2023 TV & Movie Reviews: Missing / Infinity Pool / All Quiet on the Western Front / From

Kidnapped, cloned, murdered and lost. Missing As far as laptop thrillers go, Missing is cream of the crop I guess. I don’t really know if that’s what to call it, I would say “Zoom Moovie” but this doesn’t take place solely over a video conferencing app. Everything is seen through our young heroine’s laptop screenContinue reading “2023 TV & Movie Reviews: Missing / Infinity Pool / All Quiet on the Western Front / From”

Top 10 Films of 2022 w/ Honorable Mentions

You can also check out my Top 25 Film Performances of 2022. Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order) Really good, but not great movies that just missed my list. Broker Powerful but a bit trope-y South Korean drama about a makeshift family of baby merchants trying to find a loving home for an abandoned baby. BrokerContinue reading “Top 10 Films of 2022 w/ Honorable Mentions”

25 Best Film Performances of 2022

Although television thoroughly kicked movies’ collective butt this year, there was no shortage of excellent film performances. From tragic real-life figures to fictionalized stand-ins for real life figures, from violent cannibals to Austrian royalty, from fame-hungry serial killers to financially struggling Asian laundromat owners who get called to do something greater than themselves (there areContinue reading “25 Best Film Performances of 2022”

2023 TV & Movie Reviews: Tulsa King / Broker / The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker / White Noise

A mobster, baby merchants, a Hitler studies professor and a hatchet-wielding hitchhiker. Tulsa King Boardwalk Empire creator and MVP Sopranos writer (Pine Barrens, Long Term Parking) Terence Winter brings us another mob story, this time with the help of Yellowstone and Hell or High Water creator Taylor Sheridan serving as producer and Sylvester Stallone servingContinue reading “2023 TV & Movie Reviews: Tulsa King / Broker / The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker / White Noise”

2023 TV & Movie Reviews: M3GAN / Women Talking / RRR / Mythic Quest / Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio / Corsage

A.I. girls, wooden boys, Indian revolutionaries, Austrian royalty, talking women and Silicon Valley dirt bags. M3GAN Not nearly as fun or funny as most critics and moviegoers are making it out to be – comparisons to Barbarian and Malignant (same writer tho) are wholly unmerited – but as far as January garbage dump cinema goes,Continue reading “2023 TV & Movie Reviews: M3GAN / Women Talking / RRR / Mythic Quest / Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio / Corsage”

25 Best TV Performances of 2022

TV kicked cinema’s ass this year, there’s no question about it. It wasn’t even close. While the movies offered a handful of great films, “television” offered excellent series after excellent series, continuing to expand the bounds and capabilities of the medium. Within it, there were some amazing performances. If I could, I’d make a TopContinue reading “25 Best TV Performances of 2022”

2022 Movie Reviews: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery / Babylon / The Whale / Mindcage

Rich people, famous people, Martin Lawrence and a whale. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery A major step down from the much simpler and funnier original, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is a moderately entertaining movie that’s an easy enough watch. After a groan-tastic twenty minutes of meeting a parade of uninteresting caricatures basedContinue reading “2022 Movie Reviews: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery / Babylon / The Whale / Mindcage”

2022 Hallmark Christmas Movie Reviews w/ Audrey Farnsworth

Last year, celebrated Twitter user Audrey Farnsworth and myself watched and reviewed six 2021 Hallmark Christmas Movies. This year in the interest of time, we’ve had to scale back and review only three. Unfortunately, we did not have time to watch and give you reviews of such 2022 Holiday Hallmark films as: Lights, Camera, Christmas!Continue reading “2022 Hallmark Christmas Movie Reviews w/ Audrey Farnsworth”

Killer Santa Movies w/ Jennie Rhiner

A horror sub-genre of the Holiday Horror sub-genre is Killer Santa Movie sub-genre. From dark exploitation movies to lighter comedy-heavy gore fests to awkward foreign films featuring a hundred senior citizen penises, we’ve seen maybe ten or twelve Killer Santa movies over the years. For this article, I’m joined by local actress/singer/puppeteer Jennie Rhiner whoContinue reading “Killer Santa Movies w/ Jennie Rhiner”