‘Diane’ is an unapologetic look at mortality, loss, and how you spend your time here

Whether we like it or not, a part of us thinks life can go on forever. It’s the one guaranteed ego trip everyone takes. There’s a limitless vanity that we attach to our lives, thinking death can never find us. A ruthless urge to believe in the next day that creates a deception inside of … More ‘Diane’ is an unapologetic look at mortality, loss, and how you spend your time here

‘Pet Sematary’ remake delivers a few new twists and scares the crap out of you

The best kind of horror films take old recipes, throw in some fresh food with a couple new details in the preparation, and hold the viewer’s attention for a couple hours. In order to scare someone in the audience, one doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel of doom, just find new ways to present it. … More ‘Pet Sematary’ remake delivers a few new twists and scares the crap out of you

‘Shazam!’ is a breath of fresh air for comic book adaptations

What if you could turn into a superhero by saying one word? For Billy Batson (Asher Angel), life has been anything but easy. Orphaned at a state fair by his mother when he was very young and currently finding himself on the wrong side of the law, Billy finds himself face to face with a … More ‘Shazam!’ is a breath of fresh air for comic book adaptations

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Dose, 4-16-19: ‘Missing Link’ movie review, Netflix series to watch (AUDIO)

This week on The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon, I discussed the latest movies and television shows available and upcoming. First, Frank went around the room in asking Dan, Tim, Trevor, and myself what their latest TV crush was. Frank had stumbled onto a Muhammad Ali documentary while Tim got into Black Mirror. Afterwards, … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Dose, 4-16-19: ‘Missing Link’ movie review, Netflix series to watch (AUDIO)

‘The Highwaymen’ is one of Netflix’s best films

Frank Hamer (Kevin Costner) was one of a kind. A legendary Texas Ranger (the one that wore a badge, not a baseball player) who could hunt down the deadliest and most elusive killers and criminals in the world. If the bad guys could bleed, Hamer was the bloodhound who would sniff them out eventually. As … More ‘The Highwaymen’ is one of Netflix’s best films

‘The Mustang’ marks the true arrival of Matthias Schoenaerts

Rehabilitation comes in many forms. It can be a person, place, or even a thing. For Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), it’s a wild horse. The Mustang marks the directorial debut of Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, and it’s a memorable one due to the presence and performance of Schoenaerts. Here’s an actor who doesn’t need much dialogue … More ‘The Mustang’ marks the true arrival of Matthias Schoenaerts

‘Dumbo’ is a sad sign that Tim Burton has lost his touch

There was a time when Tim Burton set the course in filmmaking. His latest, Dumbo, is a sad sign that those days are long gone. When was that Burton prime, you ask? I’m talking about back in the day when Batman and Edward Scissorhands were the cinematic 1-2 punch of a unique auteur trying to … More ‘Dumbo’ is a sad sign that Tim Burton has lost his touch