Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (****) pulls out most of the stops

Spoiler Free Review: "This is an entertaining ride, however inconsequential. "

Justice League (***) Gathered too soon

I want to see more films with this cast. They are likable and they have something to offer. A deliberate altering of the path needs to happen behind to make that talent come alive.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (**) – Why build a miracle at all?

It's not that I hate this film. It's got some good, albeit disconnected moments. The task of entering the DC Universe mid-step means it will necessarily be different than the origin story heavy Marvel Universe. A used universe is fine with this reviewer. It just shouldn't have to require one to watch Blade Runner to lighten the mood afterword.

Argo: It’s that few rotten million…

Argo - 2012 Director - Ben Affleck Starring - Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Tate Donovan, Clea Duvall, Victor Garber, Philip Baker Hall, Kyle Chandler, Michael Parks, Chris Messina, Titus Welliver Screenplay - Chris Terrio Alan Arkin is remarkable.  He's been doing the same shtick for 50 years.  You would think it'd get old by now.  It hasn't. … Continue reading Argo: It’s that few rotten million…