Bird Box

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I’m not sure what I expected from Bird Box, but it wasn’t much.  The trailers were intentionally vague and it sounded as though it would have a very bad ending.  I was pleasantly surprised.  10 out of 10 stars. The … Continued

Earth’s Natural Wonders Season 2

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Earth’s Natural Wonders just released season 2.  I was not a fan of Season 1 which focused more on people in beautiful places than the places themselves.  Season 2, however, is incredible. There are three episodes, all of them wonderful, … Continued

Jack Ryan series

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On September 1, 2018, Amazon Studios released an eight part series (eight hours) called Jack Ryan after the famous Tom Clancy character. 10 out of 10 stars. One of the best series this year. With Amazon Studios it’s always a … Continued

Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine

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If you have a library card, chances are you can access the digital online magazine collection and they might have a subscription to Cloth Paper Scissors, an art magazine. 10 out of 10 stars for the content and digital delivery.  … Continued

Homecoming

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Homecoming is a five hour series released by Amazon Studios today. The star of this series is Stephan James, a twenty-four year-old Canadian actor who plays the role of Walter Cruz, a soldier traumatized by the death of a friend. … Continued

Elevation by Stephen King

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Elevation by Stephen King is a short story that was released today.  Although being listed as a novel, it’s really a short story with six chapters.  2 out of 10 stars.  A disappointing read. Scott Carey is a tall overweight … Continued

The 15 Best Halloween Movies

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Every Halloween this group has a scary movie marathon.  This is what we’re watching this year. 1. Lady in White 1988 A little boy is locked in an elementary school coat closet on Halloween and witnesses a murder.  As the … Continued

10×10 2018 film

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10 x 10 is an odd name for a film, right?  This particular film is a thriller, not a horror film as described by many. 6 out of 10 stars.  The first hour of this film was fantastic.  But they … Continued

Sicario 2015 film

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Rarely do we give away the entire plot of a novel or film except for two reasons:  (1) the plot is so intricate most viewers miss more than half the film even after multiple viewings or (2) the plot has … Continued

Counterpart 2018 Series

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After much hoopla, Counterpart aired season 1 on Starz.  It was really a letdown.  They could’ve done so much with this series.  Instead they made every episode about world-building rather than furthering the plot. 2 out of 10 stars.  The … Continued

Westworld Season 2 2018

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Season 1 of Westworld was confusing.  It goes way beyond Michael Crichton’s storyline of a robotic world gone amuck.  In this reincarnation the very wealthy come to Westworld to abuse the robots and have their deepest, darkest desires met while … Continued

About Time 2013

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When The Time-Travelers Wife came out I hated it.  It’s a very dark, very twisted love story.  Rachel McAdams starred in it as the poor wife.  So when About Time came out I was thrilled.  Especially when Rachel McAdams played … Continued

Ozark Season 2 2018

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In Season 1 of Ozark Wall Street financial advisor Marty Byrde is shocked to learn that his business partner has been laundering money for a Mexican drug cartel.  How does he find out?  When the cartel kidnaps him and kills … Continued

Sharp Objects 2018

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From the first moment you meet Camille Preaker you don’t like her.  She’s an alcoholic and she drinks while she’s driving.  She also likes carving words into her skin.  As much as you dislike Camille, you dislike her home town … Continued

Women Walks Ahead 2018

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When her husband dies, Catherine Weldon travels west in search of famous Native Americans to paint.  She ends up on Sitting Bull’s reservation paying $1,000 to paint him.  As she slowly learns of his tribe’s latest plight–the Allotment Act which … Continued

The Intruder 2018

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From the very beginning we know something is not quite right with Anna.  As her brother Connor slowly dies of pancreatic cancer he tries getting her out of the house.  She is severely agoraphobic.  That means she’s terrified of leaving … Continued

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