This Film is Not Yet Watchable – September 2021

First things first, my apologies for not getting this column out sooner, as we're already into Labor Day Weekend, and some of the "films" (air quotes) mentioned here have already been released. The last few weeks have been insanely busy with my 9-to-5, leaving very little time to take care of business here. I still … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – September 2021

There is a Bomb at Your Local Cinema; It Lasts 129 Minutes – Richard Jewell

One of the more tragic things that's happened in recent cinema history is the decline of Clint Eastwood. One of the greatest actors and filmmakers of all time has sadly receded into a parody of himself, figuratively becoming the old man who yells at kids to get off his lawn after literally playing that figure … Continue reading There is a Bomb at Your Local Cinema; It Lasts 129 Minutes – Richard Jewell

Very Fine People On Only One Side – BlacKkKlansman

It's been a really good year so far for movies that bring racism to light. We've had pantheon films like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, and even middling fare like Gringo can still get the point across with some degree of skill. Now we have Spike Lee's latest joint (I've always loved that term), BlacKkKlansman, an amazingly stylized … Continue reading Very Fine People On Only One Side – BlacKkKlansman