Month: December 2017

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman


If you want to understand the creation of modern American show business, then you absolutely have to see this holiday’s smash musical “The Greatest Showman.” The film details the life of P.T. Barnum (played wonderfully by Hugh Jackman), and how through the sheer force of personality, he brought forward his vision for the modern circus.… Read More »


“Just Getting Started” Should Stop: Morgan Freeman Should Stick to Dramas


The latest action-comedy starring Morgan Freeman, “Just Getting Started,” should have never gotten started in the first place. While Freeman might be one of the most respected and admired actors in Hollywood, the reality is that he’s 80 years old right now and he’s trying to pretend that he’s half his age. He should stick… Read More »


“Ferdinand” Is An Adorable Family Film


The new computer-animated movie “Ferdinand” from director Carlos Saldanha is a modern re-telling of the classic children’s tale “The Story of Ferdinand.” It tells the story of a pacifist bull who would rather smell the flowers than fight in a bullfighting ring. Parents and grandparents will love this film, and young kids will giggle and… Read More »


“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Will Break Box Office Records


“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” from director Rian Johnson looks like it is going to break box office records. Early tracking estimates published by Variety now have the film pulling down more than $200 million on its opening weekend, with the potential to make as much as “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” made on its… Read More »


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