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

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

Let The Franchise Go | ‘Frozen 2’ Movie Review

“Frozen” came out six years ago. Keep that in the back of your mind. We waited six years for this.  I feel bad for “Frozen 2.” I really do. Its predecessor was a decent film in its own right, elevated by lighting-in-a-bottle music numbers that both fit narratively in the film, while being legitimate pieces of art in their own right, winning the film two Grammys and two … Continue reading Let The Franchise Go | ‘Frozen 2’ Movie Review