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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

    Great movie! Bradley Cooper is good. Gaga is better, amazing.

    The movie is uneven. There are long, listless sections. But, these are offset by a number of powerful, exciting scenes. And did I mention... GAGA!

    A good movie. thanks... yow, bill

  • Smokey and the Bandit

    Smokey and the Bandit

    ★★★★

    They showed Smokey and the Bandit at the theater last night because of Burt Reynolds' recent death. It's a really wonderful movie. Burt Reynolds, Sally Fields, Jerry Reed, and Jackie Gleason are all fantastic, and they're HUGE personalities fill the big screen. It's a true period piece with the Trans-Am, CB radios, bell bottom jeans, and everybody smoking all the time. The movie is chockfull 'o humor and action.

    You may ask - Did Smokey and the Bandit hold up…

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★

    The new Star Wars is a good movie and is worth seeing. There's a lot of "inside stuff" for extreme Star Wars fans which didn't really interest me much. Also, I think Star Wars fans are so grateful that the movie isn't terrible like the second trio from George Lucas. And you have to tip your hat to the Star Wars marketing lads for creating a HUGE buzz. For me, it was a fairly typical action movie with lots of…

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★

    This is a fantastic action-packed movie. I saw it at the iMax. There are more breath-taking scenes than I can count. Tom Cruise is amazing.

    Negatives: silly plot, tired characters, a little long.
    The negatives are tiny, however. And happy surprise: there's a surprising amount of humor in this MI movie as well. Great movie!
    hi rob... yow, bill