Review of “Avengers: Endgame” (2019)

Because Svengoolie was a rerun this week, we turned to a more contemporary movie, one with a lot—a LOT—of booms and chastely covered boobs projecting all over the place. Judging by the destruction they leave in their wake, it’s a good thing superheroes exist only in places like comic books and movie screens. But IContinue reading “Review of “Avengers: Endgame” (2019)”

Review of “A Simple Ad” (2019)

Thoughts:This is a very short film inspired by a six-word micro-short story attributed to Ernest Hemingway. The opening credits roll over shots of a bookcase with family pictures—a baby, a little boy, and a wedding, among others. The viewer hears “Suo Gan,” a lovely traditional Welsh lullaby sung by the Choir of King’s College. ItContinue reading “Review of “A Simple Ad” (2019)”

Review of “The Addams Family” (2019)

Saturday pizza and bad movie night turned up this gem. We’re saving Svengoolie for tomorrow night, fortified with a little red wine. Or vodka. Plot:Ghoulish, macabre Gomez and Morticia Addams (Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron ) get run out of town by locals with torches on their wedding night. Gomez promises to find a homeContinue reading “Review of “The Addams Family” (2019)”