Tag Archive for Film

Black Panther

Film review by Steve Duffy – “Black Panther” follows T’Challa, who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when…

Fifty Shades Freed

Film review by Steve Duffy – Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending…

Hostiles

Film review by Steve Duffy – Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the story of a legendary Army Captain (Christian Bale), who after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilous journey from Fort Berringer, an isolated Army outpost…

12 Strong

Film review by Steve Duffy – 12 Strong is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission.  There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern…

The Post

Movie review by Cole Duffy – The Post is an old-fashioned message movie, but one that works really well! Katherine Graham (Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) is busy preparing her family company The Washington Post to go public when the New York Times gets the story of a lifetime: a study detailing how the White…

Molly’s Game

Film review by Steve Duffy – Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut about underground poker is so much fun to watch! Molly’s Game is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by…

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Film review by Steve Duffy – With Oscar season right around the corner, there are far better movies to watch than this reboot of a 90’s video game. However; this just may be the popcorn fun cinema experience you need to forget all your troubles.  When four high-school kids discover an old video game console…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Film review by Steve Duffy – Many are saying this is the best Star Wars movie since The Empire Strikes Back. I will let you be the judge of that for yourself. I will say that Rian Johnson has put his heart and soul into this film and it shows. He executes his thoughts and…

Justice League

Film review by Steve Duffy – The good news is Justice League is watchable! Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit…

Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Film review by Steve Duffy – “My name is Hercule Poirot, and I am probably the greatest detective in the world,” Branagh announces as the story begins. The introduction of his crime solving methods was a great set-up to what should have been a great film. The plot turns when one of the main characters…