The Right Missy | “Uncut Gems” (2019) Movie Review

It took half a year, but I was finally able to watch A24’s “Uncut Gems,” a fantastic little film about gem dealer and chronic gambler Howard Ratner, as portrayed by Adam Sandler. And Sandler is great in this film.  Ratner is quite simply a scumbag. He cheats on his wife (Idina Menzel) for his younger female employee/girlfriend (Julia Fox), he uses other people’s money to make … Continue reading The Right Missy | “Uncut Gems” (2019) Movie Review

Welcome Trash | “The Wrong Missy” Netflix Movie Review

We’re reaching the point of the pandemic in which our options for fresh entertainment are limited, as what would normally be the beginning of the summer movie season has been populated by sparse releases on streaming platforms, mostly from the usual suspects, like Netflix and Amazon. Only time will tell if more big studios will follow “The Hunt,” “Trolls World Tour”, and “SCOOB!”‘s direct-to-video on demand … Continue reading Welcome Trash | “The Wrong Missy” Netflix Movie Review

A Diamond in the Rough | ‘Uncut Gems’ Movie Review

Adam Sandler’s career is the epitome of the phrase “love it or hate it.” On the one hand, this was a guy went from SNL to his claim to fame with movies like “Happy Gilmore”, “Billy Madison”, and “Big Daddy”. On the other hand, he’s been in garbage like “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry”, “Jack and Jill”, and “Pixels”. With a spotty record … Continue reading A Diamond in the Rough | ‘Uncut Gems’ Movie Review

Mitch’s 2019 Movie Catch-Up Part 2 | Reviews In Brief

As promised, here’s Part 2 of my movie catch-up post of all the films I saw in 2019 that I wanted to talk about but felt didn’t warrant full-length reviews. Theatrical Releases ‘Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film. Oh boy. This film has gained some infamy for its portrayals of the Manson murders and Bruce Lee (Mike Moh), and some notoriety … Continue reading Mitch’s 2019 Movie Catch-Up Part 2 | Reviews In Brief