The Oscar-nominated About Schmidt, starring Jack Nicholson, marks the 20th anniversary of its theatrical release in 2002. This is the first of two Jack Nicholson movies getting a milestone anniversary review in December. The other film is As Good As It Gets, celebrating 25 years on December 25. Anyway, it’s really hard to believe that About Schmidt is 20 years old this year. I can still remember watching the dramedy in theaters! As a film,…"About Schmidt Marks 20th Anniversary"
Sarah Dessen’s novel, Along for the Ride, arrives on Netflix in a film adaptation starring Emma Pasarow and Belmont Cameli. Writer-director Sofia Alvarez is the screenwriter of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and the book was a New York Times bestseller. If you’re a fan of either, you’ll probably be watching regardless of my thoughts. But if you’ve never read Dessen’s books or watched the To All The Boys movies, chances are likely…"Along for the Ride Adaptation Arrives on Netflix"
Sgt. Will Gardner tells the story of an Iraq War veteran and shows the effects that traumatic brain injuries have on America’s returning veterans. Writer-director Max Martini is known for portraying a number of military roles on screen. Maybe it’s because of taking on those roles but it’s admirable for the actor to bring the troubles facing American veterans to the screen. After all, thousands of American veterans can be found along many streets and…"Sgt. Will Gardner: American Veterans Need Our Help"