Category: Entertainment

News, reviews and opinion pieces on movies, television and music.

A View To A Kill

A View To A Kill Review

Hello everyone and welcome to the fourteenth official installment in my series of reviews chronicling the James Bond film franchise. When last I left you, we had just reviewed what would have been number fourteen in the series, had it been an official EON production. However, the film […]

11/22/63 Book

11/22/63 Review

The novel 11/22/63 tells the story of Jake Epping, a (soon to be time traveling) high school English teacher (the job and life that Stephen King himself occupied before his whirlwind success started with the publication of Carrie in the late 70s) from Lisbon Falls, Maine, recently divorced, […]

Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad Review

Gangster Squad is a sleek and stylish 1940’s Los Angeles period piece/shoot em’ up filled with terrific actors, great costumes, elaborately ornate sets, and wall to wall action. Now, if only the producers had invested as much in an actual story and some three dimensional characters as they […]

Stand Up Guys

Stand Up Guys Review

A great big vintage car rolls up to a prison. Two old friends, both of them wearing suits that look like they have some serious age to them make some cursory small talk and then embrace. After exchanging brief pleasantries, they drive off for one last adventure to […]

Devil in the White City

Devil in the White City Review

I read this book a few years prior to this writing. Coming into it I was expecting, like other reviewers, to be more interested in the sordid tales of H.H Holmes and his infamous ‘Murder Castle’ rather than the great engineering feat that was the 1893 World’s Fair. […]

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep Review

Humphrey Bogart is considered by many movie-buffs to be one of, if not the, greatest actors of all time; so you knew it was only a matter of time before a Bogart movie was finally featured in this series (and considering this is the first Bogart film I’ve […]

Tin Man

Tin Man Review

Tin Man is the epic miniseries from the SyFy Channel that took Oz to a new level; it’s a modernized retelling of the story and science fiction intended for teens and adults. When this originally aired on SyFy it was a three night event that was six hours […]