MOVIE REVIEW | “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Offers New Take On Old Tale

By Bob Palmer     Relax. You will enjoy this “Maleficent.” The Disney creation directed by Joachim Rønning stars Angelina Jolie in the title role and Elle Fanning as Aurora. It is a sequel to the 2014 film “Maleficent,” with Jolie returning to portray the title role. The story touches bases with the Sleeping Beauty… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Offers New Take On Old Tale

MOVIE REVIEW | Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ Double Role May Have Asked Too Much

By Bob Palmer For a Will Smith–Ang Lee action movie, “Gemini Man” is a huge disappointment. Even a subpar Smith-Lee collaboration, however, can be very entertaining. Both Smith and Lee know their art and can produce tight, action movies with the ease of Donald Trump making a Tweet. I believe two factors affected this uneven… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ Double Role May Have Asked Too Much

MOVIE REVIEW | “Animated ‘Addams Family’ Travels Well-Worn Path”

It’s creepy. It’s spooky. It’s dark. It’s depressing. It’s the perfect home for “The Addams Family.” Fans of the 1964 television show and cartoons in the “New Yorker” that preceded the TV series will find little joy in the 2019 animated version. John Astin is sorely missed as Gomez Adams and the clever wit that… Read More MOVIE REVIEW | “Animated ‘Addams Family’ Travels Well-Worn Path”