Widows (2018)

Director Steve McQueen came on before the movie to thank us (the audience) in advance for watching his “passion project” Widows. I appreciated the gesture, but if this was his passion project, it really needed some work. There was just so much wrong with this film. The runtime was simply dragged out because this had … More Widows (2018)

Leatherheads (2008)

It has taken 10 years to watch a movie I never thought would interest me. Wow was I wrong. George Clooney was brilliant here as star football player, director, and writer of a comedy about the early days of professional football. John Krasinski is matches Clooney wit for wit as they both fight to grow … More Leatherheads (2008)

Semi-Tough (1977)

Semi-Tough is Burt Reynolds second stint as a professional football player on the big screen. After starring in The Longest Yard four years prior, it would be tough to follow such a successful film with another one. I wonder what drew him and Kris Kristofferson to such a project because this is by far the … More Semi-Tough (1977)

Little Italy (2018)

It can be debated that the romantic comedy is dead. Long gone are the stories like Pretty Woman, When Harry Met Sally, and Sleepless in Seattle. With the exception of The Big Sick, there hasn’t been a movie that really goes back to the roots of makes make these particular stories so great. Little Italy … More Little Italy (2018)

Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca was probably a wonderful place to visit during one of the world’s worse crises. I feel what makes this film so iconic and special is its simplicity. The story is very straight to the point and doesn’t get all mushy as we watch one amazing love story unravel strand by strand. It is kinda … More Casablanca (1942)