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  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★★

    How does one approach a documentary about one of the most beloved television personalities of our time? I think the key is to be honest, extract fact from myth, interview those closest to him, and approach it with humility. Won’t You Be My Neighbor is one of the best docs I have seen on a media figure, and also one of the most accessible. For 94 minutes viewers are taken on a journey that spans from Pittsburgh where Mr. Roger’s…

  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    ★★★★

    Disney’s latest effort to bring their animated characters to life is worth a view and will tug on the heartstrings. Christopher Robin brings the gang from the 100 Acre Wood to life in a tale that is very much reminiscent of another Disney classic (Mary Poppins), but without as much substance.

    The theme of growing up and abandoning all childish things is a theme we have seen many times before. The child is forced to grow up through a tragic…

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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★★

    A24 is the new indie powerhouse and I pretty much look forward to checking out most films they release. Their latest pic, Eighth Grade, directed by comedian Bo Burnham is a mini odyssey that grabs the viewer for 94 mins and does not let go until the credits roll.

    Played by relative unknown, Elsie Fisher, Kayla Day is getting ready to graduate from middle school and move onto her freshman year of high school. Socially awkward and addicted to social…

  • It

    It

    ★★★★★

    The summer movie season has ended with a loud, crashing thud, but the fall movie season has kicked off with a loud...scream. Stephen King's long anticipated, big screen adaptation of his 1986 novel, IT, has finally arrived, and it does not disappoint.

    The 1990 ABC miniseries delivered thrills when it debuted, and much like that effort, the updated picture delivers the scares, and does not shy away from the blood/gore department. Take your biggest fear and multiply it by 10...especially…