Nice perspective from sixty-two year old Kelly McGillis, on why she wasn’t asked to be part of the “Top Gun” sequel.
If you’ve never seen “Mississippi Grind,” the 2015 movie in which I played poker with Ben Mendelsohn (who co-starred with Ryan Reynolds and Sienna Miller), it is now streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Kanopy. Or, if you don’t want to watch the whole movie, you can see my entire two-minutes-plus scene here.
Quentin Tarantino’s back with a retro story of Hollywood in 1969, with a cast headlined by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. Here’s my full review.
Awkafina, fresh off scene-stealing performances in “Oceans 8” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” takes on the dramatic lead in “The Farewell,” about a family dealing with a terminal diagnosis by telling “a good lie.” Here is my full review.
Here’s my full review of “Arctic,” in which Mads Mikkelson gives an amazing performance as a man lost in a frozen wilderness alone. I’ve added it to my Movies You Might Not Know list.
I’m not sure HOW Jon Favreau and his technical team made this version of “The Lion King,” but I’m even less sure WHY they did it. Here’s my full review.
My review of “Maiden,” a compelling documentary about the first all-female crew to race a sailboat around the world.
My review of the new action-comedy, which stars Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver forced to take Dave Bautista, as a cop, all over town to catch a bad guy.