Month: January 2017

Total 5 Posts

Review: M. Night Shayamalan’s “Split” by Brian Wallinger

Once dubbed the “next Steven Spielberg,’ director M. Night Shyamalan returns to form with his latest film, “Split,” a psychological thriller.  Shyamalan’s script is fast paced and delivers a nice tone, but does not dive deep enough into the main

REVIEW: Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” by Brian Wallinger

In the late 1960’s a young film student set out to make a low-budget, black and white film. That filmmaker’s name is Martin Scorsese. It won the acclaim of Roger Ebert, allowing audiences to discover Scorsese.  His next film, “Mean

REVIEW: ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ by Brian Wallinger

From Netflix, Barry Sonnenfeld and Mark Hudis bring us an updated version of the young adult novel series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a story arc of three children and a madman who will stop at nothing to obtain their

Sing

Voice.  No, this is not about the sounds uttered from your vocal cavity; it’s about the inner courage to stand up for yourself; to be better than the “you” you were before a journey started.  Finding your voice is ultimately

Top 20 of 2016

Oh, “would that it were so simple” to come up with a top list of the movies I’ve seen in 2016. I don’t do lists. But, I must try and I’m starting with an annual Top 20 list. Note that some