Starred Up – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview If you have seen most of Jack O’Connell’s work before, then don’t expect much different from this. Review (with Spoilers) As noted a few times in other reviews, when some of the main Skins characters are in something I check it out. But while…

Think Like a Man Too – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview When a movie is a hit, it makes studios think it garners a sequel. But Think Like a Man Too is the epitome of why too much of a good thing is bad. Review (with Spoilers) In Kevin Hart’s final film of the year,…

Blood Ties – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview In this story of two brothers, one a cop and another a convict, you get what seems like a Martin Scorsese inspired movie which lacks stars but tries to emulate his storytelling. Trigger Warning(s): Rape like circumstance Review (with Spoilers) It is amazing to…

Cesar Chavez – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview For every struggle, there is a leader, and for the farm workers of California, that leader was Cesar Chavez. Review (with Spoilers) Admittedly, though the name of Cesar Chavez was certainly familiar before seeing this film, what drew me to watching this was mostly…

August: Osage County – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview If a soap opera was given a movie after being canceled, it would be something like August: Osage County. Review (with Spoilers) Just the name of the cast is what should easily draw you to the film. You have Meryl Streep, who even in that…

Captain Phillips – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview A face is given to the seldom news figures of Somali pirates, and the film leaves you wondering who is the real victim. Review (with Spoilers) This is another one of those films I skipped while it was in theaters since, honestly, I wasn’t…