The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012

Netflix | PG-13 | 1 hour 43 minutes | Retro Review Originally published 01/05/2021 I grow weary of the term ‘coming of age,’ even if the cliché fits the movie (in a good way).  It’s easier to just call it a film about teenagers.  I also struggle with the way writers portray the high schoolContinue reading “The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012”

Megan Thee Stallion: Good News, 2020

Streaming LIVE X LIVE | Explicit (Y) | 17 Tracks [49:42] also featuring Beyonce, DaBaby, Young Thug, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Lil Durk Originally published 11/24/2020      First, let me say this is not music I normally listen to.  However, that’s the joy of the Album of the Week on the App LIVE X LIVE. Continue reading “Megan Thee Stallion: Good News, 2020”

Vince Guaraldi Trio: A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965

Streaming LIVE X LIVE | 11 Tracks on the ’65 version [40:25] Originally published 12/23/2020 Christmas time is here! Happiness and cheer. Fun for all that children call, their favorite time of year      I don’t know about you, but Christmas music is not my favorite part of the season.  But A Charlie Brown ChristmasContinue reading “Vince Guaraldi Trio: A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965”

The 40-Year-Old Version, 2020

Netflix    |    Rated R    |    2 hours 4 minutes Radha Blank (Actor/Director/Screenplay), Oswin Benjamin, Peter Kim, Haskiri Velazquez Originally published 10/21/2020 To be continued.  See rapid review on Twitter @poorcritic Gotta move on but must repect the form.  BEST moment of the film: Radha walks off the Broadway stage determined not to be a sellout. Continue reading “The 40-Year-Old Version, 2020”

A Time To Kill, 1996

HBO Max | Rated R | 2 hours 29 minutes | RETRO REVIEW Originally published 10/10/2020 Time warp back to the 90’s and play ‘Count the Oscar Winners.’ A Time to Kill was a triumph (back in the day). John Grisham’s first novel about Clanton, Mississippi, racism, justifiable vigilantism, lawyers, and the KKK, a blackContinue reading “A Time To Kill, 1996”