The Personal History of David Copperfield

Disney is trying to push old stock in a pandemic with reopened movie theaters showing The Personal History of David Copperfield, which ended up on a shelf after the company purchased Fox Searchlight. You can’t blame the company for having no idea how to handle this disappointing adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel from director… Continue reading The Personal History of David Copperfield

Avengers: Endgame

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: ENDGAME..L to R: Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), War Machine/James Rhodey (Don Cheadle), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019

Okay, so first off, [spoiler!], but then [spoiler!] happens, totally throwing a curve ball into all the [spoiler!], but it’s fine, take a breath, since [spoiler!] all of a sudden [spoiler!] and [spoiler] and [spoiler!][spoiler!](holy shit!)[spoiler!], but not for long, since [spoiler!] comes back, and [spoiler!] disappears and [spoiler!] beats the tar outta [spoiler!] just… Continue reading Avengers: Endgame

Doctor Strange

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE..Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)..Photo Credit: Film Frame ..©2016 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

“The Avengers protect the world from physical danger. We save it from more mystical threats.” – Wong, a librarian. Doctor Strange is the perfect Marvel movie, perfectly cast with Benedict Cumberbatch as a physically injured surgeon who goes to Nepal searching to be healed and is taught magic instead. One sentence and you have the… Continue reading Doctor Strange

Only Lovers Left Alive

Any vampire movie that opens up on a 7-incher spinning out Wanda Jackson’s “Funnel of Love” has to be onto something more than the usual fang-banging cliches, especially when the tune itself is a cover version – slowed to a haunted crawl with a surplus of fuzz and grind – performed by the film’s director… Continue reading Only Lovers Left Alive