The White Crow, a fascinating “based on a true story” about Rudolph Nureyev.  […]

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Throwback Thursday

Slumdog Millionaire was the Best Picture of 2009.  Danny Boyle’s film about a young boy in Mumbai walked away with a total of eight Academy Awards including Best Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Score, Original Song and Sound Mixing.  This film focuses on Jamal, a winning contestant on “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”.  After […]

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The Best of Enemies

Robin Bissell has been a producer in Hollywood for quite some time.  While working on Pleasantville and Seabiscuit he developed a friendship with Tobey Maguire.   The Best of Enemies, an emotional and evocative film is Bissell’s directorial debut brought to fruition by Material Pictures, Maguire’s production company. Taraji P. Henson (What Men Want) plays Ann […]

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