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)…

‘The Postcard Killings’ Review- Weird Twists

Danis Tanovic directs ‘The Postcard Killings,’ a psychological thriller that was based on the novel of the same name by author James Patterson and Liza Marklund. There are some minor spoilers, but I avoid any big ones. NYPD detective Jacob (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his ex-wife Valerie Kanon (Famke Janssen) loses their daughter and son-in-law…

Comic Book Review- Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle Part 1

Kicking off a five-part miniseries, Marvel Comics brings us ‘Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle‘ part one “The Hanging Judge” which reopens Peter Parker’s first job and is a call-to-action for journalism. It is written by Mat Johnson with fantastic art from Mack Chater, Francesco Mobili, and Dono Sanchez-Almara. Joseph “Robbie” Robertson is the current editor-in-chief at…

Movie Review- The Book of Henry

‘The Book of Henry‘ is a coming-of-age thriller film directed by Colin Trevorrow and written by Gregg Hurwitz. It had its premiere at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival and released in theaters by Focus Features. Henry (Jaeden Martell) is a genius child prodigy living with his single mother Susan Carpenter (Naomi Watts) and younger…

Will The Yankees Get The Same Coverage As The Astros?

Well, well, well. The chickens have come home to roost with the so-called “sign-stealing” controversy, where the Astros got caught using a video camera to steal the signs of the LA Dodgers during the 2017 World Series. It caused a frenzied circus of media coverage in 2019. In the end, they were given a hefty…

‘Trial By Media’ Season 1 Review

Netflix takes potshots at their competitors on cable with ‘Trial By Media,’ a six-episode documentary is executive produced by George Clooney. Yes, the actor who’s best known for ruining the Batman media franchise. The show takes on several sensationalized court cases. They start with ‘Jenny Jones murder’ when the daytime talk show host embarrassed one…

‘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…

Movie Review Flashback- American Psycho (2000)

Based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron directs American Psycho, a psychological satirical thriller that premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000, and it soon developed a cult following. Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a wealthy investment banker living in 1988 New York City. He has a nice apartment,…

‘Murder Mystery’ Review- A Few Chuckles, But No Laughs

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston team-up for Murder Mystery, directed by Kyle Newacheck and written by James Vanderbilt. Sandler has a skill for producing low brow comedies that are either massive hits or dubs. New York policeman Nick Spitz (Adam Sandler) lies to his wife, hairdresser and mystery novel obsessed Audrey (Jennifer Aniston) about passing…