Tag Archives: Amy Adams

Favorite Movies of 2016

My predictable lateness with my best movies of 2016 comes with the same usual excuses.  Not getting to movie theaters hardly at all anymore, I’m reliant on Netflix and Red Box for checking out films that have a chance of … Continue reading

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“Arrival”: A Review

In a warped way, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve will always have a special (if slightly macabre) place in my heart. He directed the movie “Prisoners” which I watched with Michelle in late September 2013 at the old Edmonds Theater. I reviewed … Continue reading

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Movie Watching (April 2016)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two- One of the better young adult dystopian series, “The Hunger Games” (and thereby the adventures of Katniss Everdeen) come to an end with a solid installment in the franchise.  The previous movie, “The Hunger … Continue reading

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Clash of the Cultural Titans: A Review of Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Imagine American culture without Batman and Superman.  Can we even conceive of such a society?  Predating Indiana Jones, Star Wars, The Simpsons and other cultural behemoths, the comic book legends trace their debuts back to the 1930s prior to America’s entrance … Continue reading

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Movie Watching (April 2015)

Continuing my cinematic journal of the movies I watch in a month, here is the next batch of my reviews.  (Rating system:  * to *****) New (my first time watching) Maleficent- Disney is on a conquest to create live-action films … Continue reading

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