From the Fire Into the Frying Pan (Film Review: “Burnt”)

Burnt may not be the last word on the ‘Bad Boy’ chef trope, but it’s still an entertaining potboiler of one man’s journey to self. . . plus it’s always fun to watch Bradley Cooper, especially when he’s dicing, slicing and yelling in both English and French. Continue Reading →


Can Music Soothe the Savage Breast? (Film Review: “Pure”)

Can the sanctuary of Music insulate a troubled soul before desperation becomes deadly? Alicia Vikander shines in the Swedish drama, Pure. Continue Reading →


The Human Component (Film Review: “Ex Machina”)

A provocative glance into the outer realms of artificial intelligence tests the imagination while blurring the line between humanity and hardware in the smart, sexy thriller Ex Machina. Continue Reading →