Movie Reviews

File Photo
“Anomalisa” uses puppets to tell a very human story

What does it mean to love and be loved? What does it mean to be alive? What does it mean to be human? By pondering these...

File Photo
“Room” is an excellent study of human psychology

I’m sure you’re familiar with the film scene I’m about to describe: after overcoming insurmountable odds and all m...

File Photo
“Brooklyn” about finding joy amidst tragedy

“Brooklyn” has a glow about it, as if it knows that it is far superior to any Nicholas Sparks film adaptation, despi...

File Photo
“Mockingjay – Part 2” fails to take flight

With the release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” last week, the franchise, based upon the popular young...

File Photo
“Spotlight” shines a light on sexual abuse

Facing conflict is almost always painful. No one likes to see their comfortable community victimized by despicable acts ...

File Photo
Jon Foreman’s “Dawn” EP an uplifting close to “The Wonderlands” project

“Dawn” is the fourth and final EP in Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman’s recent solo project, “The Wonderlands...

File Photo
“Spectre” a lackluster conclusion to the Craig Bond era

With 24 films that span 50 years, James Bond has been an icon of cinema. Over the last decade the franchise has taken a ...

File Photo
“Rock the Kasbah” a movie that struggles to find its identity

One of the greatest comics of the last half century is without a doubt Bill Murray. His work on “Saturday Night Live...

File photo
“Steve Jobs” a poignant portrait of an imperfect man

The Apple company is intertwined with the DNA of America. The iconic logo of the silver apple with a bite out of it is r...

File Photo
“Beasts of No Nation” an unsettling film about the human cost of war

“Beasts of No Nation” is a film about a fictional war set in a fictional African country yet it feels all too real. ...