Encanto …a reaction in less than 500 words

Encanto. Disney’s movie featuring a girl with no gifts (magical talents) but who’s family all have gifts. I’d heard this movie was good and I really wanted to like it. I promise! I mean, when is the last time Disney let us down, you know? OK, I remember Ralph Breaks the Internet and Frozen IIContinue reading “Encanto …a reaction in less than 500 words”

Thoughts on A Quiet Place Part 2 – maybe some spoilers?

I was excited to find A Quiet Place Part 2 at Redbox recently because I really enjoyed the first installment. Here’s the trailer for part 2… A couple things I liked… The sound design for this one was stellar! My favorite part of the sound was how they used silence (surprise, surprise) from the perspectiveContinue reading “Thoughts on A Quiet Place Part 2 – maybe some spoilers?”

Jexi movie review – too much cursing :(

I watched this movie on DVD from Netflix (yes, Netflix still does DVDs!) and in a nutshell, it’s the Wal-Mart version of Her. It’s listed as a comedy (Her is not a comedy, mind you) and there definitely was an attempt at making me laugh– somewhere in the onslaught of curse words there was aContinue reading “Jexi movie review – too much cursing :(“

Burden – a movie review without spoilers!

I watched this movie only a few days ago and it has stuck with me. It’s not that it’s full of all the things I like- comedy, drama, love, thrills. But Garrett Hedlund, who plays KKK member Mike Burden, did amazing work portraying a conflicted man. Mike was evil — racist and hateful — butContinue reading “Burden – a movie review without spoilers!”

Rim of the World – Netflix (no spoilers!)

I recently watched Rim of the World (Rotten Tomatoes, 48% audience score)┬ábecause I’m always months and months behind everyone else. Yes, that means next year I’ll watch “Tiger King.” Just get over the fact that this little blog post is going up a year after the movie debuted on Netflix and let’s move right alongContinue reading “Rim of the World – Netflix (no spoilers!)”