Colossal (2016) Movie Mini Review

This is a clever film through and through. About a young woman (played by Anne Hathaway) dealing with alcoholism who unknowingly is responsible for the strange appearance of a kaiju (giant monster) in Seoul, South Korea. And then, things get strange. This is one of those cool films that deals with important issues, human emotion … Continue reading Colossal (2016) Movie Mini Review

Ghosted (TV Series) Pilot mini review

This series already needs help before it even begins. A first episode of a series is supposed to establish the characters and setting before getting into the weeds. This show starts in the weeds and never finds its way out. The story follows two people who are inducted into a secret organization in order to … Continue reading Ghosted (TV Series) Pilot mini review

Star Trek Discovery Episode 3 mini review

After a mediocre two-part pilot, Discovery's third episode really shines. Viewers finally get to meet the primary cast and get a chance to view the first true away mission in the series. Great story, great characters. THIS should have been the series pilot. It is a shame CBS is dooming the series behind a paywall. … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Episode 3 mini review

Star Trek Discovery Pilot (2 episodes): mini review

All flash and little substance. The first 2 episodes tried to establish the start of a war with the Klingons*. It only succeeded in starting a war with itself. The first hour was promising and enjoyable but fell apart in the second act. One positive note, the lead actress, Sonequa Martin-Green, is tremendous in her … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Pilot (2 episodes): mini review

IT Mini Series (1990) mini review

I remember watching this when it first aired and boy was it scary. Tim Curry was the stuff of nightmares and we were left side stepping sewer grates well into adulthood. Now, 27 years later, things have changed. Curry still dominates the screen but the two-episode series feels rushed and a little unfullfilling. Still watchable … Continue reading IT Mini Series (1990) mini review