Category Archives: Movies

“The Pit” (1981)

Jamie Benjamin (Sammy Snyders) is a twelve year old boy who seemingly can’t get a break. He’s bullied at school, his neighbors are not fond of him, his father (Richard Alden) professes he loves him, but is curt with him, … Continue reading

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“Afterburn” (1992)

“Afterburn” is a television movie based on a true story. The movie stars Oscar winner Laura Dern (Marriage Story). She portrays Janet Harduvel, wife of Air Force, F-16 fighter pilot Captain Ted Harduvel (Vincent Spano).The couple are raising a child, … Continue reading

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“The Devil’s Advocate”

The opening scene of the film “The Devil’s Advocate” takes place inside a courtroom. Keanu Reeves (John Wick) portrays the character Kevin Lomax, a tenacious lawyer with over sixty consecutive victories. In fact, in his entire young, brilliant career, he’s … Continue reading

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“The Owners”

I had read a number of tepid reviews of “The Owners” before I sat down to watch the film. Even with that in mind, I still wanted to see the movie. The reason is because two time Emmy nominee Maisie … Continue reading

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“The Wolf of Snow Hollow”

The film “The Wolf of Snow Hollow” opens at a restaurant in the mountain town of Snow Hollow, Utah. A young couple, PJ (Jimmy Tatro) and Brianne (Annie Hamilton) are there eating dinner. The two are on a romantic getaway, … Continue reading

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“A Good Woman Is Hard to Find”

In the film, “A Good Woman Is Hard to Find,” Sarah, portrayed by Sarah Bolger (In America), is a single mother. Her husband, prior to the start of the story in the film, was killed during a drug deal gone … Continue reading

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“Sound of Metal”

The compelling film “Sound of Metal” centers on Ruben portrayed by Emmy winner Riz Ahmed (The Night Of). He is a drummer who plays in the band “Backgammon” with his girlfriend Lou. The part of Lou is played by Olivia … Continue reading

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“The Wolf of Wall Street”

The character of the powerful and money obsessed Jordan Belfort in the film “The Wolf of Wall Street” is portrayed by Oscar and BAFTA winner Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant). Belfort didn’t start out on top. He originally went to work … Continue reading

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The Golden Child (1986)

Chandler Jarrell portrayed by Golden Globe winner Eddie Murphy (Beverly Hills Cop) is a private investigator. His specialty is finding lost children. At the start of the film, something transpires, which will require Jarrell’s services. In a temple located in … Continue reading

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“Wonder Woman 1984”

The film opens on the island of Themyscira, the secret home of the Amazon warriors. Young Diana (Lilly Aspell) is competing in a series of athletic competitions. Given her age and inexperience, she is doing surprisingly well against her older … Continue reading

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