Showing posts from December, 2020

GREENLAND movie review

Janet's TAKE: In #GreenlandMovie there's enough action and suspense to hold interest. While predictable, Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin carry the plot well. This film is scary in that it could really happen. Grade/B The involving drama is augmented by some impressive special effects. It's nice to have a fictional disaster to take our minds off today's problems for a couple of hours. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh Starring Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd, Theodore Scott Glenn, David Denman, Hope Davis, Andrew Bachelor, Joshua Mikel Synopsis:  A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary. Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the comet's fragments, the Garritys experience the best and worst in humanity while they battle the increasing pani


Janet's TAKE: #WildMountainThyme is a charming romance with a high-powered  cast that makes it all believable. Based on the play "Outside Mullingar" by John Patrick Shanley, this story moves along at a leisurely pace that lets you enjoy the gorgeous countryside scenery and lilting Irish music. Grade/B+ The character-driven plot is elevated by the lead performances.  Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan are so good that they will have you rooting for the couple to get together. Written for the Screen and Directed by John Patrick Shanley (MOONSTRUCK) Starring Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm, Dearbhla Molloy and Christopher Walken  Synopsis:  The headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) has her heart set on winning her neighbor Anthony Reilly’s love. The problem is Anthony (Jamie Dornan) seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father Tony's (Christopher Walken) plans to sell the family farm to his American