Film Recommendations: The Best Films of 2022

10. Prey (20th Century Studios – Disney Plus) Director: Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane) Going back to basics reversed the downslide this series was starting on after Shane Black’s misstep The Predator, and it performed so well at 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 71 on Metacritic. The only way it could have done better was…

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…

After 2020, Where Do Hollywood Movies Go From Here?

Now that 2020 is over, and a number of blockbuster films have released post-pandemic such as; TENET, MULAN, and Wonder Woman, we can evaluate.* There’s no speculation. This year was terrible for movies. I am finding it hard to scrape together a top 10 list, I think I will bunch with TV and Video Games….

Mr. Robot 3.0 System ‘Overview’

“I love the party, but I can’t stand the scene.” I binged Mr. Robot over the summer on Blu-Ray Home Video. Like most people I thought that the first season was superior and the second devolves into mind trips with its less structured nature and slightly longer length. After an extended break the show returns to…

The Second Showing ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’

Neighbors 1 is one of the funniest movies I have seen in recent years. It had something to say while being funny, it was well paced, great memorable characters and a surprise star vehicle for Zac Efron. The sequel has a lot of that same stuff as its predecessor, it’s still funny though not as quite,…

Modern Electronic Film Composing in the 2010’s: Case ‘Legacy & Oblivion’

Featuring the music composed by “Daft Punk” and “M83”: Mission Statement: Big-time Hollywood director Joseph Kosinski made his mark on movie history landing an expensive debut with Tron Legacy and following it up with the relatively big Oblivion, an adaptation of his own sci-fi treatment. Both times he collaborated with musicians outside the movie industry….

Jurassic World Review: ‘A Well-Worn Retread of a Massive Footprint’

When I was eight-years old my dad took me and my four siblings to the drive-in to see ‘Jurassic Park III’ and ‘The Fast and the Furious’, from which I developed a penchant for B-movies. After having watched the original Jurassic Park and The Lost World, I read the much darker respective Michael Crichton novels….

January’s Anticipated Film – “Blackhat”

Why we’re excited: The director of such acclaimed film’s as “Heat”, which had the best Al Pacino and Robert De Niro pairing, “Collateral”, showcasing Tom Cruise’s best performance and Jamie Foxx’s best supporting work, and “The Insider” for which he was academy award nominated 3 of 4 times (the other was as a producer on “The Aviator”)….