Review: ‘Black Panther’ great entertainment for all

The latest entry is the Marvel Comic Universe is the highly anticipated “Black Panther.” While the character does not have the history of other high-powered entries such as Iron Man, Spiderman and Thor, its central hero is the first black superhero to take center stage. It is hard to imagine the pressure that director Ryan … Continue reading Review: ‘Black Panther’ great entertainment for all

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Review: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ is a languid romance

May contain spoilers “Call Me By Your Name” is supposed to come to Beaumont the first week in March, just in time for the Oscars, where it is nominated for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor for Timothée Chalomet’s performance as 17-year-old Elio. This coming of age love story is set in early-1980s … Continue reading Review: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ is a languid romance

Review: ‘Phantom Thread’ is beautifully constructed cinematic garment

Warning; May contain some spoilers The world of fashion is, by its very nature, a thing of beauty and elegance, which also perfectly describes “Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest masterpiece. Set in the world of 1950s London haute couture, the film revolves around Reynolds Woodcock, played by Daniel Day-Lewis, a celebrated designer with a … Continue reading Review: ‘Phantom Thread’ is beautifully constructed cinematic garment

Review: ‘I, Tonya’ a tale of white trash, white ice

Warning: May contain spoilers. The latest based-on-a-true-story movie to hit Beaumont’s screens is “I, Tonya,” the sordid tale of Olympic ice-skating gone bad. Tonya Harding, wonderfully played by Margot Robbie, is not your typical waif-like, adorable teenager that one normally sees on the ice. She is muscular and athletic, with a somewhat abrasive personality. The … Continue reading Review: ‘I, Tonya’ a tale of white trash, white ice