Father Stu (R) ★★½

“Father Stu,” rated R is uncharacteristically rare for a film centered on religion—just know there are many swear words throughout the entire film. On that note, Mark Walberg stars as Stuart Long (Stu) based on … Read more

Everything, Everywhere, All at Once (R) ★★★1/2

“Everything, Everywhere, All at Once” is rated (R). It’s a science-fiction comedy movie starring Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn and Waymond, her husband, played by Ke Huy Quan—together, they operate a struggling laundry mat in America. … Read more

The Thing About Pam (TV14) ★★★

“The Thing About Pam” is a true American crime drama starring Renée Zellweger as Pam Hupp, a friend of murdered Betsy Faria (played by Katy Mixon in the series) in Troy, Missouri, 2011. Originally a … Read more

“Moon Knight” New Marvel Series Disney+ ★★★½

Oscar Isaac is cast perfectly as a superhero who’s ruled by an ancient Egyptian god and struggles with a dissociative identity disorder. He has two personas: Steven, a brainy mild-mannered British Museum gift shop salesperson … Read more

The Lost City (PG-13) ★★★½ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

The 80s is known as the decade for outrageously fun romantic comedy adventures, such as “Romancing the Stone” and “Jewel of the Nile.” In recent years movies have become heavily dramatic, with emotionally injured characters … Read more

Turning Red (PG) ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

Next up, Pixar’s “Turning Red” It tells the story of a 13-year-old girl and the pressures of growing up. Her over-bearing mom, pushes too hard, and the stress becomes overwhelming, as a result, she turns … Read more

The Torch ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“The Torch” is a new documentary film based on the Chicago Blues legend Buddy Guy. At 85, Buddy Guy remains the leader for promoting the blues. He’s determined to pass the torch to the next … Read more

The Adam Project (PG 13) ★★★

The Adam Project stars Ryan Reynolds in a science fiction movie playing on Netflix. Reynolds plays Adam Reed living in the year 2050, is a time-traveling fighter pilot that crashes near his boyhood home in … Read more

The Batman (R) ★★★½ Hollywood 360 Radio Network

“The Batman” out of the gate, my reaction is wow! Robert Pattinson’s “Batman” has a gothic look and brooding attitude, fighting crime in a rainy, dark, gritty Gotham City. Co-writer and director Matt Reeves frames … Read more

The Dropout (R) ★★★★

Next up, “The Dropout,” a series on Hulu; season one has eight episodes. It stars Amanda Seyfried as ‘Elizabeth Holmes’ in an award-worthy performance. She developed a healthcare technology that wasn’t tested thoroughly and put … Read more

Luci and Desi (PG-13) ★★★★

Here are two TV viewing options; the first is my favorite film of the Sundance Film Festival of the 20 movies I screened. It’s Amy Poehler’s excellent documentary film, “Lucy and Desi.” Lucille Ball’s daughter … Read more

Dog (PG-13) ★★★

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there. Tonight, I’m going to talk about the movie “Dog” that’s playing in theaters. Channing Tatum stars as Briggs, a former Army Ranger who was … Read more

Marry Me (PG-13) ★★★

It is a romantic comedy movie that’s opening this weekend in theaters and streaming on Peacock.

The romantic comedy opens just in time for Valentine’s Day, starring Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson. Lopez somewhat plays … Read more

Death on the Nile (PG-13) H360 Radio Podcast

If you viewed Kenneth Branagh’s 2017 film, Murder on the Orient Express, you’ll have a good idea of the premise of Death on the Nile. The mystery thriller is based on the 1937 … Read more

Only Murders in the Building (PG-13) ★★★½ Sundance Awards

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there. Tonight, I’m going to review a popular TV show that’s streaming now on Hulu, “Only Murders in the Building.”

Steve Martin and John Hoffman … Read more

The Tender Bar (R) ★★★½

The film is based on the true story of news journalist J.R.” Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize winner wrote a memoir in 2005 of his chaotic life during the 70s. A local bar became his sanctuary. … Read more

Ozark (R) Season 4 Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

Ozark rated (R) Season 4 is streaming on Netflix starting January 21, 2022. There are seven episodes, with the final seven episodes airing next year. Jason Bateman directs and produces the series; he also plays … Read more

The Matrix Resurrections (R) ★★★ 1/2 H30 Radio Podcast

“The Matrix Resurrections” is the sequel to “The Matrix Revolutions” in 2003. It’s also the fourth movie in the Matrix franchise that started in 1999.

Keanu Reeves plays Neo, and Carrie-Ann Moss is Trinity; they … Read more

Best 20 Films of 2021

In a year of attending several film festivals, either virtually or in-person (Toronto International, Cannes, SXSW, Chapel Hill’s Film Fest 919), I can say that I continue to be impressed with the storytelling and the … Read more

Spider-Man: No Way Home (PG-13) ★★★★

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” theater viewing is the most fun I’ve had this year since viewing “Cruella” at the drive-in. In short, the film is a nostalgic nod to its ‘Spidey’ predecessors, namely Andrew Garfield … Read more

West Side Story (PG-13) ★★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

Tonight, I’m going to review the film “West Side Story” it’s rated PG-13 and is the remake of the 1961 movie. Steven Spielberg directs with Tony Kushner as a screenwriter; I recently watched the 1961 … Read more

The King’s Man (R) ★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Network Podcast

Next up “The King’s Man.” It stars Ralph Fiennes (Orlando) and is a prequel to “The Kingsman” films. The beginning of the London secret service group known as the Kingsman is explored. The director and … Read more

Being the Ricardos (PG-13) ★★★ 1/2 H30 Radio Podcast

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there. Tonight I’m going to review two films that are playing in theaters now.

First up, “Being the Ricardos” is a biographical drama. Written and … Read more

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (PG-13) ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is a supernatural comedy film directed by Jason Reitman, the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original “Ghostbusters” in 1984. It is the sequel to Ghostbusters. The setting is 32 years after … Read more