20
Oct

Bad Times at El Royale (8/10)

Circa 1968, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors – before everything goes to hell. Review Very surprising storyline (Tarantino done right) (+1)Great cast (Chris Hemsworth, Jeff […]

2
Sep

L’ultime voyage (6.5/10)

Abraham Bursztein, un tailleur juif de 88 ans, parvient à échapper à sa famille qui veut le placer dans une résidence pour personnes âgées. Il quitte alors Buenos Aires pour la Pologne avec la volonté de retrouver l’homme qui l’a sauvé d’une mort certaine à Auschwitz. Après plus de sept décennies, Abraham veut renouer avec […]

1
Sep

The Happytime Murders (6/10)

Review Medium expectations — met, not exceeded (+0)Good puppet work (+1/2)Bad taste humor (+1)Melissa McCarthy (-1/2)Decent story (+1/2)Did not sustain my interest until the end (-1/2) I love muppets and this Henson Alternative production takes them where few (other than Peter Jackson and, perhaps, Joss Whedon) have taken them. It’s kind of Bad Taste meets […]

29
Aug

Incredibles 2 (7/10)

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough […]