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Review: TOY STORY 4

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Review: TOY STORY 4

By Josh Muchly I’ll take a Disney sequel over a Disney do-over any Friday night at the movies. Upshot: The fourth installment of the popular franchise focuses on Woody (Tom Hanks) and the conflict between his duty to child-owner Bonnie and his desire to live with Bo Peep (Annie Potts). Rundown: The opening scene begins with […]

Q&A: Monique Needham on short film CASHPOINT

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Q&A: Monique Needham on short film CASHPOINT

By Josh Muchly The short film CASHPOINT follows Camille (Ani Nelson), who decides to go on a date with a guy (Kadeem Pearse) she met on a dating app. Cautious at first, she is eventually won over by his looks and charm. That is until the bill arrives and he is unable to pay however what […]

Review: ALADDIN (2019)

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Review: ALADDIN (2019)

By Josh Muchly I’m no fan of the live-action Disney do-overs. But — The upshot: A live-action version of the animated Disney feature from 1992. High-point: Will Smith. I’m shocked that I’m saying this, but, yes, Smith brings the magic and spark of life this movie needed. Like many people, I was dismayed at my first […]

Senses explode watching Men In Back: International in 4DX

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Senses explode watching Men In Back: International in 4DX

  By Debbie Hall Hard to believe but the first Men in Black movie was released in 1997 with Men in Black II released in 2002 and Men in Black III in 2012. Men In Back: International has moved the storyline to the present day (okay, six years) with new aliens, agents, intrigue, and drama. […]

DARK PHOENIX

DARK PHOENIX

By Victoria Alexander The homoerotic farewell to what the X-MEN has really been about – the unresolved passion between Xavier and Magneto. The competition between the Marvel and DC superheroes has stalled at Everest’s Base Camp 4. Who will get to the top first? Who turns back? Of Marvel’s 28 major superheroes, Jean Greg, a.k.a. […]

Q&A: Writer/Director Monique Sorgen on short film SORRY, NOT SORRY

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Q&A: Writer/Director Monique Sorgen on short film SORRY, NOT SORRY

By Josh Muchly SORRY, NOT SORRY is inspired by William Carlos William’s 1934 poem This is Just to Say and tells a humorous tale about being in a challenging relationship. This entertaining short film has been selected for numerous high profile film festivals including Cleveland International Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, the American Pavilion of Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at […]

Review: ENDGAME

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Review: ENDGAME

By Josh Muchly Only half of the film is done right…. Upshot: The 4th film in the “Avengers” franchise and the 2nd part of the Battle against Thanos. Spoilers: Yes Rundown: It isn’t easy to make a solid second-installment one year after the first. Sometimes brand fatigue sets in, and rushed production results in shoddy […]

Review: MID90s

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Review: MID90s

By Josh Muchly An enticing balance of humor and the dramatic Upshot: Stevie (Sunny Suljic), a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles navigating adolescence and his troubled home life, spends a summer with a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop. Rundown: This is a labor of love by Jonah Hill. […]

Review: RAY AND LIZ at the Las Vegas Film Festival

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Review: RAY AND LIZ at the Las Vegas Film Festival

By Josh Muchly I couldn’t get RAY AND LIZ out of my mind Upshot: Writer/Director Richard Billingham returns to the outskirts of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a visual exploration of his relationship with parents Ray and Liz. Rundown: I couldn’t get RAY AND LIZ out of my mind for days. We’re […]

Review: THE AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Review: THE AVENGERS: ENDGAME

By Victoria Alexander Chris Hemsworth walks off with the 3-hour extravaganza. The talking rodent comes in second. Remember early Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.)? As played by Downey, Tony was bitchy, filled with bravado, egotistical and pranced around showing off his toys and limo driver. Finally, because he’s a braggart, proclaims at a press conference, “I am […]

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