The Year In Revue Part Five: Anthony’s Top 20 of 2021
Since the days of Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, I have been making “Top Ten” lists of my favorite films from each year. I used to love reading their “Best of the year” articles in their respective home-based newspapers and
The Year In Revue Part Four: Anthony’s Under Seen Gems of 2021
As my top films of 2021 are on the way, I felt the need to bring attention to some very good films that just missed my “10 Best” but are worthy of mention and exist as important marks in 2021
The Year In Revue Part Two: Anthony’s Top Ten Horror Films of 2021
With an originality that was absent for a few years, Horror films thrived with creativity in 2021. Anthony names his 10 best of the year.
The Year in Revue Part One: Ben’s Ten (no, Twelve!) Top (and Honorably Mentioned) Films
The end of a year is flooded with lists. Lists are a way of engaging an audience. Whether the list identifies achievements, or in this case, favored movies, there’s no right way to stipulate ten preferred items in a given
‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ Review: Solo Coen Effort Defines Striking, Tragic Beauty, Washington And McDormand Radiate
The Tragedy of Macbeth, from Joel Coen tells the story of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand dazzle. In theaters December 25 and on Apple TV+ January 14th.
‘Red Rocket’ Review: Sean Baker, Simon Rex Hilariously Achieve Escape Velocity
Red Rocket, Sean Baker’s hilarious follow up to The Florida Project, surprises with another poignant human interest story featuring Simon Rex.
‘Licorice Pizza’ Review: Groovy Throwback, Strong Ensemble Elevate Haim, Hoffman and Cooper, Love Prevails
Licorice Pizza is Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film. Newcomers Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman shine, Bradley Cooper should garner another nomination and the whole affair is groovy.
‘The Harder They Fall’ Review: A Unique, Alive, Western
The Harder They Fall takes the Western on a wild and exciting ride through rich characterizations, inventive filmmaking and one helluva cast
‘The Tender Bar’ Review: Clooney’s Warmth and Heart Pour Life Lessons; Affleck And Sheridan Are Brilliant
The Tender Bar, from George Clooney pours out the warmth and heart of family and passion. Based on J. R. Moehringer’s memoir, Ben Affleck shines.
‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Review: Satisfying Sequel Changed Rules, Unplugs The Matrix
The Matrix Resurrections changes the rules as Neo fights to save The Matrix. The fourth film in the franchise, the results are satisfying with uneven supporting characters.