Movie Review: Queen of Katwe

QUEEN OF KATWE is based on a true story. Watching a film based on someone’s real-life experience is always inspirational. Especially a film like this one which shows us the harsh and difficult lives people lead in other countries, and what they do to overcome this. Disney’s “Queen Katwe” is a true story about a young girl living in the slums of Uganda, […]

The Jungle Book Review: You’ll forget about your worries and your strife

  “Forget about your worries and your strife” is the perfect description for the effect Jon Favreau’s 2016 live-action remake of “The Jungle Book” will have on movie-goers. You’ll be so absorbed by the new take on the old story, you’ll forget about real-life for a while. For those not old enough to know, these are also the lyrics to “The […]

The Bling Ring Movie Review — Take Your Adderall Before Watching

“Girls, time for your Adderall!” According to the film “The Bling Ring,” this is how the morning ritual started at Nikki’s home before the home-school day began. “The Bling Ring” stars Emma Watson as Nikki, Katie Chang as the mastermind Rebecca, and Israel Broussard as Marc, and they form the group of misfit Indian Hills High School friends who seemed to have too much time […]

Barbra Streisand Ageless in The Guilt Trip Comedy

This time of year, when families gather from far and wide and want to take in a film, there is a plethora of movies to chose from at the box office. Much to my pleasant surprise, facing the confounded mediocre choice of films at the Cineplex has been better than expected. This is exactly what […]

Review of Disney/Pixar’s “Brave”

Photo courtesy of Disney. The prospect of screening the latest Disney/Pixar contrivance, “Brave,” piqued my curiosity. I was looking forward to the stunning 3D animation and clever dialogue Pixar is known for based on classics  like “Finding Nemo,” “Up,” and, of course, the “Toy Story” trilogy. And this is precisely what I got watching “Brave!” […]