FlixChatter Review: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

The sequel of the 2016 Doctor Strange movie is as buzzy as ever. Fans have been hugely anticipating MCU’s 28th film that its ticket pre-sales already beats other popular MCU movies like Captain Marvel, Thor: Ragnarok, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Well, hardcore fans likely rejoice in seeing more multiverse action, especially those avid comic …

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Top 10 Films of 2021 + 15 Honorable Mentions

Hello fellow film fans! My picks of best/favorite movies of 2021 is here! Per my blog tradition, I usually wait until mid January to post the obligatory Top 10 Best list. I always have to preface this kind of post that there are still plenty of 2021 movies I have not seen yet: The Worst …

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FlixChatter Review: The Power of the Dog (2021)

This is the kind of film that is best experienced when you have very little information about the story. So with that in mind, I’ll skim on details about the plot and let you discover them on your own. At the center of the story is a wealthy rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) who lives …

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FlixChatter Review: The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain (2021)

Benedict Cumberbatch has built his career on quirky roles, and he once again plays an eccentric genius. This time it's an English artist Louis Wain whose surreal cat paintings, um, catapulted his career at the end of the 19th century. Now, I never thought there was a time when cats weren’t household pets, well apparently …

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TWIN CITIES FILM FEST unveils 2021 lineup + my recommendations

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH HEADLINES OPENER THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN; KENNETH BRANAGH’S FESTIVAL HIT BELFAST NAMED 2021 CLOSING NIGHT SELECTION October is always a special time of year for me. No, not because it's Halloween season, but because Twin Cities Film Fest is upon us! TCFF returns this year with a hybrid program showcasing a …

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FlixChatter Review: The Courier (2021)

I love spy movies, so I was immediately intrigued by The Courier which is set during the Cold War. It’s based on a true story of Greville Wynne, a middle-class businessman whose frequent travel to Eastern Europe got him recruited by CIA and MI6 as their spy. There’s a John Le Carré feel to the …

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March Viewing Recap + Movie of the Month

HAPPY SPRING!! We already hit 70 degrees earlier this week, 20 degrees warmer than what it's supposed to be in late March in Minnesota. Of course we went back to the 30s immediately, but a 30-40 degree swing is pretty common here, but hey I'll take even the occasional 60-70 degree early Spring day and …

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