Movie Review Flashback- Nick Of Time

‘Nick of Time‘ is a thriller film directed by John Badham, who also produced it. It was written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and released through Paramount Pictures. Gene Watson (Johnny Depp) is a mild-mannered accountant returning from San Diego to Los Angeles with his daughter Lynn (Courtney Chase) following the death of his wife. As…

Movie Review- Black Mass (2015)

Directed by Scott Cooper, ‘Black Mass‘ is a 2015 true crime biographical film about how the FBI struck a deal with the mobster Whitey Bulger in order to get information about other criminals. FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) arrives in his old neighborhood in Boston, being assigned to the FBI branch there. He convinces…

‘City Of Lies’ Review- Revisiting Old Wounds

‘City of Lies‘ is a crime drama directed by Brad Furman. It was originally meant to premier in 2019 and even had a limited release in Italy, but was delayed. It was picked up in 2021 by Saban Films and released as a video-on-demand. LA reporter Jackson (Forest Whitaker) is assigned to work on a…

Top 10 Odd Christmas Movies

There are so many amazing Christmas films. It’s A Wonderful Life, Elf, Home Alone, and so many others. However, there are a few movies that are centered during the Yuletide Season that are not necessarily capturing the spirit of the holiday. This has caused many to debate whether or not they are “Christmas movies.” Here…

Top 10 Scary Movies For Halloween

It is a night for dressing up as your favorite characters and taking your kids trick or treating. After you sift through the candy, checking for anything nefarious, you tuck your kids in bed and want to watch something scary. Well, it is Halloween after all. Need a couple of suggestions for leisure viewing for…

Top Films Rescued From Development Volume 2

Development Limbo is where good scripts go to be buried if they cannot find funding or a script keeps getting rewritten. Some never see the light of day, but others can finally come to fruition. You read Volume 1 of top films rescued from Development Limbo, now here are another ten for you to look…

Movie Review Flashback- The Astronaut’s Wife (1999)

Directed and written by Rand Ravich, the 1999 science fiction drama ‘The Astronaut’s Wife‘ was released by New Line Cinema and was nominated for “Best Film” at the Sitges Film Festival when it premiered. Elementary teacher Jillian (Charlize Theron) is the wife of NASA astronaut pilot Spencer Armacost (Johnny Depp). During a mission, Spencer and…