The Art of Racing in the Rain is going to be an emotional film for anybody who has ever had a dog as a member of their pack. I know it’s the biggest question on your mind and I’ll get to it in due time. Before I do, I’ll add that there is a nice pile of laughs in here, too. Some of these laughs come with what Enzo (Kevin Costner) says in the film. …"The Art of Racing in the Rain is Heartbreaking"
In Funny Man: Mel Brooks, author Patrick McGilligan takes an in-depth look at the life of the legendary comedian Mel Brooks. The legendary comedian has gifted us both films, television series, records, and Broadway musicals. He is one of a number of entertainers to win the coveted EGOT. But the Mel Brooks that we see in public is a wholly different person from the Mel Brooks on set or in his private life. If there’s…"Funny Man: Mel Brooks by Patrick McGilligan"
Descendants 3 offers a satisfying conclusion as we reach the end of the line of the musical Descendants trilogy on the Disney Channel. The first film would become a re-imagining of a different nature. It was very different from ABC’s hit fairy tale series, Once Upon A Time (2011-2018). At the same time, one can see exactly why Disney continues to draw upon their hits in their film canon. It’s because audiences will continue to…"Descendants 3 Offers A Satisfying Conclusion"
Premiering at Sundance earlier this year, Love, Antosha serves as a beautiful and moving tribute to the late Star Trek star, Anton Yelchin. It’s hard not to feel heartbreak in viewing this film especially during the closing minutes. One cannot help but feel sadness for his family and friends. Here is an actor who was taken away from us when he was only 27 years old as a result of a freak accident. Anton Yelchin…"Love, Antosha: A Beautiful Tribute to Anton Yelchin"
Tel Aviv on Fire is an interesting satire that seeks to look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the lens of a soap opera. When we first meet Salam (Kais Nashif), he is working for popular Palestinian soap opera Tel Aviv on Fire. He only ends up becoming a writer on the series after a run-in with Assi (Yaniv Biton) at an Israeli checkpoint. Assi’s wife is a big fan of the series so naturally, he…"Tel Aviv on Fire: An Interesting Satire"