Movie Review- Bridge of Spies

Legendary film director Steven Spielberg brings us a historical Cold War drama in Bridge of Spies, based on the book of the same name, starring the brilliant actor Tom Hanks. The film tells the true story of the arrest of Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy caught in the United States. He was defended by lawyer…

Movies The Critics Got Wrong Part 2

I am a harsh critic of, well, movie critics. They give good reviews to the filmmakers who their drinking buddies, while they show disdain for anyone who think outside the box. They have gotten films wrong before and they will continue to get movies wrong. Click here to read Part 1. Here is another list…

Movie Review- Saving Mr. Banks

  Director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side, The Rookie) brings us the tale of the tale of Mary Poppins in Saving Mr. Banks. It takes place during the two weeks author PL Travers, the creator of the character, spent in Los Angeles, California with Walt Disney himself and the Sherman Brothers creating this film.…

Retro Film Review- Volunteers (1985 film)

‘Volunteers‘ is a comedy-drama directed by Nicholas Meyer and written by Keith F. Critchlow, David Isaacs, and Ken Levine. It was made by Silver Screen Partners. Lawrence “Larry” Bourne III (Tom Hanks) is a Yale graduate and heir to a textile business who finds himself in hefty gambling debt. After his father (George Plimpton) refuses…