The Lion King

The Lion King

Directed by Jon Favreau, “The Lion King “ is a live action remake of 1994’s Oscar winning iconic classic cartoon. My love for the original is strong so I was initially very skeptical about a new…

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4 Ahh! Pixar has done it again.  I was so very fearful that Toy Story 4 would not measure up to the first three, but Disney knocked it out of the park! Andy is all grown up and Woody…

The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2

When the original Secret life of Pets was launched I was skeptical.  However it was innovative and very entertaining.  The storyline was fresh and the characters were one of a kind. Fast forward…

Yesterday

Yesterday

If you enjoy British comedy and know who The Beatles are, your 2019 summer date night movie dreams are coming true. Yesterday introduces us to struggling-artist-turned-international-superstar Jack…

Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix

The latest (and probably last) movie in the hit or miss X-Men franchise is Dark Phoenix.  It is the story of Jean Grey whose mutant powers become some of the most powerful in the Universe due to a…

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

As a kid growing up, I was glued to Godzilla movies (and the cartoon) almost every weekend.  So, when I saw that Godzilla would be in a film again with Mothra, Rodan, etc…I couldn’t…

Aladdin

Aladdin

Ok so here we go!   With so much flack this film has received since the teaser trailer of a blue Will Smith. I was not only not looking for much, but had a film critic in training with me, my…

Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu

Full Disclosure: Before this movie, I’d only seen Pikachu in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. As it turns out, the character is every bit as adorably adventurous in Pokémon Detective Pikachu as…

Curse of La Llorona

Curse of La Llorona

So in recent years there has been a raise in truly terrifying films lurking in the dark. Films such as Hereditary, The Babadook, The Witch, The Eyes of My Mother and the arrestingly weird Suspiria…

Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame

When I say this film is a short 3 hours, you may think I’m crazy! But, in all honesty, there is so much story to tell on such a grand scale I felt that 3 hours was barely enough! Last we saw, the…

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

Even though it’s been decades since the real-life showdown between Klan leader C.P. Ellis and civil rights activist Ann Atwater, The Best of Enemies is filled with characters that feel familiar to…

Pet Semetary

Pet Semetary

  Here we go! After the giant success of the updated adaptation of another Stephen King great IT we get a look at another. Can lighting strike twice? can this also a great remake?…