Posts Categorized: Movie Reviews

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I cannot do this without spoilers. If you want my spoiler-free reaction to the movie, I can simply repeat what I said on my facebook page: Enjoyable movie. Fixed some of the issues I had with episodes 7-8 (mostly episode 8). The plot felt convoluted and extremely rushed. Character arcs were good. TONS of gaping… Read more »

Five Friday Favorites: New To Me

We all have favorites. Favorite movies, favorite books, favorite ice cream flavors… and there’s little in the world that’s more fun than finding a new favorite, or someone who shares one or more of your favorites. I’ve encountered a few of the former recently, and thought I’d write a post in which I shared them… Read more »

Dark Phoenix

It’s been a long time since I went to see a movie on opening day. I miss the days of a big movie coming out at midnight and waiting in line outside the theater for hours playing cards and chatting with friends. I think, if there’s one thing I miss about college, it’s those memories…. Read more »

The Disappointment that is Next GEN

If you’re considering watching Netflix’s new animated movie “NEXT GEN” with your kids… I’d recommend holding off on that for a moment. We watched it. And usually, I might reserve a review for a week when I don’t have anything else scheduled… but I feel strongly enough about this that I decided to go ahead… Read more »