The Peanut Butter Falcon

I apologize for coming late to this party.  A couple of people recommended this movie to us before we went to TIFF.  We finally saw it this weekend and loved it.  The Peanut Butter Falcon is an original story with a charming cast.  It won the Narrative Spotlight Audience Award at SXSW 2019.  I never […]

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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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Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Wow! What a ride!  Mission: Impossible – Fallout is an exciting, fun movie that is like an aerobic workout.  Tom Cruise is still our hero Ethan Hunt, racing through cities, hanging from cliffs, and always ready with a clever quip.  In this edition of the Mission: Impossible franchise, Ethan sometimes falls a little short physically, […]

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Solo, a Star Wars Story

I enjoyed the new installment of Star Wars.  There are quite a few exciting action scenes.  Alden Ehrenreich is good as a young Han Solo, though he talks more than Harrison Ford.  Emilia Clarke is adorable as his love interest, Qi’ra.  Donald Glover is just as brash and confident as we imagined the young Lando […]

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The Leisure Seeker

I have no personal experience with Alzheimer’s Disease.  That said, I really enjoyed this movie.  I thought Helen Mirren’s portrayal of Ella was delightful, just the right balance of love and frustration.  Even when faced with a shock, she displays a believable amount of outrage and forgiveness.  Donald Sutherland’s John is exasperating, charming and convincingly confused.  […]

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