THE ADAM PROJECT – Review by Susan Granger

Still grieving over the death of his father, nerdy, asthmatic 12-year-old Adam finds it difficult to cope with school bullies. Then, one night, he discovers a wounded fighter pilot hiding in his garage.
To Adam’s astonishment, the pilot turns out to be a buff, older version of himself from 2050, when time-travel is trendy. He needs incredulous young Adam to help him on a secret mission which involves going back to 2018 to find their workaholic physicist father, who can save future mankind from total chaos by changing the past.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Jennifer Garner’s Netflix partnership includes YES DAY sequel – Brandy McDonnell reports

Netflix and Jennifer Garner will continue to work together through a new partnership across multiple new films for Garner to star in and produce. The deal builds on Netflix’s relationship with the four-time Primetime Emmy Award-nominated performer, who starred in and produced Yes Day, a family comedy also starring Edgar Ramirez and Jenna Ortega.

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PEPPERMINT – Review by Susan Granger

When a struggling Southern California mother, Riley North (Jennifer Garner), sees her husband (Jeff Hephner) and 10 year-old daughter (Cailey Fleming) slaughtered in a drive-by killing at a local Christmas Carnival, she conscientiously identifies the Mexican cartel gunmen in a police line-up. But corruption corrodes the criminal justice system and the obviously guilty suspects are released.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK September 14, 2018: A HAPPENING OF MONUMENTAL PROPORTIONS

Judy Greer is no slouch at making people laugh; as an actress.. A Happening of Monumental Proportions marks her debut behind the camera, directing others as they go about the serious business of creating humor. The result is a quirky, charming comedy about several Los Angelenos whose lives intersect over the course of a single day.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK December 8: THE TRIBES OF PALOS VERDES

motw logo 1-35In “The Tribes of Palos Verdes,” manicured lawns, sprawling houses, and groomed beaches can’t prevent family turmoil from wreaking havoc in the life of teenage Medina (Maika Monroe). Written by Karen Croner, the drama features a strong performance by Jennifer Garner, playing against type as Medina’s emotionally unstable mother. Continue reading..

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