TENET should provide Masks as a Cinematic and Social Responsibility

To the Warner Bros. TENET Marketing Department, Christopher Nolan wrote an Op-Ed in March about the social responsibility of supporting local theatres. A cinematic champion, the director received his fair share of criticism trying to promote moviegoing during the pandemic. I think most people detect that this is a director who makes movies and doesn’t…

Christopher Nolan Directs to His Limit in ‘Dunkirk’

It is poetic that in Christopher Nolan’s tenth feature film, about defeat and evacuation that the director has finally writ large and conceded to his weaknesses as a filmmaker. A point showing how far he has come as a director, continuing to advance beyond such classics as Memento, my personally favourite film and The Dark Knight, one of the…

B+Movie- Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Review: I recently marathoned the Mad Max movies. Starting with the 1979 original 2 days ago, yesterday I moved on to Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. I skipped, or rather did not have time for Beyond Thunderdome (1984) as a recent Joblo article suggested to me it wasn’t vital, though I still plan on watching it….

Quietly Enjoyable Movies

There are box-office successes, failures, critical bombs and cult hits, but each film can have something of its own that doesn’t quite fit it into any of those categories, but is just good enough. These films are mild success stories based on their own merits. Monsters (2010) $237,301  72% 63 Highest Praise: Legendary Pictures, who upon seeing  the scale of…