If Beale Street Could Talk

We saw If Beale Street Could Talk at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.  This movie is highly anticipated being Barry Jenkins’ follow up film to Academy Award for Best Picture Moonlight.  It is a charming love story with stand out acting.  The story focuses on Tish Rivers (played by the adorable first timer Kiki […]

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Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Shoplifters is one of those movies we don’t want to fall through the cracks.  It is a very charming Japanese film.  It won the Palme d’Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.  Previous winners are The Square, I, Daniel Blake, Pulp Fiction and M*A*S*H.  We also saw this movie on Day 10 of the 2018 […]

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Wow, Claire Foy(Lisbeth Salander) deserves most versatile actress of the year!  We loved her in The Crown, she was great in First Man but this role was amazing.  Being the third actress to play Lisbeth Salander, (Rooney Mara and Noomi Rapace), Foy did a great job.  We were a little worried the fierce trailer would […]

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The Old Man & The Gun

As much as I enjoyed this movie I really hope it’s not Robert Redford’s last movie.  “The Old Man & The Gun” is just a bit of fluff.  Redford’s portrayal of Forrest Tucker, an actual bank robber that escaped from 18 different facilities, is done with his usual charming demeanor that we have come to […]

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A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor was a surprise.  It’s a clever, funny thriller that keeps you guessing until the end.  Blake Lively is superb as the sophisticated and mysterious Emily while Anna Kendrick is adorable as the over achieving under confident Stephanie.  These two actresses play off each other wonderfully.  It is charming to watch them get […]

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