FlixChatter Review – IN FABRIC (2019)

Written and Directed by: Peter Strickland Starring: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Fatma Mohamed, Gwendoline Christie In Fabric is a twisted, highly stylized horror/dark comedy film. It follows a cursed dress' journey as it leaves a department store and travels from person to person, wreaking havoc at every turn. Director Peter Strickland's love of 1970's …

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FlixChatter Review – The Irishman (2019)

Adapted from the memoir I Heard You Paint Houses, The Irishman follows the real life story of Frank Sheeran. Sheeran, played by Robert De Niro, was a World War II veteran. While working as a truck driver through the 1950s, finds himself drawn into Russell Bufalino's inner circle. At this time Bufalino had recently been …

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FlixChatter Review: FROZEN II (2019)

Written & Directed By: Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K. Brown Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes When the credit for Frozen II started to roll, I looked over at my (adult) niece and asked what she thought. “It was really cute! What did you think?” …

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FlixChatter Review: THE GOOD LIAR (2019)

Directed by: Bill Condon Written by: Jeffrey Hatcher Starring: Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey Advertised as the first ever pairing of Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen, The Good Liar boasts perhaps two of film’s all-time greatest. Based on the best-selling book by Nicholas Searle (a former British Intelligence officer) and adapted to …

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FlixChatter Review: The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2019)

In a year where there are plenty of female-empowerment films being released, this is one that I wasn't aware it was being made. I saw this on a screener as there was no theatrical screening, and I had seen its trailer a week prior that piqued my interest. I have to admit that I wasn't …

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FlixChatter Review – MIDWAY (2019)

Directed by: Roland Emmerich Written by: Wes Tooke Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 has inspired many films over the years, most of which center around fictional characters and cheesy love stories. The 1976 Midway is no exception so it was with guarded anticipation I awaited the release of Roland Emmerich's Midway. …

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FlixChatter Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

I have to admit I hadn't paid attention to the movie adaptations of Charlie's Angels, though I did enjoy the original tv series. There's no particular reason why, I just was never enticed by it. But when they announced Kristen Stewart as one of the Angels, as well as Naomi Scott who I like as …

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FlixChatter Review: LAST CHRISTMAS (2019)

Directed by Paul Feig Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson The holidays are upon us and along with that – holiday films. From “A Christmas Carol” to “Die Hard” and even to “Eyes Wide Shut”, the genre covers a wide spectrum of styles and there is always something, some motif, setting, …

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FlixChatter Review – HARRIET (2019)

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons Written by: Gregory Allen Howard and Kasi Lemmons When I first heard a movie about Harriet Tubman had been greenlit, I was both excited and apprehensive. With the casting of Cynthia Erivo in the titular role, with Janelle Monae, Joe Alwyn and Leslie Odom Jr. supporting, I knew we would be …

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FlixChatter Review: The Addams Family (2019)

When most adults hear the name The Addams Family, they’ll likely think back to the 1991 Barry Sonnenfeld live action movie, starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia and Christina Ricci. The film was based on the The Addams Family cartoon created by cartoonist Charles Addams and the 1964 TV series produced by David Levy. While The …

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