I have been holding off making this list for some time with some hope that films like Call Me by My Name and Phantom Thread would be released in theaters near me by now (as I am currently home for the holidays and not in Chicago). But alas! They have yet to arrive! … More My Favorite Films of 2017!
Isn’t it interesting that former “Amazing Spider-Man” director Marc Webb is now making a movie with Marvel’s Captain America? Just a fun little bit trivia that I noticed. I was really interested in seeing both director Marc Webb and lead actor Chris Evans away from their Marvel projects. Not because I’m tired of superhero films … More Gifted (2017) Movie Review
There is a beautiful moment amount the midpoint of this movie that has all our titular characters sitting down and eating dinner. Logan, Professor X, and newcomers X-23 all have dinner with a regular working class family. There is a calm to this scene, a beauty and also a sense of heartbreak. We’ve come so … More Logan (2017) Movie Review
Getting away from the typical knee jerk reaction after viewing the trailer for “Before I Fall” (which is to simply call it a “Groundhog Day” rip off) and viewing this movie for what it is, is no less gratifying. It would be easy to dismiss this as a “Groundhog Day” rip off (since the premise … More Before I Fall (2017) Movie Review
Another year of movies down, another year begins with new hopes, dreams, and resolutions upon us (for instance I resolve to write more consistently and often here). So that comes to the point when we say goodbye to the movies of 2016 and look forward to the movies of 2017. 2016 managed to finish stronger … More Top 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2017