Movie Review

Avengers: Endgame – All the Feels
After the crushing defeat of Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame takes us on a rollercoaster of emotionally-charged scenes leading to a resolution you won't soon forget. Endgame opens in the moments before Thanos uses the Infinity Stones to snap away half of the inhabitants of the universe. Hawkeye and his family are enjoying idyllic family time…
Movie Review: Apollo 11
I’m a fan of historical films (see my reviews of They Shall Not Grow Old and Darkest Hour). I had read some sharp criticism of last year’s dramatization First Man and didn’t see it, but Melanie and I had a recent “date afternoon” and watched the purely documentary Apollo 11 at a local IMAX theater.…
Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
With its prequels having resolved their own struggles, and the Netflix show adding little to the world, the series finale How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World seemed to offer little more than one last visit to the picturesque village of Berk and its fantastical, improbable menagerie of dragons. But all is not well…
Movie Review: The Incredibles 2
“This is crazy, right?” asks Helen Parr, a.k.a. Elastigirl. “To help my family I have to leave it. To fix the law I have to break it.” "But you have to do it, so our children can make that choice!" says her husband, Bob - a.k.a. Mr. Incredible. After all, it’s still illegal to be…
Review: Black Panther
We all know the truth: more connects us than separates us. -T'Challa   Stunningly beautiful, Black Panther surprises with a message of unity and mercy rather than division and retribution. The story opens at the end of Captain America: Civil War as T'Challa, prince of Wakanda, returns to the hidden nation to assume the throne after…