My Saints Post 2017 Season Thoughts

I don’t want to go too long with this blog post. Suffice it to say, I was gutted at the way the season ended for these New Orleans Saints. Oh, don’t get me wrong. I loved what this season had. Particularly after the poor 0-2 start and staring at the abyss of irrelevance were so […]

“The Last Jedi” Review: A Rambling Spoilerific Follow-Up

As I promised, I’m going to get into some of the more nuanced criticisms of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in this post. I admit up front that this just devolved into a rambling mess that meanders all over the place. Apologies for that. I’ve been trying to rack my brain on how to fix […]

“The Shape of Water” Review: Monsters Need Lovin’ Too

Legendary creature effects master Ray Harryhausen once said that the key to making a great movie monster was not to think of it as a monster, but as a being that was unique and whole and natural. It has its own set of rules and tics and biology and if it simply the inability of […]

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Review: “Be Heroes Just for One Day”

How do you review a Star Wars movie at this point? When the franchise was resurrected by Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm, it felt like a big deal. Five years since that purchase, we’ve now had three new movies in as many years and it feels like the expectations and interest in them only increases with […]