Faith Gong: Holiday film review: ‘Disenchanted’

About partway through I realized that it wasn’t just a film. That’s when I leaned over and whispered to my husband, “This is the perfect metaphor for perimenopause!” 

Movie review: Minions: The Rise of Gru

This action-packed film will delight all who crave mayhem, mischief, and of course, minions.

Movie review: The Origins of Buzz Lightyear

The Buzz Lightyear action figure Andy Davis got for his birthday in the first installment of “Toy Story” was based on the titular character of his favorite film. Finally, after 27 years, you can see that film for yourself and discover the origins of the l … (read more)

Movie review: Jurassic World: Dominion

Ever wondered what the world would be like if dinosaurs were reintroduced? “Jurassic World: Dominion” may have the answer.

Movie Review: Maverick Flies Again

A second “Top Gun” film has been in the works for over a decade and it’s finally clear for take-off!

Movie review: Downton Abbey 2: A New Era and an Old Secret

While fans of the previous film and the original television show are eager for the reunion of the recurring cast and the return to the familiar estate, this film takes the franchise where it hasn’t gone before.

Review: Seminal ’70s documentary is a tad rusty

“The Last Waltz” is what it is: It is a watershed concert movie about The Band’s swan song in 1976, but also a smorgasbord of musical numbers that, not unlike an all-you-can-eat buffet, sometimes leaves you wishing you had less instead of more.The screeni … (read more)

After 40 years ‘Raging Bull’ is still a masterpiece and enigmatic, too!

“Raging Bull” is a terrible movie.For one, it’s just not that great. How about that Robert De Niro guy in the lead? Poorly miscast. Hayden Christenson would have played a more convincing Jake LaMotta than Mr. De Niro. I can’t believe this movie was made b … (read more)

Movie review: Just Mercy

Just Mercy — Running Time: 2:16 — PG-13 “Just Mercy” is the one to see this week. This true story stuns on many levels as it delivers the tale of a young black lawyer who becomes deeply involved in helping a black man unjustly accused of murder. At 18, Rh … (read more)

Movie review: 1917

1917 — Running Time: 1:59 — Rating: R “1917” is a quality movie that led me to some dark thoughts. If the story doesn’t trigger lasting thoughts for you about men and war, then fine, just enjoy this good movie. The quality came from director Sam Mendes an … (read more)

Movie review: Oscar nominees

This was a year of creeping apprehension for movie lovers. Theaters were often lucky to have 10 people in the audience. Theaters are closing while Netflix releases new movies to people watching in their living rooms. The feel of change is overwhelming. Le … (read more)

Movie review: Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems — Running Time: 2:15 — Rating: R It is my great pleasure today to write a review of the worst movie I have ever seen. This will be a special challenge because the actors, the directing, and even the premise are all good. Here’s the problem. For … (read more)

Movie review: Little Women

Little Women — Running Time: 2:14 — Rating: PG If you are thinking of skipping “Little Women,” think again. It has been read in Louisa May Alcott’s book and seen in movies by all ages ever since it was published in 1868. Now, as a gift to all of us, Greta … (read more)

Movie review: Bombshell

Bombshell — Running Time: 1:48 — Rating: R In an attempt to take a fair look at corporate sexuality, “Bombshell” offers a depressing look at office politics leading to the current surge of revelations about the corporate promotion system. These politics c … (read more)

Movie review: Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell — Running Time: 2:26 — Rating: R Think 1996. The explosion at the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta has killed innocents. The press has made Richard Jewell a hero throughout the country. Suddenly, the press labels Jewell the bomber and we … (read more)