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

Gerwig’s Little Women A Big Misfire

Little Women Poster

1.5 out of 5 stars (One of the Worst of the Year) I don’t like Greta Gerwig’s Little Women.  While it has received near-universal adoration from audiences and critics, I was alternately bored, confused, and frustrated.  I loved the 1994 version, so what went wrong? In my opinion, Greta Gerwig’s Little Women entirely misunderstands its… Continue Reading