FlixChatter review: EMMA. (2020)

Jane Austen never dies... from theater adaptations, TV shows to feature films, the demand for Austen-related content remains strong. I am perfectly ok with that. I don't count myself an Austen purist, so I welcome new interpretations/visions, even crazy mashup like Pride & Prejudice & Zombies can be highly enjoyable (hello Colonel Darcy! 😍) This …

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Rental Pick: PIRATE RADIO (2009)

PIRATE RADIO A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s. So I guess not all *pirates* are bad. This Richard Curtis' comedy is [loosely] based on a true story in the 60s era Britain when the then-traditionalist British government deemed it illegal for radio stations to play rock …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)review

Happy Monday all! It's going to be quite a busy week for me with three screenings Tuesday - Thursday, starting with Disconnect tomorrow. I've got my MSPIFF press pass kit yesterday and all the tickets for the films I've mentioned here, well except for Kon-Tiki as it was sold out and the second screening conflicts with …

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Rental Picks: A Separation and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Happy Friday! What will you be watching today, folks? Are you going to the cinema to see the latest of the Disney animated feature Wreck-It Ralph (check out my pal Terrence's review), the Kung-fu movie The Man with the Iron Fists or Denzel Washington's Flight? Well, if you decide to rent something, here are a …

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Total Recall – Double Review

Here we go again. The question of 'is this remake necessary?' is ubiquitous once again. For some, Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is regarded a classic. So naturally, people are crying foul when director Len Wiseman announced he's doing a remake 22 years after the original's release in 1990. So today, Ted and …

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