Once Upon a Time….. in Hollywood: Tarantino’s Love Letter to Hollywood of Yesteryear

Tarantino’s ninth feature, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, is a brazenly entertaining, supremely acted, playfully self-reflexive, deeply personal movie. As such, it serves as the director’s love letter to the film industry–and to Los Angeles itself–at a crucial time, when major changes were about to take place in and out tinsel town.

Rocketman: Elton John’s Biopic Premieres to Standing Ovation

Last night, I attended the Rocketman world premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Fest. At the end of the well-received musical, both Elton John and the actor who so well plays him, Taron, embraced and were in tears!

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Jarmusch Political Zombie Comedy

Jim Jarmusch’s political zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die was a bold and unusual choice for opening night–it’s a satirical indictment of Trump’s dominant ideology.

Poms: Diane Keaton and Group of (Older) Cheerleaders

A high concept picture–it’s never too late and you are never too old to be cheerleaders if you only set your mind to it–Poms wears is presumably progressive message on its sleeves.

Avengers: Endgame–Second Biggest Movie of All Time

Avengers: Endgame is now the second-biggest movie of all time at the international box office.