‘Emma’ Review- A Delightful Dramedy

‘Emma‘ is a 2020 adaption of Jane Austen’s Regency Era novel of the same name. It is the directorial feature film debut for Autumn de Wilde, a critically-acclaimed photographer and music video director. Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) lives alone with her widowed father Mr. Woodhouse (Bill Nighy). She becomes friends with the shy Harriet Smith…

‘Changeland’ Review- Good Vibes All Around

Seth Green goes the extra mile in Changeland, which he starred in, wrote, and made his directorial review. Released by Gravitas Ventures, the film is drama but also has several comedic moments. Brandon (Seth Green) meets his best friend Dan (Breckin Meyer) in Thailand, where he reveals that he discovered his wife has been cheating…

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review- Nazism And Absurdity

How do you make Nazis and Nazism funny? Taika Waititi writes and directs Jojo Rabbit, a comedy-drama based in Germany during the end of the Second World War. It has been nominated for multiple awards at various ceremonies and was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the top ten movies of 2019.…

‘Parasite’ Review- A South Korean Masterpiece

Parasite is a Korean dark comedy directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also co-produced and co-wrote it. The film was released CJ Entertainment and won Best Foreign Language Film at the 77th Golden Globes, a first for a Korean movie. The young Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-shik) lives with his poor family in a basement apartment. He…

‘FBI Lovebirds’ Review- An Awkward Good Time

Husband and wife tag-team Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, who masterminded such documentaries as FrackNation, Not Evil Just Wrong, and Mine Your Own Business, plus the feature film Gosnell, brings to us “FBI Lovebirds | How Two FBI Operatives Tried To Take Down Donald Trump.” It is a dramatic reading of the texts between disgraced…

‘Being Frank’ Review- An Honest Look At Deception

Being Frank has not been well received by critics. Directed by Miranda Bailey and written by Glen Lakin, the movie comedy-drama that tackles a very complex family issue: lying. Philip Hansen (Logan Miller) is the son of wealthy condiments company owner Frank Hansen (Jim Gaffigan). The two of them are at odds with each other…

DEWAR: ‘Dark Phoenix’ Review- Pure Passion Kills

We are met with the young Jean Grey when she is introduced with Professor Xavier. After a traumatic experience concerning her mutant powers, Xavier decides to psychologically shield Jean from a truth. This incident drives the drama in this plot. Xavier gives Jean an important lesson about inanimate objects, and how they are instruments that…

My debut paranormal novel, Cacophony, is now on Kindle

Hello everyone! My paranormal thriller Cacophony is now available for Amazon Kindle! My first published novel is now available on Amazon! If you are wondering what it is, it’s a mix of supernatural thriller and the paranormal. Check out this awesome summary below. Cacophony follows a small town church in Daylight, Texas that is on the edge…

Dallas Jenkins Comedy Film Gets Release Date

Last year, it was announced that Harvest Bible Church in Elgin, Illinois was producing its first feature film through their company Vertical Church Films and its founder Dallas Jenkins. The film The Resurrection of Gavin Stone is a comedy drama film directed by Jenkins and based on a script by Andrea Nasfell (Mom’s Night Out)…

Movie Review Flashback- Christian Mingle

Directed by Corbin Bernsen who also wrote and starred in Christian Mingle along with Lacey Chabert, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Stephen Tobolowsky, David Keith, Morgan Fairchild, John O’Hurley, and Saidah Arrika Ekulona. Gwyneth Hayden is a busy marketing executive who hates the men she has been going dates with. They all seem frivolous and phony. After seeing an ad for christianmingle.com, despite the warnings…

Great Drama Read- Through A Glass Darkly by Gilbert Morris

Gilbert Morris is a premier Christian author who has brought us some amazing historical novels as well as fantasy/science fiction, but he also writes standalone faith based dramas like Through A Glass Darkly. Adam Smith woke up from a coma with no memory of who he or where he came from. All he knows is…

Movie Review Flashback- Mississippi Grind (2015)

Directed and written by filmmaking duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Mississippi Grind is a 2015 drama film about two traveling gamblers from different generations who travel through the South trying to win big. Down on his luck and deep in debt, gambling addict Gerry (Ben Mendelsohn) meets traveling hustler Curtis Vaughn (Ryan Reynolds). The…

Writers Doubt Is A Real Thing

I am a writer. I am not a fledging writer or a budding writer, I am a writer. It is true most of my works have been published on this blog, but I have written one novel and two novellas, though they have yet to be published. What few people know is that in between…

Movie Review Flashback- Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight is a 2015 won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. I am often hard on the Academy, but I honestly think this film deserved the award. It is directed by Tom McCarthy and stars an ensemble cast including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Brian d’Arcy James, Maureen Keiller,…