Movie Review- Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Christopher McQuarrie writes, directs, and produces Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the latest in the spy film franchise led by Tom Cruise and a plethora of explosions. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is sent to recover plutonium stolen by by an anarchist terrorist group. CIA Director Erika Sloane (Angela Basset) forces IMF Secretary Hunley (Alec Baldwin) to…

Movie Review- Spectre

Daniel Craig returns as James Bond aka 007 in Spectre, directed by Sam Mendes, who also directed Skyfall. It features an all-star cast including Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, and a whole host of others. James Bond is on the trail of the mysterious Pale King…

Movie Review- Skyfall

Some have called Skyfall the “greatest Bond film ever” and, while I agree that this film sets a new high bar for spy/espioage films, it just did not feel like James Bond. Though director Sam Mendes brings the British spy into the modern era, it takes a bit to get use to.  My dad grew up…

Favorite Movie Soundtracks Part 1

Soundtracks help us feel the movie as we are watching. It fills us with sadness, joy, anticipation, fear, and quite often inspiration. John Williams, Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Shirley Walker, Phil Collins, and a whole host of musicians put their best foot forward in delivering a fantastic score and song set for our favorite films. Here is…