Author Archives: Jason

The Lost City (2022) Review

A FLAWED AND CLUNKY, YET AMUSING ROMANTIC ACTION-ADVENTURE   While the blending of different genres is now commonplace (and has been for quite some time), the merging of romance and action has become a popular one to fall back on for cinematic storytelling. There’s nothing like the marriage between the action-adventures heroics and dangers to drive up the sexual tension

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Fall (2022) Review

DON’T LOOK DOWN! (AND DON’T WATCH THIS MOVIE)   Survival movies have been around for quite some time and have had mixed results with viewers. Tales of death-defying moments of surviving the unbridled wrath of natural elements, surreal circumstances, and unlucky situations have always been fixed point of fascination with storytelling, leading to one suspense after another and finding thrills

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Disenchanted (2022) Review

A SEQUEL THAT’S CUTE, YET NOT MAGICIAL ENOUGH   In 2007, Walt Disney Studios released Enchanted, a fantasy musical comedy, that seemed to riff on the fairy tale-esque and signature ideas that Disney had employed in their animated classics. Directed by Kevin Lima, the film, which starred Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Susan Sarandon, follows a young girl

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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022) Review

A SOLID FAMILY MUSICAL THAT PLENTY OF SONG IN ITS HEART   Adapting a well-familiar and / or popular narrative from literature has been around for quite some time, with Hollywood finding interest in proven stories to translate into cinematic tales. Within this grouping selective “page to screen” film adaptations, the idea of children or kid’s literature has always been

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