Thursday, February 8, 2018

FIFTY SHADES FREED

FIFTY SHADES FREED movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #FiftyShadesFreed comes to a merciful end with very little drama and suspense. C-

The acting is

Thursday, January 18, 2018

HAPPY END

Happy End movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #HappyEndMovie has solid performances that  can't save this slow-moving depiction of the angst of a wealthy French family. D

There are

DEN OF THIEVES

DEN OF THIEVES movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #DenOfThieves is a run-of-the-mill heist film with unlikable characters on both sides of the law. C

The performances, especially Gerard Butler and O'Shea Jackson Jr., outshine the action. There is a lot of

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

THE COMMUTER

THE COMMUTER movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #TheCommuterFilm is a typical Liam Neeson action flick. C+

This commuter train races over many plot holes on its way to

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Awards Season "Girls Movie Nite" Considerations for 2017

 Now that the 2017 movie awards season is upon us, I have some special awards-worthy films for your "Girls Movie Nite" consideration.  

Girls Movie Night

Bookmark this page to be up on the awards buzz for movies revolving around women, romance and family values. Catch the flicks on this list when you have a special night out (or "in") with your friends.

This list is

Friday, December 22, 2017

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD movie poster

Janet's TAKE: Michelle Williams and Christopher Plummer are outstanding in the riveting #AllTheMoneyInTheWorld. B+

Director Ridley Scott did a remarkable job of

DOWNSIZING

DOWNSIZING poster

Janet's TAKE: #Downsizing has an interesting concept that only starts to fall apart near the end. B-

Matt Damon delivers a fine performance that's

I, TONYA

I, TONYA movie poster

Janet's TAKE: #ITonya is a great laugh-out-loud chronicle filmed mockumentary-style. A+

Margot Robbie is brilliant as Tonya Harding and the supporting cast does

Thursday, December 21, 2017

PITCH PERFECT 3

PITCH PERFECT 3 poster

Janet's TAKE: #PitchPerfect3 has all the elements the fans love but it is a lame plot. Who cares? It's all

Wednesday, December 20, 2017