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  • How to Beat the High Co$t of Living

    How to Beat the High Co$t of Living

    ★★★

    Pleasure to revisit this 40-year-old movie I used to watch when I was a kid. I think I might have even seen it in a theater, yet I know I watched HOW TO BEAT THE HIGH COST OF LIVING a lot on cable television when I was a boy. To my delight, the movie holds up fairly well. It's lightweight, yet that does not mean it lacks quality.

    Three old high school friends in Oregon, each in need of money.…

  • The Heartbreak Kid

    The Heartbreak Kid

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Meh, I don't get it. I really don't. Granted, I do have a history of completely missing the greatness of certain films, films that I would later on grow to love. So for now at least, I do not get, nor did I like, or even understand THE HEARTBREAK KID.

    Directed by Elaine May, based on a story by Bruce Jay Friedman, and a screenplay adaptation by Neil Simon, THE HEARTBREAK KID tells the tale of Lenny Cantrow (Charles Grodin),…

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  • BlacKkKlansman

    BlacKkKlansman

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Six-minute standing ovatation at the Cannes Film Festival?  GRAND PRIX award at the Cannes Film Festival.  Huh?  This movie made me angry, it upset me to no end.  What bothered more than anything, is not the ugly racism and anti-semimitism addressed in the film.  No.  What really pissed me of is that a filmmaker of talent would take such a giant step backward in his development as a director to make a heavy-handed diatribe that masquerades as a feature film…

  • Us

    Us

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So....what happens in this film now? A weirdo, man-made (??) underground cloning lab was created in order to tether experimental human creatures with their above-ground doppelgängers on the surface in order to control them, yet after the experiment failed, the lab was abandoned, and...I DON'T GET IT...I don not get US.

    Look, I admire the idea that writer-producer-director Jordan Peele attempts to creating original, non-cliched horror films. BUT...there is a fine line between creating something different, and something thats actually…