Category: Reviews

2020 Oscars Challenge: [1] Les Misérables (France) — Best International Feature Film

It might share the same name as the musical, but trust me when I tell you there’s no singing or dancing in this “Les Misérables.”

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Movie Review: Underwater (2020)

“Underwater” helps start 2020’s year of films off right. When January often feels like the dumping ground for terrible movies, having a solid sci-fi entry surprise like this one is a breath of fresh air.

Movie Review: See You Yesterday (2019)

Time travel meets a Spike Lee joint in Netflix’s “See You Yesterday,” the low budget feature film debut from director Stefon Bristol.

Movie Review: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2019)

Sometimes less is more, but not in the case of “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood.” Tom Hanks captures the quirk and gravitas of the iconic Mister Rogers so perfectly. The only problem is, I wanted more.

TV Review: The Mandalorian: Season 1 – Episode 1: “Chapter One” (2019)

THE MANDALORIAN:SEASON ONE Episode 1: “Chapter One” Review by: Christopher HaskellNovember 11, 2019 “Bounty hunting is a complicated business. Don’t you agree?” — The Client (Werner Herzog) The Disney+ app here! Fans have been salivating for months over the mere idea of the Star Wars original series “The Mandalorian,” with Pedro Pascal dawning the Boba Fett-like armor. With all the anticipation leading up to … Read More TV Review: The Mandalorian: Season 1 – Episode 1: “Chapter One” (2019)

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 – Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” (2019)

THE HANDMAID’S TALE: SEASON THREE Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” Review by: Christopher HaskellJune 20, 2019 “We’re all in danger.” — Mr. Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) The moment that baby Nichole/Holly made it to Canada, I began worrying for everyone involved. Not only is June (Elisabeth Moss) now separated from both of her children, but there is a massive target on Luke’s (O. T. Fagbenle) back … Read More TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 – Episode 5: “Unknown Caller” (2019)

Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

AVENGERS: ENDGAME Review by: Christopher HaskellMay 2, 2019 “Whatever it takes.” — Steve Rogers aka Captain America (Chris Evans) [If you have not yet taken the ride that is “Avengers: Endgame,” please recuse yourself from this review and rectify that. That said … SPOILERS!] Over eleven years and twenty-two films, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has amassed a substantial amount of fans. Lifelong comic lovers, … Read More Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Movie Review: Wonder Park (2019)

WONDER PARK Review by: Christopher HaskellMarch 17, 2019 “We are the wonder in Wonderland” — June Bailey (Brianna Denski) “Wonder Park” may entertain your six-year-old with its sleek, crisp animation, but it doesn’t come close to packing the same emotional punch as anything Disney, Pixar, or Dreamworks puts out. For kids, it looks and feels enough like big studio fare to keep them enthralled, … Read More Movie Review: Wonder Park (2019)

Movie Review: Sorry To Bother You (2018)

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU Review by: Christopher HaskellNovember 26, 2018 “If you get shown a problem but have no idea how to control it then you just decide to get used to the problem.” Squeeze (Steven Yeun), “Sorry To Bother You” Boots Riley breaks through the clutter with his directorial debut. Take a step back and look at the absurd era we live in, … Read More Movie Review: Sorry To Bother You (2018)

Movie Review: Halloween 6: The Curse Of Michael Myers (1995)

HALLOWEEN: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS Review by: Christopher HaskellOctober 17, 2018 “You can’t control evil. You can lock it up, burn it, and bury it, and pray that it dies, but it never will.” Tommy Doyle (Paul Rudd) For being the sixth film in a series about a masked serial killer wreaking havoc on a small-town, almost no one in “Halloween: The Curse … Read More Movie Review: Halloween 6: The Curse Of Michael Myers (1995)

Movie Review: The Nun (2018)

THE NUN Review by: Christopher HaskellSeptember 21, 2018 “I’m afraid there is something very wrong with this place. “ Father Burke (Demián Bichir) In 2014, when Warner Bros. announced that it would be spinning off stories from its highly acclaimed “Conjuring” series, which at the time had just come off of a $41.9 million domestic opening weekend and a worldwide total of $319.5 million, … Read More Movie Review: The Nun (2018)

Movie Review: Dog Days (2018)

“Had this film come out in the early 2000’s, when Paris Hilton was making the dog an accessory, toting her chihuahua in her purse, it might have felt more prevalent. Instead, it comes off stale and tired.”