The Nun: Horror film is Predictable, but Fun

The Nun poster

2.5 out of 5 stars (Decent) The Nun is the newest installment in the popular Conjuring film series, though you don’t need to have seen the other films to get it.  While it certainly isn’t as good as The Conjuring 1 and 2, the film is a suitably fun Haunted House Movie (or, Haunted Abbey… Continue Reading

Wade into “The Shallows” For a Bloody Good Time

The Shallows poster

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) I walked into The Shallows thinking it would be a borderline exploitative examination of star Blake Lively in a beautiful bikini, that just so happened to involve a shark. To my astonishment, the film provided a strong female character, gritty realism, and a career-best performance from Ms. Lively.  The… Continue Reading