George Clooney Finally Gets The RomCom He Deserves in ‘Ticket to Paradise’ (With the help of Julia Roberts)

I remember when this package deal was announced: Universal Pictures books George Clooney & Julia Roberts to theatrical Ticket to Paradise. ‘What is this the ’90s?’ one comment wrote. Indeed, this does feel like the one 90’s era vehicle these two A-List stars forgot to make. But a decade after the genre imploded and got…

BROS ‘TIFF’ REVIEW – A Plain But Necessary Romcom

Directed By: Nicholas Stoller Written By: Nicholas Stoller and Billy Eichner Starring: Billy Eichner, Luke Macfarlane Plot: A New York City Gay History Museum Curator stumbles upon the perfect man with commitment issues as they fumble through the initial stages of modern adult dating. Run Time: 115 minutes Review: If the plot description doesn’t give…

‘SISU’ a.k.a. Immortal – ‘TIFF Review’

Sisu (a.k.a. Immortal) Written & Directed by: Jalmari Helander (Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, Big Game) Starring: Jorma Tommila, Askel Hennie, Jack Doolan, Mimosa Willamo Run Time: 91 Minutes Starting off the ceremonies at Midnight Madness I had the pleasure of seeing this film with the director and cast in attendance. A fantastic crowd and atmosphere…

‘Better Call Saul’ Reminds Us What Must See TV is Like Again

I cannot remember the last time I was this excited about a cable TV show. Game of Thrones perhaps? But even then you can catch HBO on demand. AMC at least for my cable subscription is a dangerous one and done. The kind that has strangled the cable industry, but I welcome the pace change….

The MCU Collapses Under Its Own Weight in Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange Sequel: in the Multiverse of Madness

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures Release Date: May 6th, 2022/ June 22nd on Disney+ Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Xochitl Gomez, Elisabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, and Benedict Wong Directed by: Sam Raimi Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Michael Waldron Plot: Upon attending his lost love’s wedding (Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer), Doctor Strange has a rude awakening…

Obi-Wan Kenobi is Mid-Tier Star Wars

Platform: Disney+ Distribution: 6 Episodes (36-53 minutes) Plot: Set in the intervening years between Episodes III and IV, Ben Kenobi (formerly Obi-Wan) looks after the two children of Darth Vader while outrunning the Empire’s Inquisition sent to destroy his kind. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Vivien Lyra Blair, Indira Varma, and James Earl Jones as the voice…

“It Adds Up” – Edge of Tomorrow: Lost Review 104

Director: Doug Liman Writer: Dan Bryant, Christopher McQuarrie Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Production Budget: $178,000,000 Plot: A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies. Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton Review: Edge of Tomorrow was the first time this summer where…

Stranger Things Loses its Charm in Season 4

Distributor – Netflix Date – May 27th, 2022 Length – 7 Episodes/ 9+ hours long Plot – 9 months after Season 3, the Hawkins crew face a new supernatural threat known as Vecna. Meanwhile, Joyce and Murray try to help Hopper escape from a Russian prison where he prepares to fight an unknown monster. When several…