#93 Film in 2022: Three Thousand Years of Longing

https://youtu.be/TWGvntl9itE 7/10 Based on the novel “The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye” by English novelist A. S. Byatt, co-writer/director George Miller gives us his first film in seven years with this magical and visually stunning experience. Since this film deals with magic, faraway lands, djinn/genies, etc. Miller (“Mad Max” franchise) is the perfect fit to … Continue reading #93 Film in 2022: Three Thousand Years of Longing

#92 Film in 2022: The Territory

https://youtu.be/wL9wvdbk7A4 3.5/10 A documentary about a disputed, protected area of the Amazon rainforest with the indigenous people and Brazilian farmers fight to control it, “The Territory” covers important topics but remains so one sided and non-cinematic that it falls painfully short. As someone who cares about the environment and this planet that we all call … Continue reading #92 Film in 2022: The Territory

#90 Film in 2022: Orphan: First Kill

https://youtu.be/_uX6of3vBu0 5/10 I re-watched the 2009 horror movie “Orphan” and despite a strong cast and and interesting twist, that movie does not hold up well. The movie made a profit and basically doubled what it cost to make, ensuring an inevitable sequel, prequel or remake. However, it took 13 years for this prequel to materialize … Continue reading #90 Film in 2022: Orphan: First Kill

#88 Film in 2022: DC League of Super-Pets

https://youtu.be/1jkw2JPCl18 2.5/10 Recognizable superheroes that both kids and adults know, famous A-list celebrity talent and cute animals that children love. On paper “DC League of Super-Pets” should be a smash hit that grosses “Minions” levels of money. So why has this movie barely cleared $80 million in the United States and is still roughly $30 … Continue reading #88 Film in 2022: DC League of Super-Pets

#87 Film in 2022: Spin Me Round

https://youtu.be/ZrfmRnCs5SQ 6/10 An odd but memorable movie, “Spin Me Round” follows Amber (Alison Brie, who also co-writes) as she wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Italy through the Oliver Garden-esque restaurant she works for. What starts as a seemingly normal and generic trip devolves into chaos, conspiracy and maybe even murder. “Spin Me Round” indeed spins … Continue reading #87 Film in 2022: Spin Me Round