My wife and I had the pleasure of taking in a preview showing last night of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", which officially opens in theatres on Friday, December 15, 2017. There are going to be many spoilers in this review, but they don't start just yet. Consider this opening sort of like the … Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The Nativity Story
The wry comedy of Albert Brooks was on full display in the 1991 heavenly comedy "Defending Your Life" which he directed.In the film, Brooks stars as a man who has died and finds himself in a purgatory-like pleasant way station where he must actually, literally defend his life at a formal hearing in order to … Continue reading Defending Your Life
That is how long the typical student the world over will spend in their high school careers - two million minutes. Four years in the students life - do the math (assuming you know how.) It is also the name of a documentary film that asks a simple thought-provoking question that you might think you … Continue reading Two million minutes
A classic movie musical put out in the 21st century, with song and dance numbers, whatever will they think of next?A bit skeptical of something that is based on a Broadway play that was itself inspired by the music of ABBA? The 1970's-era world-wide supergroup ABBA? So was I.It's not that back in my teen … Continue reading Mamma Mia !