Tenet: Good Acting Can’t Save Nonsensical Thriller

2.5 out of 5 stars (decent) There’s a lot riding on the success of Tenet.  After multiple pushbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic and writer-director Christopher Nolan’s insistence that it be seen in theaters, many were proclaiming Tenet would bring everyone back to the movies again.  I’m sad to say that not only does Tenet… Continue Reading

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