Movie Review: ‘AQUAMAN’ keeps the new DC movie current strong

December 21st, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic AQUAMAN Rated PG-13, 143 minutes.Director: James WanCast: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Temuera Morrison Before Aquaman’s latest iteration, the half-human/half-Atlantean was considered a letdown in comparison to the other DC superheroes. He was predominantly known for being able to telepathically talk to fish. With DC wanting to move ...


Movie Review: ‘NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI’ is a thoughtful portrait of a master

December 20th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Hayao Miyazaki at work in NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI. Courtesy of GKids. Courtney Howard // Film Critic NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI Not Rated, 70 minutes Directed by: Kaku Arakawa The transitional role from career-minded professional to retiree isn’t easy for many people – especially for someone of Hayao Miyazaki’s caliber. He’s a masterful artist and dedicated storyteller who’s enraptured and delighted audiences with his ...


Movie Review: ‘BEN IS BACK’ and he can stay

James C. Clay  // Film Critic BEN IS BACK Rated R, 103 minutesDirector: Peter HedgesStarring: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton BEN IS BACK is a much more layered addiction drama than what is promised. So many times we get straightforward after school special on the dangers of drug use, but times have progressed since the D.A.R.E. ages of the ‘90s; instead of blaming the children, videogames and music, we ...