“This is not the end….” Although we might come back with Top 10 list of 2017, I have become too busy to manage this site and so in order to focus on other avenues, it is with sincere regret that I announce that The Movie Revue is going on an extended hiatus. Don’t fret. My […]Read more
We all struggle to find our own place in the world. Life gets interesting as we discover ourselves and we form relationships with others. It gets more complicated when we struggle with our sexual identity. It’s not something most of us think about, let alone question. The beautiful thing about humanity is that we are […]Read more "Score one for Team Equality with ‘F(l)ag Football’ Doc"
As a child, my older brother would get Lego kits. He would build them as I played with my Duplo sets and as we got older, his Lego sets became disjointed; pieces everywhere, allowing our imagination to soar as we created anything out of the pieces. The latest 3D Lego animated film, The Lego Ninjago […]Read more "Fun ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ suffers from flat characters"
As the events of David Gordon Green’s Stronger unfolded, I was reminded of my own life. We all struggle everyday of our lives, but no greater test of courage exists then what befalls us when tragedy strikes. For Jeff Bauman, a native of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, tragedy struck on April 15, 2013 as he waited for his ex […]Read more "Gyllenhaal gives Oscar-worthy performance in inspired ‘Stronger’"
History is replete with the spoils of cinematic spies; resources and gadgets are ready at an instant; beautiful locales, venomous villains and gorgeous ladies on tap. James Bond was fashionable, Steve Rogers was symbolic, Austin Powers was hip, Derek Flint was cool, Ethan Hunt is grace under pressure. And then there was Eggsy Unwin, the […]Read more "There’s nothing Golden about ‘Kingsman’ sequel"
Twenty years ago this week, audiences were scared out of their wits with Paul Anderson’s sci fi-horror-fetish film, Event Horizon. Plagued by production problems and studio interference, Anderson’s film ended up as maimed as most of the victims in the film (if you haven’t seen it yet, I don’t know if I blame you, but I […]Read more "I Am Home: Twenty Years of ‘Event Horizon’"
When writer-director Steven Soderbergh announced his retirement from filmmaking in 2013 to pursue painting, we thought he was gone for good. Soderbergh stated that there were too many obstacles to movie making. “I’m interested in exploring another art form while I have the time and the ability to do so,” he told The New York […]Read more "Soderbergh’s Ultra Cool Caper “Logan Lucky” Is A Blast"