Star Wars: The Last Jedi; 2017 (w/ Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Andy Serkis, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio Del Toro) 5 stars There is so much to say about this movie and so much that I can’t say about this movie in case there are still […]

Spider-man: Homecoming; 2017 3.75 stars (w/ Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Laura Harrier, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon) The comics were always pretty funny and had adventure all the way through.  The Tobey McGuire version captured that, but he wasn’t a young enough Peter Parker.  I did like the second Spider-man […]

Queen of Katwe; 2016 (w/ Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o) 4 stars A young girl growing up in the slums of Uganda sees the harshness of life around her.  Her mother worries for the future of each of her children.  Phiona is smelly and poor, but she has an eye for remembering moves and […]

Moana; 2016 (animated w/ voices of ) – 4.75 stars – I have not wanted to play Disney songs around the house since I was kid until NOW.  I play the soundtrack a lot and sing along with it (and so does my husband too).  Speaking of which, we both cried while watching this movie […]

Stranger Things; 2016 (Netflix show w/ Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Matthew Modine, Joe Keery, Cara Buono, Rob Morgan, John Reynolds, Noah Schnapp) – 4 stars – I fought off seeing this because I saw that there was a sexual scene in it […]

McFarland, USA; 2015 (w/ Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor, Carlos Pratts, Ramiro Rodriguez, Johnny Ortiz, Rafael Martinez, Sergio Avelar, Michael Aguero, Diana Maria Riva) – 3.5 stars – I love movies like this one.  A family moves to California where a teacher takes up coaching a cross country team.  All the kids work hard […]

Anchors Aweigh; 1945 (w/ Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson) – 3.25 stars – Two Navy men are on leave in Los Angeles.  To look cool in front of their friends, they make it seem like they have women waiting for them back home.  They start to fall for a beautiful woman who wants to […]