The Florida Project
The Florida Project (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2018)
Although he is just the manager of a budget motel close to Disney World, Bobby (William Dafoe) can't help but take notice of Moonee (Brooklynn Prince), a six-year-old guest. The playful girl and her mom are renting week-to-week, yet as the summer passes Bobby gets drawn into the life of the neglected child and becomes concerned over the choices being made by her young, single mother (Bria Vinaite).
Call Me By Your Name
Call Me By Your Name (Movie Reviews, Last Update Mar 2018)
In the summer of 1983, surrounded by the enchanting scenery of Northern Italy, seventeen year-old Elio (Timothy Chalet) meets twenty-four-year-old Oliver (Armie Hammer). The handsome grad student has come to be a research assistant to Elio's father (Michael Stuhlbarg). But before Oliver's six-week assignment is over, the two become entangled in a sexual relationship.
Lady Bird
Lady Bird (Movie Reviews, Last Update Mar 2018)
Lady Bird is the name Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) gives herself, as the seventeen-year-old tries to break away from her family and find her own identity. Yet the biggest problem is that she is just like her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalfe).
Phantom Thread
Phantom Thread (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) has made a name for himself as a dressmaker for the rich and famous of 1950's London. But the pattern of his life is ruffled with the arrival of a young woman (Vicky Krieps) who makes a few alterations to the bachelor's routine.
I, Tonya
I, Tonya (Movie Reviews, Last Update Mar 2018)
This bio-drama depicts the infamous life of US figure skater, Tonya Harding (played by Margot Robbie), who was disqualified from the sport after she and her former husband (Sebastian Stan) ere accused of using a violent approach to taking out her competition.
Winchester (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2018)
Sarah Winchester (played by Helen Mirren) is the heir of the Winchester fortune, which was made from the sales of the Winchester firearms. She also fears she has inherited the blame for those killed by the weapon. And that shame is haunting her-- literally.
Forever My Girl
Forever My Girl (Movie Reviews, Last Update Feb 2018)
After choosing his career over his fiancée (Jessica Rothe), Laim Page (Alex Roe) went on to a successful country music career. When he returns to his hometown eight-years later, he discovers his past still has a hold his heart.
12 Strong
12 Strong (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
12 Strong is based on the true story of a Special Forces team sent from America to Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. Their goal was to take down the Taliban -- and their method mixed state-of-the-art equipment with some old-fashioned military weapons. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Peña.
Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
It is hard to tell who is bigger or badder: an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Department headed by Nick Flanagan (Gerard Butler) or a gang of bank robbers leaded by Tony 'Z' Zapata (Kaiwi Lyman). Perhaps will become clear during their showdown at the Federal Reserve Bank.
Paddington 2
Paddington 2 (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
Paddington Bear (voice of Ben Whishaw) returns in this second adventure. This time the lovable marmalade-eater is taking on a few odd jobs to earn some spending money. Along the way, he runs into an oddly suspicious criminal. The movie also stars Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters.
The Commuter
The Commuter (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
Michael McCauley (Liam Neeson) is just an ordinary citizen, businessman and father. But one day, while commuting from work, he is approached by a pretty stranger (Vera Farmiga) who charmingly ensnares him in a deadly game.
Insidious: The Last Key
Insidious: The Last Key (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
Everyone must face their childhood demons if they hope to stop being haunted by them. In this fourth movie in the Insidious franchise, a parapsychologist (played by Lin Shaye) does just that by returning to the house where she grew up.
The Disaster Artist
The Disaster Artist (Movie Reviews, Last Update Mar 2018)
Based on a true story of Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sister (played by brothers James and Dave Franco). After meeting in school, the aspiring actors head to Hollywood to pursue their big screen dreams, and end up making the 2003 cult film The Room.
2017 Holiday Movie Round-up (News and Views, Last Update Nov 2017)
The Post
The Post (Movie Reviews, Last Update Jan 2018)
Inspired by a true story, a female newspaper publisher (Meryl Streep) and her editor (Tom Hanks) go head-to-head against the US Government when officials try to suppress unfavorable stories and attempt to undermine the freedom of the press.