Bob Odenkirk Delivers A Bit Of The Old Ultra-Violence in “Nobody” (Review)

If you’re anything like me, the name Bob Odenkirk immediately serves up thoughts of laughter. Originally a comedy writer for Conan O’Brien, “Saturday Night Live,” and, of course, the co-star of HBO’s cult classic “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” he transitions into full-blown action star in this new thriller from director Ilya Naishuller (“HardcoreContinue reading “Bob Odenkirk Delivers A Bit Of The Old Ultra-Violence in “Nobody” (Review)”

SFFILM Review: “Lily Topples The World”

After its recent world premiere at Austin’s SXSW Film Festival, Jeremy Workman’s superb new documentary “Lily Topples The World” won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary Feature. The film is being featured this week on the lineup of the 64th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) and it’s a must-see. 22-year-old Lily Hevesh startedContinue reading “SFFILM Review: “Lily Topples The World””

SFFILM Review: “Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché”

The 64th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) is going on now through April 18th. It is the longest-running film festival in the Americas and this year they are doing a hybrid event that includes drive-in screenings happening in San Francisco along with over 100 films available to watch online for viewers in theContinue reading “SFFILM Review: “Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché””

Gloriously Goofy “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” Out Now on Blu-ray and VOD (Review)

Comedians Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo became fast friends after meeting at The Groundlings, a Los Angeles-based improv comedy theater in the early 2000s. In 2011, the duo earned an Academy Award nomination for their uproarious “Bridesmaids” screenplay. A full decade later, Wiig and Mumolo have brought us two of the most gloriously goofy charactersContinue reading “Gloriously Goofy “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” Out Now on Blu-ray and VOD (Review)”

“Godzilla vs. Kong” is a Quickly Forgotten Battle (Review)

There were a few reasons why I was looking forward to checking out “Godzilla vs. Kong.” For starters, 2017’s “Kong: Skull Island” was legitimately pretty damn fun to watch and gave a great cast the opportunity to ham it up against some beautiful locations and solid effects work. Full disclosure: I have not seen theContinue reading ““Godzilla vs. Kong” is a Quickly Forgotten Battle (Review)”

COVID-19 Documentary “The Last Cruise” Hits HBO Max (Review)

Before most of us were even aware of the dangers presented by COVID-19, a group of cruise ship passengers and crew members were trapped in a living nightmare. The first cases of coronavirus were reported in late-December 2019. The Diamond Princess set sail from Yokohama, Japan to begin a trip across Southeast Asia on January 20, 2020. With overContinue reading “COVID-19 Documentary “The Last Cruise” Hits HBO Max (Review)”