Stand By Me when I say this is a good film

3 out of 5 stars (Average) Note: This was part of my “Making of a Movie Geek” project from when I was 15 years old.  Please click the link to read up on this project.  Thoughts: Stand By Me is one of the best representations of childhood I’ve ever seen.  The acting, characters, and mixture… Continue Reading

Birds of Prey (And the Underused Potential of One DC Movie)

2.5 out of 5 stars (Decent) Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is an R-rated cartoon disguised as a superhero movie.  Colorful visuals, acidic humor, and energetic action pervade every frame, confidently carried by a rockin soundtrack and dedicated performances from Margot Robbie and Ewan McGregor.  Sadly, an underdeveloped supporting… Continue Reading

Frozen II: Bleak Sequel Will Leave Audiences Cold

2.4 out of 5 stars (Almost Decent) Frozen II is one of the most disappointing movies of the year.  Its story is unfocused, its songs are forgettable and over-produced, and the ever-shifting tone prevents you from fully engaging with it.  However, the animation is once again beautiful, some individual scenes hint at what could have… Continue Reading