Oscars Thoughts

Oscars Thoughts

There was a point in last night’s Oscars telecast when the headline would have read: “Deaf Man And Openly Queer Woman Win Oscars For First Time!” But those accomplishments were overshadowed by Will Smith’s toxic masculinity. Here are my thoughts on the whole broadcast.

Movie Review: “The Lost City”

Movie Review: “The Lost City”

Here’s my review of the new Sandra Bullock/Channing Tatum adventure-romance-comedy, which looked to be a ripoff of “Romancing The Stone,” but turned out to be better than I expected.

Movie Review: “Infinite Storm”

Movie Review: “Infinite Storm”

Bundle up for a new movie starring Naomi Watts battling extreme weather conditions in the White Mountains of New Hampshire while trying to save the life of a young man who’s freezing to death. Here’s my review.

Movie Moment At The Poker Table

Movie Moment At The Poker Table

Not long ago, while playing poker, I made a casual reference to one of the greatest movies of all time, but I was stunned when the player next to me had no idea what I was talking about. Here’s the story.

Woody Bombs Again

Woody Bombs Again

If you enjoy reading my reviews of movies I hated, you’ll get a kick out what I have to say about Woody Allen’s latest, “Rifkin’s Festival.”

West Side Stories

West Side Stories

I was going to re-watch Spielberg’s “West Side Story” on Disney+ this weekend, but I discovered newly-released behind-the-scenes mini-docs about various pieces of the production on YouTube. So I spent over an hour down that rabbit hole.

Greatest Movies of the 1980s

Greatest Movies of the 1980s

Rolling Stone has published its list of the 100 greatest movies of the 1980s. I’ve only seen 62 of them. How about you?

Movie Review: “Kimi”

Movie Review: “Kimi”

Here’s my review of a Steven Soderbergh movie for HBO Max which stars Zoë Kravitz as a young tech worker who gets drawn into a mystery that reminds me of “The Conversation” and “Blow Out.”

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