REVIEW: Despite A Poor Main Character, ‘Patriots Day’ Remains A Compelling Cinematic Look At A Horrific Moment

Director Peter Berg takes audiences behind the scenes of the Boston Marathon bombing from multiple viewpoints in “Patriots Day.” While the picture does explore many of the people who were at the bombing and its immediate aftermath, such as Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), the film largely takes place through the eyes of…
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Monday Movie Report: A Clean Sweep For ‘La La Land’ At The Globes

“Moonlight” took Best Picture, Drama and “Manchester by the Sea” got recognition for Casey Affleck’s performance. However, in the end, it was “La La Land” earning the most hardware at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night. Here is the full list of Movie winners : Best Picture, Drama “Moonlight” Best Musical or Comedy “La La…
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REVIEW: While Predictable, ‘Hidden Figures’ Is A Solid Look At An Important True Story

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the space race of decades past has many inspiring stories of brilliant people, so it’s always a treat when Hollywood visits the subject. “Hidden Figures” is another such feature. The picture tells the story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae),…
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REVIEW: Superb Acting From Portman Creates A Haunting Portrait Of American Tragedy In ‘Jackie’

Pablo Larrain directs and Natalie Portman stars as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in this in depth look at one of America’s darkest days and the aftermath. The picture largely takes place in the days after the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, but other time periods are explored, too. While a majority of the…
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Monday Movie Report: Golden Globes Preview And SAG Awards Breakdown

The 74th Golden Globe awards are just about a week away and the presenters along with the Cecil B. DeMille prize have been selected. According to AwardsWatch.com, the following will be presenters as the award ceremony unfolds on Jan. 8: Drew Barrymore Steve Carell Priyanka Chopra Matt Damon Viola Davis Laura Dern Goldie Hawn Anna…
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