Movie Review – Fighting with My Family – Pleasant, Non-Demanding Fun

Fighting with my Family is a pleasant little true-life-based sporting movie leaving you feeling a little happier than when you went in. It’s not about Earth-shattering events or anything particularly profound for humanity, and it doesn’t need to be. It’s a small and surprisingly charming story: a young woman gets plucked out of obscurity in …

Movie Review – Alita: Battle Angel – Lighter, more Enjoyable than Ghost in the Shell

  Alita: Battle Angel is a sort of YA version of Ghost in the Shell, and I’m not exactly thrilled to see the same thing re-done in so short a period of time. At least this one was more enjoyable, with better humor, more likable characters, and a universe that might be more interesting to …

Movie Review – Cold Pursuit – Liam Neeson Does Action Right

If you like the Coen Brothers, you’ll love Cold Pursuit. This movie runs circles around Liam’s other ‘particular set of skills’ flicks. The well-placed humor that you usually see in the Coen films is refreshing, and sometimes really funny. Sure, we get plenty of head banging “shooting at point blank range” bloody snow scenes to …

Movie Review – How to Train Your Dragon 3 – The Hidden World – No Spoilers (A newbie’s initial review)

  This stunning third Dragon movie needs to be seen if you like the series, or even if you’re new to the series but ‘grown-up’ enough to long for dragons to bind with and fly with in your own right. In other words, you don’t even need an excuse to drag a kid along to …