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 […]

13th; 2016 (documentary) 4.5 stars Everyone needs to see this documentary (check content for the discretion to use or what to be aware of).  White people especially need to see this movie.  When slavery was ended after the Civil War and the 13th amendment was added, there was a loophole in order to keep black […]

The LEGO Batman Movie; 2017 (animated w/ voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis) 4.25 stars This is the best Batman movie ever.  I am serious.  I know that is weird to think about, but I never had this much fun watching a Batman movie before.  It was a little […]

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 […]