Pixar’s New Fantasy Will Lift Your Soul

4 out of 5 stars (one of the best of the year) Note: I asked a family friend with young children about Soul, and the results varied.  The youngest (4) got bored and left while the two older (7 and 10) enjoyed the goofy moments, but were stymied by the human drama and somewhat scared… Continue Reading

Come Play: Tech-Based Horror Has Emotional Punch

Come Play may have the dumbest-sounding horror premise I’ve seen this year: A supernatural creature haunts an unstable family via an iPad (truly the most terrifying creation in existence).  However, as with an ever-increasing number of films with dumb-sounding conceits, Come Play makes the most out of its premise and provides a creepy creature flick… Continue Reading

Avengers: Endgame: Superhero Epic A Marvelous Conclusion

5 out of 5 stars (One of the best in its genre) This review is as spoiler-free as possible.  A spoiler-filled review is coming soon. After months of speculation, cryptic trailers, and even a few online leaks, Avengers: EndGame has arrived.  The swan song of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: EndGame will undoubtedly dry the eyes… Continue Reading