I really like true stories and after seeing this film I could really feel the pain of what happened to Brian Banks. Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) was Long Beach High School football player whose dream was to join the NFL. This was a sure possibility until he met the wrong girl at school.Read more
I was anxious to see Once upon a Time…in Hollywood, especially since it was loaded with a great cast. But, I was quite surprised that many of the scenes that might have seemed funny to writer/director Quentin Tarantino, were so bad that viewers left the theater early and did not return.Read more
As a Baby Boomer I really enjoyed hearing all the Beatles songs that took me back to many places and many unforgettable memories. I hope some of the younger generation will see the movie; and I’m sure they will like the songs that have never stopped showing up across the world for many years. They will also like Himesh Patel as Jack. His singing is so well done when he faces a field of thousands of screaming fans.Read more
Filmmakers couldn’t have found a better actor than Taron Egerton to play Elton John in Rocketman. Even before critics were invited into the theater, a buzz of anxiety whirled through the lobby. Chatter inside the theater turned into a screaming and clapping audience eager to become invested in the story.. For me, Rocketman is a bit of history, a ton of laughs — and a terrific musical.Read more
Many people have plans or ideas about what they would love to do. Seldom do those dreams come true. But that’s not the case with John Chester and his wife Molly as this intriguing documentary unveils.
They picked a spot, 200 acres of land in Ventura County, California to start their farm and named it Apricot Lane Farms. They based their plan on farms from early days and begin to gather about 200 animals that would be part of the farm once it’s completed as they imagine.Read more
Breakthrough is an inspiring true story that many will want to see more than once. It’s about
Joyce Smith (Chrissy Metz) and her husband Brian (Josh Lucas) who adopted a young boy, named him John, and looked forward to happy days.
On the Basis of Sex, written by Daniel Stiepleman and directed by Mimi Leder is intriguing and the cast of Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Kathy Bates, Justin Theroux, and Sam Waterson really bring this story to life. The film is an inspiring drama and already gaining award nominations. I really enjoyed learning about this true story and how hard Ruth worked for women’s rights and is a must see!Read more
In this true docudrama the Turner Family; Father, Mother and three children are among others just like them in our country that go beyond a normal life to pave a better road of happiness and well-being. Darren Turner (portrayed by Justin Brening) not only signed up with the Army to fight at Bagdad in Iraq, but also went to a Seminary to be commissioned as a Chaplain.Read more
Over many decades filmmakers have brought us significant stories about wars and the effects they have on our lives. Along with Hacksaw Ridge, Free Sate of Jones, Megan Leavey, 12 Strong, Dunkirk, and more is God Bless The Broken Road.Read more
Actress Lake Bell has been starring in films and on TV since she graduated from theater school in 2002, butRead more