review

Movie Review: “Summerland”

There is an interesting question posed by “Summerland” at the outset of writer/director Jessica Swale’s film.  We initially meet Alice (played by Penelope Wilton) in 1975.  Disturbed from her writing by some kids raising money, she yells at them and… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Radioactive”

Regularly when one watches a biopic, there is a written postscript which talks about what happens to the character(s) and/or their work (good or bad). “Radioactive,” a movie about Marie Curie, doesn’t eschew a few closing notes, but, wonderfully, incorporates… Read More ›

Movie Review: “7500”

Watching a movie there is often a push-and-pull where one’s head fights their heart (or vice versa). Logically speaking, the characters are acting in incredibly dumb ways, ways sure to result in poor outcomes. Emotionally speaking, the characters are trapped… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Scoob!”

There is no specific need for a Stargate to appear in “Scoob!,” the new Scooby-Doo based animated film that’s arrived on VOD today, but it fits into a movie which also incorporates the Blue Falcon, Dynomutt, Dick Dastardly, Simon Cowell,… Read More ›