Movie Review: “Irresistible”

Movie Review: “Irresistible”

“Irresistible” is a political satire written and directed by Jon Stewart. In it, Steve Carrell plays Gary Zimmer, a Democratic political consultant still aching from the wounds of Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign in 2016. Desperate to...
POTD: “Ghostbusters” Reunion

POTD: “Ghostbusters” Reunion

I recently embedded one of Josh Gad’s “Reunited Apart” shows with the cast and creators of “Splash.” Now he’s back with another movie reunion, this time with the cast of “Ghostbusters” — Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd,...
Will They Show “The Mask”?

Will They Show “The Mask”?

AMC announced yesterday that it will reopen most of its US theaters on July 15, with seating capped at 30% capacity. But the company has gotten some backlash after saying that while its employees must wear face masks, it will encourage customers to wear them but not...
Movie Review: “7500”

Movie Review: “7500”

We haven’t had a skyjacking movie in quite a while. There were plenty of them in the 1990s (e.g. “Executive Decision,” “Passenger 57,” “Con Air,” and “Air Force One”), but after the 9/11 attacks — with the...
“La La Land” Redux

“La La Land” Redux

When “La La Land” first hit theaters in late 2016, I raved about it, rated it a 9.5 out of 10, and named it the Best Movie Of The Year. A few months later, when “Moonlight” won the Oscar for Best Picture (after the wrong-envelope disaster), I...
Movie Review: “Da 5 Bloods”

Movie Review: “Da 5 Bloods”

Spike Lee is back with another winner. “Da 5 Bloods” is the story of a group of Vietnam War veterans (Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Delroy Lindo, and Clarke Peters) who return to find the remains of their squad leader (Chadwick Boseman) and bring him...