It (2017) ★★★★

DIR: Andy Muschietti CAST: Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis It’s 1989 in the town of Derry, Maine, a place where people have a history of disappearing, particularly children. Though the setting is beautiful, with it’s white houses, green pastures, and summer time vibrations, a terrible secret lurks deep below it’s perfectly mowed lawns. A […]

The Flintstones (1994) ★★★

DIR: Brian Levant CAST: John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Elizabeth Perkins, Rosie O’Donnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor Flintstones. Meet the Flintstones – once a popular cartoon is now brought to the big screen with elaborately constructed sets, a parade of prehistoric puns, and a live cast yelping the old catchphrases everyone fell in love with. John […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) ★★★★1/2

DIR: Martin McDonagh CAST: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, John Hakes, Peter Dinklage A grieving mother (McDormand) is fed up with the local police’s half cocked efforts to find the man who raped and killed her teenage daughter. In the small town of Ebbing, Missouri, an underpaid, backwoods police force can only be so […]

The Incredibles (2004) ★★★★1/2

DIR: Brad Bird CAST: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Spencer Fox, Jason Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Pena In era of superheroes, the A-listers are celebrities in their own right, with Mr. Incredible casting a shadow as large as Sinatra. After narrowly stopping a man from committing suicide and a train from derailing, he marries […]

The Revenant (2015) ★★★★

DIR: Alejandro Iñárritu CAST: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter Alejandro Iñárritu’s The Revenant can be called many things. An exercise in cinematography. A case study on man’s relationship with nature. Or a historical piece on America’s frontiersmen during the early 19th century. More than anything, it’s a story about revenge. Leonardo DiCaprio plays Hugh Glass, a historical figure […]

Grizzly Man (2005) ★★★

DIR: Werner Herzog CAST: Timothy Treadwell, Werner Herzog German filmmaker Werner Herzog examines one of the more bizarre occurrences of human passion in this riveting documentary about a man and grizzly bears. The subject is Timothy Treadwell, a flamboyant and animated figure who possessed the personality that game show hosts dream of. Eventually Timothy would find fame […]

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) ★★

DIR: Edward Zwick CAST: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders It’s unfair to say that Tom Cruises’ age has slowed him down, but unlike Ethan Hunt in Rogue Nation, his portrayal of former military legend Jack Reacher in this dim sequel seems tired, uninterested, and constantly wondering if he should ever go back to his brooding appearances in places where the villains […]