Good on ya James Sweeney, writer and director Of Straight Up available now on Netflix. This was the perfect movie to quench my cinematic thirst since I was getting a LIT-TLE angry that Hollywood/China is holding us movie fans hostage waiting for the miracle Covid19 cure…. Thank God for James Sweeney’s Straight Up (only his… Continue reading Straight Up a fun flick!
Palm Springs is directed by the relative newbie Max Barbakow and written by the equally novice screenwriter Andy Siara. And they’ve got legs, in other words, they’re going places! Starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, Palm Springs is the best romantic comedy I’ve seen since Long Shot (Rogen and Theron). I laughed out loud several… Continue reading Pure Joy: Palm Springs
I am really confused by “The Truth”. How can the same man (Hirokazu Koreeda) who wrote and directed the BRILLIANT “Shoplifters” move on to a follow up of circuitous drivel like The Truth? My guess is he has the bank to surround himself with the best actors, so he thought, let’s do this, even if… Continue reading You Can’t Handle “The Truth” (2019), especially if you like tight screenplays
I had better things to do in 1993, having had my precious son during that year, 27 years ago. And I was a Tarantino naysayer up until Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, his old stuff being too rough for my silky blood. But now that I’m older and more jaded (and can mute and… Continue reading A Confession of True Romance