Ellis (Jeremy Pope), a sweet 20-something gay Black man with a dimpled smile, whiles away his days at an urban homeless shelter. While watching TV one evening, he sees images of post-9/11 troops in ba…
Even if some of the sequels were not so good, who doesn't love Harrison Ford as adventurer-archaeologist Indiana Jones? Though director James Mangold has already confirmed that Ford has been "de-aged"…
In these uncertain times, I think I may have discovered the movie that we may all need... COCAINE BEAR! You can read the straight-faced synopsis below, but I suggest going straight to the trailer, …
The parental figures in The Fabelmans are apparently based squarely on director Steven Spielberg's own mom and dad. In their idyllic 1950s home, mom Mitzi (Michelle Williams) is the artistic free spir…
OK, as a Seahawks fan, I'm NOT a fan of Tom Brady... but damn, he's good. Now there is a movie about four 80-ish-year-old gal pals who love the Patriots-era Brady, and are bent on going to the Super B…
"Do you ever get the feeling that people are incapable of not caring?" The buzz for Darren Aronofsky's The Whale, particularly Brendan Fraser's lead performance, has been off the charts since its p…
Harry Styles as an actor (so far, at least) is the type where you want to give him the benefit of the doubt, because (bless his heart) he's a cutie and is taking on interesting roles. Unlike the gossi…
Avatar may have made the most money ever, but I wasn't not a fan. All flash with spray-cheese substance, the film went over-the-top with its remarkable visuals, leaving less than a comic book storylin…
If you have any sense of U.S. history, you'll watch Till with an impending sense of doom. Emmett Till was a 14-year-old boy from Chicago that was lynched in a small Mississippi town while visiting his…
The closing night film of SIFF DocFest 2022, Freedom on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (7/8), has a complicated conundrum--it simultaneously feels both (distressingly) timely while being (heartbrea…
As someone who loves vacations in cold place, and bursts into tears during the title music for the Olympics (really, I do), there were a couple must-see chilly-themed films on my list for DocFest. …
I remember the "last words" that the Mars rover Opportunity broadcast to NASA in 2018: "My battery is low and it's getting dark." If that message didn't made you want to burst into tears, thinking of …