The Aeronauts

The exciting ballooning scenes coupled with the nonlinear storyline keep this film moving right along.  This film is based on an actual flight taken by James Glaisher but Amelia Wren is a fictionalized compilation of several female balloonists of the time, his actual co-pilot Henry Tracey Coxwell is completely omitted from the film.  The chemistry […]

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Ford vs Ferrari

Denise and Tony’s favorite movie at TIFF 2019 was Ford vs Ferrari.  Kind of a buddy movie, with fast cars and silly businessmen thrown in.  The chemistry between Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and Ken Miles (Christian Bale, Hostiles) seemed genuine.  I thought the big business shenanigans were fascinating.  The exhilarating car scenes kept my heart […]

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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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Captain Marvel

After all they hype and media coverage, I went to see Captain Marvel.  My first response was that this is no Black Panther.  For some reason, the character development felt flat and one dimensional.  I enjoyed the uncovering of the backstory of Nick Fury, Agent Colson and the Avengers.  Danvers/Marvel’s origin story was told in […]

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