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: 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: YESTERDAY (2019)

I love The Beatles. In fact, my record collection (to quote Twin Cities label legend Peter Jesperson) begins with The Beatles and then goes from A-Z. During a company outing I struck up the subject by asking my coworkers: “You guys like The Beatles?” Their answer: “Who doesn’t like The Beatles?” And indeed, with Danny …

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FlixChatter Review: SING (2016)

Directed by Garth Jennings, Christophe L0urdelet | Written by Garth Jennings Featuring the voices of: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Seth McFarlane, John C. Reilly, Taron Edgerton The end of the year holiday season is always prime for finding movies kids can go to. After all, school’s out, and they need things to do to hold their …

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FlixChatter Review: Kubo And The Two Strings (2016)

Directed by Travis Knight | Written by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler Featuring the voices of: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, Brenda Vaccaro and George Takei. This latest film from Laika is a 3D stop-motion animated film. It tells the story of Kubo, a boy who comes across the ocean as a baby, adrift …

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FlixChatter Review: Café Society (2016)

Café Society is director Woody Allen’s latest film about old Hollywood – or sort of. Set during its golden age (30s, 40s), its main protagonist is Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg), a naïve young New Yorker looking to make his way by moving to Hollywood to work under his uncle Phil (Steve Carell in a wooden …

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