‘Ocean’s 8’ Review: No Style, No Wit, No Moral Courage

About 40-minutes into Ocean’s 8, after it struck me that the movie was nowhere near as much fun as heist movies are supposed to be, my attention wandered towards ideas that might have made the experience a bit more lively. And because I’m a child, an image popped into my head…

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‘Solo’ Review: Too Forgettable to Ruin Your Childhood

Alden Ehrenreich has been given the unenviable task of stepping into the shoes of Harrison Ford, and please forgive my manners as I make an issue of the fact that Ehrenreich is noticeably too short, way too short to step in the shoes of anyone who is not a member of the Lollipop Guild.

Alden Ehrenreich appears in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (Disney, 2018).

Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Slammed By Reviewers

So how bad is I Feel Pretty? Not having seen it (yeah, right — you first), I can only put the following pieces of information together and assume it is freakin’ hideous, because  1) when a left-wing sacred cow like Schumer gets 2) terrible reviews, the movie’s 3)  gotta suck so hard.

Busy Philipps, Amy Schumer, and Aidy Bryant in I Feel Pretty (Voltage Pictures, 2018)

‘Sully’ Review: Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks Stick the Landing

After a summer movie season full of horrendous and spectacularly ill-conceived sequels and reboots, along comes Clint Eastwood, on the first weekend of the fall season, to remind Hollywood how it’s done with an old-school, unabashedly feel-good biopic that features Tom Hanks at the top of his game.

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The Best and Worst Movies of 2015

Because I am lucky enough to live in the sticks of North Carolina, unlike my Los Angeles days, I don’t see everything because most of the smaller Oscar-bait movies fail — with good reason — to make their way out

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