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Humility & Manhood in Kings of Summer

King’s of Summer is a film from 2013 that is well worth watching. I imagine watching it with my son sometime late in high school. It captures the ways in which we stretch out toward manhood, fail, and find something far larger waiting for us in the reaching. 504 more words

Wildcard Wednesday: The Founder

The Founder tells the true story of how McDonalds grew from a single innovative idea to a massive franchise empire.

Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc, a struggling businessman who happens onto the McDonalds brothers Dick and Mac (Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch) who partner with him to help expand their new way of serving food (The Speedee System) to new locations. 400 more words

'The Hero' doesn't do what it needs to

The Hero (2017)

Directed by Brett Haley

Known for his cowboy films from the ‘60s and ‘70s, Lee Hayden (Sam Elliot) is living his twilight years receiving lifetime achievement awards but having no luck finding real work. 511 more words


Bingeworthy Breakdown: Comrade Detective

Trust me: I really wanted to love Comrade Detective. I’m fond of most of the people involved, and if I’m naturally inclined to consider the basic conceit of dubbing comic vocal tracks over material that is not at all innately comic, I’m okay with it on the off chance that the people doing it nail the execution.  77 more words


21 JUMP STREET (2012): For the Fun Action & Bromance…

My favourite thing about directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s action / comedy 21 Jump Street is… I want to say ‘everything’ because I really had a great time watching this movie. 138 more words


"The Founder" Review

The Founder (2016)

“It’s not just the system, Dick. It’s the name. That glorious name, McDonald’s. It could be anything you want it to be…it’s limitless, it’s wide open…it sounds like…America” … 1,208 more words

Film Reviews I

"The Hero"



I was blown away by the melancholy beauty that is “The Hero,” the story of an aging actor (Sam Elliott) coming to terms with his own mortality. 362 more words

2017 Film Reviews