Raymond Reborn: Debriefing StingRaymond

*20-30 min. read For new readers, this is my friend AJ’s blog, aka Apple Juice. He reviews movies in concise debriefs complete with stock watch, gifs, and a Juice rating. I’ve wanted to enter Juice’s world with musings of my own for quite some time. It came down to what would change me from a first ballot Hall of Fame couch potato, to someone who … Continue reading Raymond Reborn: Debriefing StingRaymond

An American Pickle Review

*For all my Mensches out there! IMDB Synopsis An immigrant worker falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. The brine preserves him perfectly, and when he emerges in present day Brooklyn, he finds that he hasn’t aged a day. Eddie Murphy, Lindsay Lohan, Mike Meyers, Peter Sellers and the list goes on of the actors who have given great performances … Continue reading An American Pickle Review

The Old Guard Review

*A few spoilers here.. IMDB Synopsis A group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ablity to heal themselves, discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom. “Well, sometimes you got to work with people, you don’t want to eat with.” The idea of immortality is something people have grappled with in movies forever. It is something that nobody … Continue reading The Old Guard Review

Greyhound Review

*This is a true story IMDB Synopsis U.S. Navy Cmdr. Ernest Krause is assigned to lead an Allied convoy across the Atlantic during World War II. His convoy, however, is pursued by German U-boats. Although this is Krause’s first wartime mission, he finds himself embroiled in what would come to be known as the longest, largest and most complex naval battle in history: The Battle … Continue reading Greyhound Review

The Mystique of Obstacle Course TV

Raise your hand if you grew up playing “Floor is Lava” with your siblings. Keep your hand raised if you’ve subsequently broken something or hurt yourself playing. Queue little brother crying for Mommy. Netflix recently released their game show version of this classic game last week and I have mixed feelings about it. One one hand, they did a great job of sticking to the … Continue reading The Mystique of Obstacle Course TV