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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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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