** out of **** Rated R (for violence, strong language throughout, and some sexual references) Released:  November 10, 2017 limited; expands through December Runtime: 115 minutes Director: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, Lucas Hedges, John Hawkes, Zeljko Ivanek, Abbie Cornish, Sandy Martin Winner of 2 Academy Awards including Best Actress and Best [...]

Plummer Replaces Spacey In New ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD Trailer (VIDEOS) Well that didn't take long. But then, to meet its December release date, it needed to be quick. Following the public downfall of Kevin Spacey this November, director Ridley Scott made the bold move to entirely reshoot all of his scenes with actor legendary Christopher Plummer, for the new true story thriller All The [...]

From Outcast To Christ-Follower In First Trailer For MARY MAGDALENE (VIDEO) If ever there were a time to tell the story of Mary Magdalene, it may be for such a time as this. Emerging from our culture's watershed #MeToo moment, of no longer enabling sexual predators but rather believing their victims, comes a feature film about the troubled woman who would become a devout, faithful [...]

First Trailer For AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Delivers The Goods (VIDEO/IMAGE) Well that's the coolest Marvel trailer I've ever seen. As someone who's found the MCU to be, with few exceptions, bland and boring blockbustering, there's a darker, more dramatic, even cinematic edge to this first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War. It stands apart from what's come before. Based on what's seen here, Avengers: Infinity [...]

EXTRA! EXTRA! National Board Of Review Picks THE POST Best Film Of The Year (AWARDS 2017)

The first awards group of the 2017 Oscar season just went Post-al. The National Board of Review has announced its annual choices for the best achievements in filmmaking, naming Steven Spielberg's yet-to-be released The Post as the year's Best Film. Their list is hot off the press, as it were, the first one published just ahead [...]

LADY BIRD (Movie Review)

**** out of **** Rated R (for strong language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity, and teen partying) Released: November 3, 2017 limited; November 22 wide Runtime: 94 minutes Director: Greta Gerwig Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Beanie Feldstein, Lucas Hedges, Lois Smith, Tracy Letts, Odeya Rush, Timothée Chalamet Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray or DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through [...]

GOOD TIME (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for strong language throughout, violence, drug use, and sexual content) Released:  August 25, 2017 Runtime: 100 minutes Director: Benny and Josh Safdie Starring: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Taliah Webster, Buddy Duress My review of Good Time, for The Tulsa Voice. It stars Robert Pattinson in a riveting performance as a New York [...]

COCO (Movie Review)

  ***1/2 out of **** Rated PG (for thematic elements) Released: November 22, 2017 Runtime: 109 minutes Director: Lee Unkrich Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renee Victor, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil, Sofia Espinosa, Selene Luna, Edward James Olmos Winner of 2 Academy Awards including Best Animated Film and Best Original Song You’re about to cherish your [...]