CONFESS FLETCH – Review by Martha K Baker

Get ready to experience a Fletch film sans Chevy Chase. Get ready to give Jon Hamm a chance at the grail that is Fletch, a charming, discombobulated detective and, most interesting –and to him significant — a former investigative reporter. That life provided expertise for being an investigative detective, he insists. To wit: When interrogated whether he has income from unsavory sources, he responds, “Writing for in-flight magazines is as unsavory as it gets.”

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, July 6-12: MINIONS

Opening July 10, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Minions, the spin-off from hit animations Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, which gives the eponymous yellow critters the spotlight to themselves as they search for the perfect evil boss. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Aug. 25-31: THE CONGRESS

Opening Aug. 29, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The Congress, from writer-director Ari Folman and starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti, and Jon Hamm. The unusual film combines live action and animation to present a unique premise set in a world in the not-too-distant future where Wright gives a studio control over her digital likeness for use in perpetuity. Read on…

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