The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Why ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ is a must see movie

There are times when I come on the show and literally just wing it. No prep, notes, or research. Tuesday was different. I had watched “The Peanut Butter Falcon” weeks before this segment, harboring my thoughts in order to wait for the release date to pass and for the embargo to expire. It was like … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Why ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ is a must see movie

Why ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ is ‘Tango and Cash’ on steroids

This Just In: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wants you to kick your leg up, laugh out loud, and go “wow” during his movies. He wants you to do this all at once, for about two hours. Case in Point: Johnson’s new film, Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw. Together with director David Leitch (Deadpool, John … More Why ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ is ‘Tango and Cash’ on steroids

Why Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ is a love letter to the movies

Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his best friend/stunt double, Cliff Booth (a never better Brad Pitt), were once much-desired assets in Hollywood. One was the star of a hit TV show called “Bounty Law,”; the other was the dirty work handy man who sacrificed life and limb for his country in the war and then, … More Why Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ is a love letter to the movies

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Playing ‘Ready or Not’ is a wise choice

There are some movies that can combine two genres deftly without a viewer noticing enough change to be worn down. Taking horror and dark comedy, placing them in a blender for the right amount of time, and coming out with something edible for visual pleasure. That’s what the new film, “Ready or Not,” does without … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Playing ‘Ready or Not’ is a wise choice

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Binge Amazon’s ‘The Boys’, forget about ‘The Kitchen’

More often than not, I go on Frank O. Pinion’s show, The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon, and recommend staying home over heading to the theater. The big screen can be dwarfed by the smaller one at times, which is frequent over the past couple years. Prime Example: During this week’s segment, I recommended … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Binge Amazon’s ‘The Boys’, forget about ‘The Kitchen’

South City Confessions: Appreciate what you have, every single day

Maybe it’s the fact that more than 30 people were gunned down in mass shootings last week. Maybe it’s the fact I drove a guy who had just put his sister on life support this morning. Maybe it’s the fact the world seems to shit itself one day and wipe its ass the next. Let … More South City Confessions: Appreciate what you have, every single day

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: More ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ please (AUDIO)

When it comes to anything Marvel or superhero-like, the jury is pretty much out on Frank O. Pinion watching that movie. Movie-watching and consumption is a choice after all, so no one can blame him for not preferring to watch a car fly through three skyscrapers or a masked man save the day with a … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: More ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ please (AUDIO)

Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’ should make you laugh and cry in unison

Cancer sucks, especially if you don’t even know that you have it. In Lulu Wang’s heartfelt new film, The Farewell, we quickly meet the lovely Nai Nai (Shuzhen Zhao) at the hospital as she talks to her granddaughter Billi (Awkwafina) on the phone. It is clear the two women have a special connection and talk … More Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’ should make you laugh and cry in unison

‘Into the Ashes’ is a tightly wound thriller worth watching

Are you ever really out of the criminal life once you’ve dipped your feet inside? It’s a question as old as dirt in the land of cinema, which makes every filmmaker’s attempt at the setup a difficult endeavor. Thankfully, writer/director Aaron Harvey shows some dark restraint and has a great cast to work with here … More ‘Into the Ashes’ is a tightly wound thriller worth watching