I Am Mother

I watched this movie last night and was impressed. The premise has been done– apocalyptic event, human embryos stores for survival, one brought to life. The first interesting line was the robot raising the child telling her the reason there is only one human is...
The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

Ah, when men were men and the sheep ran scared! Esquire ran a “10 Manliest War Movies” which I thought was a bit lacking; but it was by a movie critic not a veteran, so forgiveness. I wouldn’t even put The Green Berets in the top 25, and I’m a former Green Beret....

Us– and the genius of Jordan Peele

From the title, which could be Us, as in all of us, or US, as in the country, everything in this brilliant movie by Jordan Peele resonates with deeper meaning. When we watched Key and Peele we were always impressed not only with the insightful humor, but the excellent...

Deadwood does it right

As I started watching the Deadwood movie it was more than a bit depressing. This was for personal reasons. Personally, it reminded me of binging the entire series with our youngest son during the last time we saw him. Also, many of the characters looked so old. Too...

The Wife– a must see movie

We recently watched The Wife (because my wife always has the controls and always finds the best stuff to watch, and even if she didn’t, I would say she did, because I’ve gotten wiser in my old age). First, this is a must see, but especially for writers....