‘Locked Down’ Review- Tone Deaf And Boring

‘Locked Down‘ is an HBO Max original comedy film directed by Doug Liman and written by Steven Knight. It was made by Warner Bros. Pictures in their surge of streaming films to come out in 2021. Linda (Anne Hathaway) is the CEO of a fashion company is living in London during the Covid lockdown with…

Movie Review Flashback- No Way Back (1995)

‘No Way Back‘ is an action thriller from 1995 directed by Frank A. Cappello. It was made by Overseas Filmgroup, originally premiering in Japan through Columbia Pictures. It would later be shown in the United States in 1996. LA-based FBI Agent Zack Grant (Russell Crowe) is shocked when rookie undercover agent Seiko Kobayashi (Kelly Hu)…

Movie Review- The Ramen Girl

‘The Ramen Girl‘ is a 2006 romantic comedy directed by Robert Allan Ackerman based on a screenplay by Becca Topol. It is co-produced by the film’s star Brittany Murphy. Abby (Brittany Murphy) has moved to Tokyo, Japan to be with her boyfriend Ethan (Gabriel Mann), who breaks up with her after he gets a job…

Teresa Yanaros of Divine Frequency Talks Books, Film, and Gaming | StudioJake

Divine Frequency host Teresa Yanaros pops in for an exciting conversation on books, gaming, and films. Teresa discusses her favorite movies, why she likes them, but also recommends some excellent books and video games for everyone. Check out the interview below: According to Divine Frequency, Teresa Yanaros, a degreed journalist with a passion for uncovering…

My Top 10 Best Films Of 2020

When it came to 2020, several movies were delayed or affected by the pandemic lockdowns. This made it a strange year where you could either saw one before lockdowns, saw it in a drive-in, or streamed it. For this list of my favorites, I had to go with what I had, so take that into…

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Review- The Great Before

‘Soul‘ is brought us to by the 3-D animation group Pixar. Directed by Pete Docter, the CGI feature had its premiere at the London Film Festival before being released widely through the Disney Plus streaming service. Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) is a middle school teacher who dreams of becoming a Jazz musician, much to his…

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Review- Bloated DCEU Mess

The DCEU was supposedly over, but it limps along with ‘Wonder Woman 1984‘ directed by Patty Jenkins, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Geoff Johns. Warner Bros. released it theatrically right beside streaming it on HBO Max. Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) is living alone in Washington, DC, and working at the Smithsonian. She befriends her…

Movie Review Flashback- Borrowed Hearts (1997)

Roma Downey starred in and co-executive produced ‘Borrowed Hearts,’ a 1997 CBS television Christmas romantic film directed by Ted Kotcheff and produced by Mary Kahn. Kathleen (Roma Downey) is a single mother to her little girl Zoey (Sarah Rosen Fruitman) who thinks an angel will bring her golf hustling father Jerry (Kevin Hicks) home. Kathleen’s…

‘Tenet’ Review- I Wish I Had Seen It In Theaters

Christopher Nolan brings us an ambitious film in ‘Tenet,’ which he directs, produces, and writes. It was made by Syncopy and Warner Bros. Pictures. Its theatrical release had been delayed three times before finally coming to cinemas in 2020, albeit briefly. A CIA Agent (John David Washington) aka the Protagonist is tasked by his boss…

‘Mulan’ Review- I’ll Make A Ma’am Out Of You

2020 brought us ‘Mulan,’ a live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated Disney feature. It is directed by Niki Caro and briefly released into theaters by Walt Disney Pictures before sliding onto Disney Plus. Mulan (Yifei Liu) is a woman with incredible “chi” powers, making her a highly skilled warrior. Her father Hua Zhou (Tzi…

‘Hard Kill’ Review- B-Movie and Bruce Willis

‘Hard Kill‘ is an action flick directed by Matt Eskandari, based on a screenplay by Chris LaMont and Joe Russo. It was filmed in Cincinnati and released through Vertical Entertainment. Soldier-turned-mercenary Derek Miller (Jesse Metcalfe) is approached by his military friend Nicholas Fox (Texas Battle) to do security for a high tech millionaire named Donovan…