*NEW* THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI REVIEW *NEW*

Three sterling turns and an Oscar hopefully. A mother (Frances McDormand) personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. A brooding country noir riddled with black comedy. If it wasn’t for all the profanity, you could have said it was a Fargo sequel. Bold, brash and … Continue reading *NEW* THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI REVIEW *NEW*

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*NEW* CAPTAIN FANTASTIC REVIEW *NEW*

It really was fantastic. In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. I wasn’t sure from the bizarre … Continue reading *NEW* CAPTAIN FANTASTIC REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* HACKSAW RIDGE REVIEW *NEW*

Brutal, gripping, hard hitting. The true story of WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refused to kill people, and became the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. I was a little worried at first that Garfield … Continue reading *NEW* HACKSAW RIDGE REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* LION REVIEW *NEW*

Heartbreaking drama.  A five-year-old Indian boy (Sunny Pawar) gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home.  He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. I was concerned that this film might stumble into Slumdog Millionaire territory, … Continue reading *NEW* LION REVIEW *NEW*