Brad Pitt Meets his Space Dad | ‘Ad Astra’ Review

Brad Pitt goes to space and meets his space dad, who has been missing for decades. That’s basically James Gray’s “Ad Astra” in a nutshell.  In the near future, Major Roy McBride (Pitt), son of pioneering astronaut H. Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones), is tasked with a mission by U.S. Space Command (the branch of the military that operates in space) to make contact with his father, who … Continue reading Brad Pitt Meets his Space Dad | ‘Ad Astra’ 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

Cult Fiction | ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Review

The early nineties introduced audiences to three of the most influential directors in Hollywood; Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino. Of the novel visionaries, none of them have been more influential than Tarantino. With a filmography consisting of “Pulp Fiction”, “Kill Bill”, and “Django Unchained”, Tarantino shows homage to old films that shape his canvas. This is especially the case in his latest film, … Continue reading Cult Fiction | ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Review