Movie Reviews

Split DVD Review

Split DVD ReviewFrom Producer, Writer and Director M. Night Shyamalan, Split is a riveting thriller about one man (James McAvoy) trying to balance a life in which 23 distinct personalities fight for control of “the light”. The story begins when Casey Cooke (Anya Taylor-Joy) and friends Marcia (Jessica Sula) and Claire (Haley Lu Richardson) are abducted by... Read More »

Hidden Figures DVD Review

Hidden Figures DVD ReviewFrom Director Theodore Melfi, and starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle MonĂ¡e, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons Hidden Figures tells the amazing true story of three brilliant and determined black women who played major roles in the evolution of the NASA space program during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s. Originally... Read More »

Miss Sloane DVD Review

Miss Sloane DVD ReviewFrom Director John Madden, Miss Sloane offers an intricate look at the lobbying machine that drives much of what happens in Washington. Jessica Chastain plays the title character, Elizabeth Sloane, one of the best and coldest lobbyists in the industry. After scorning her employer’s directive to lobby in defense of gun rights, Sloane takes a... Read More »

The Founder DVD Review

The Founder DVD ReviewIn The Founder, Director John Lee Hancock captures the amazing true story of Ray Kroc (Micheal Keaton), a salesman who turned one McDonald’s eatery into the world’s foremost fast-food chain. Many people who group up with the Big Mac and fries are familiar with the name “Ray Kroc”. However, few have likely contemplated how he... Read More »

Live by Night DVD Review

Live by Night DVD ReviewBen Affleck wrote the adapted screenplay, directed and starred in Live by Night, a film about a group of gangsters who infiltrate Florida’s booze and gambling scene during the Prohibition era. The son of a police chief (Brendan Gleeson), Joe Coughlin (Affleck) is a simple robber making a living by doing bank hold-ups with a... Read More »

Passengers DVD Review

Passengers DVD ReviewFrom Director Morten Tyldum, Passengers is a compelling romantic adventure-drama about two people who wake up prematurely from sleep chamber hibernation 30 years into a 120 year voyage to a distant colony. An asteroid disruption causes Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) to awake from his chamber. It doesn’t take long for Jim to figure out he... Read More »

Solace DVD Review

Solace DVD ReviewFrom Director Afonso Poyart, Solace is a crime-drama mystery about a trio of FBI detectives trying to track down a mercy killer who is always one step ahead of them. Detectives Joe Merriwether (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Katherine Cowles (Abbie Cornish) turn to retired agent John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins) for help when conventional methods are... Read More »

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train Movie Review

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train Movie ReviewDeidra & Laney Rob a Train is a Netflix Original film available for streaming March 17, 2017. Directed by Sydney Freeland and written by Shelby Farrell, this film tells the story of two teenage sisters (Ashleigh Murray – Riverdale, Rachel Crow) who start robbing trains to make ends meet after their single mother’s (Danielle Nicolet... Read More »

The Edge of Seventeen DVD Review

The Edge of Seventeen DVD ReviewThe Edge of Seventeen is a coming-of-age comedy-drama, directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, about a teenage girl, Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld). Nadine struggles with an inferiority complex caused by her “perfect” brother, Darian (Blake Jenner). What Nadine didn’t seem to understand is that much of Darian’s pre-mature development is because of his mom’s reliance on him... Read More »

Fences DVD Review

Fences DVD ReviewFences is a character-driven drama film directed by Denzel Washington. Washington also stars as the lead character, Troy Maxson, in this story about a working-class African-American father in the 1950s trying to lead his family as he believes a man should, but struggling with the limitations of his lot in life. Viola Davis stars as... Read More »

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