The Existence of a Villain Does Not Make Heroes – Bombshell

In my review of Richard Jewell, I mentioned that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution demanded the film contain a disclaimer that the events and characters within were mostly imagined for dramatic purposes, due to the film's harsh, sexist, ill-conceived, and almost certainly fabricated depiction of Kathy Scruggs, who's been dead nearly 20 years and has no way of … Continue reading The Existence of a Villain Does Not Make Heroes – Bombshell

All You Need is Love… And for Some Reason Ed Sheeran – Yesterday

A little over a decade ago, director Danny Boyle struck Oscar gold with Slumdog Millionaire, winning Best Picture and Best Director among its eight victories. The film also made Dev Patel into a star, turning him into arguably the most famous actor of Indian descent on the planet. Can lightning strike twice? Can Boyle turn another … Continue reading All You Need is Love… And for Some Reason Ed Sheeran – Yesterday

Two Girls, A Guy, and a Piece of Intel – The Spy Who Dumped Me

In an odd way, it makes sense that in the same month that another Mission: Impossible movie debut, there would also be a spy movie spoof. And in an even odder way, the two sort of complement each other. Fallout had a bit of humor, a lot of action, almost no sexuality, and a by-the-numbers plot. The Spy … Continue reading Two Girls, A Guy, and a Piece of Intel – The Spy Who Dumped Me