Movie Man

Black Panther: Good but not great

The Movie Man has reviewed a lot of movies and seen plenty more – this is Movie Man No. 1,295. He’s always been straight-up with...

Third Cloverfield another curve ball

The Movie Man is doing something he’s only done twice before – reviewing a movie that made its premier on TV. It happened first with...

Another critical favorite film normal folks will hate

There are several ways the Movie Man could go this week. He could look at the history of coming-of-age movies. He could discuss how critics rain...

The young adult genre ends, lost in the Maze

It looks like the death knell has tolled for a genre that popped up, raged, then petered out. Things might be done for YA...

The freakish success of The Greatest Showman

As the book slowly closes on 2017 movies, a couple of films are pulling off unusual feats. That’s why the Movie Man underwent the unusual...

The happy little bear turns in another great movie

Reviewers throw around “magical” and “whimsical,” but that’s exactly what Paddington 2 is. About the film The Movie Man remains a big fan of the first...

Another successful film about an historical figure

Making a movie about a famous figure is nothing new for the filmmaking industry. And sometimes they are really terrific pictures. About the film Most recently, the...

The Shape of Water is a weird, mesmerizing movie

The Movie Man had to work a bit to find The Shape of Water since it’s in just a few auditoriums. And, he’s glad...

Jumanji update powers up to original film

Once again, it’s time for the annual Best and Worst list before we get to the weekly review.Once again, it’s time for the annual...

Last Jedi worthy part of the Star Wars canon

While Star Wars: The Last Jedi rocketed to the top of record-setting openings, the film is suffering some substantial backlash already. About the film The all-time...
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