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Movie Review – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Director: Mike Newell Starring: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Matthew Goode Year: 2018 Downton Abbey Goes to the Movies, or something like that, as multiple familiar faces pop up in this straight-to-Netflix film.  They bring an easy, classic, British comfort to a movie that cringes behind a strange title and relative anonymity, lending credit to an

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Sports – 2018 Fantasy Football: RBs & WRs

With the preseason beginning and many fantasy drafts planned for the next few weekends, it’s time to prep for your 2018 Fantasy Football team. Here is my advice/predictions as it relates to running backs and wide receivers: RBs Top Duo – There’s a debate raging as to who will be the better fantasy back: Gurley

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DVD Review – 7 Days in Entebbe

Director: Jose Padilha Starring: Daniel Brühl, Rosamund Pike, Ben Schnetzer, Eddie Marsan Year: 2018 7 Days in Entebbe is the poor man’s Argo; a 70s hostage crisis overseas that we already know the ending to but are curious to see play out anyway, only this time there’s no Ben Affleck to get people into the

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Movie Review – Lean on Pete

Director: Andrew Haigh Starring: Charlie Plummer Year: 2017 Director Andrew Haigh’s last film was 45 Years, which was incredible, so it’s no surprise that Lean on Pete is more than solid as well.  Haigh adapted both movies for the screen, one from a short story and one from a novel, so he’s talented in that

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Movie Review – The Kings of Summer

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias Year: 2013 This film was pre-Love Simon, which was Nick Robinson’s breakout role, and is a much better movie.  You can tell that he has progressed as an actor through some questionable films (Jurassic World, The 5th Wave, Everything Everything), coming out the other side

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Movie Review – BlacKkKlansman

Director: Spike Lee Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace Year: 2018 Spike Lee has directed 83 projects; that’s a lot.  Steven Spielberg has directed 57, and it feels like he’s been around for a hundred years and been the creator of every good movie made in that imaginary century, so 83 is a

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