Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (PG-13) ★★½

Tonight’s review, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” is rated PG-13 and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange. It begins with Strange in the middle of a bad nightmare, filled with a myriad of … Read more

The Duke (R) ★★★★

“The Duke” is a dramatic comedy based on a true story that happened in 1961, in London, England. Kempton Bunton, a 60-year-old bus driver, stole Goya’s portrait painting of the Duke of Wellington from the … Read more

“The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” (R) ★★★★

The well-known actor Nicolas Cage has become a Hollywood icon as he’s made his full-on gonzo-style acting technique his signature. I have to admit, at times, I found myself scratching my head while viewing another … Read more

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

27th Critics Choice Awards posted to Roger Ebert.com

The Power of the Dog Wins Big at the Critics Choice Awards

Jubilation comes to mind when describing the atmosphere of the 27th Critics Choice Awards—win or lose, all were celebrating being together in person … 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

Pam & Tommy (R) ★★★½ Hulu Series

“Pam & Tommy” is a sad and hilarious tale of a 90s famous tattooed, hot-head metal band drummer and a drop-dead gorgeous Playboy model and “Baywatch” actress, streaming on Hulu. Yes, it’s a tale of … 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

Sundance Film Festival 2022 Award Winners

The past years have been challenging for all amid the world Covid pandemic, especially with Film Festival’s which gather numerous crowds as the Seinfeld cast would say, “Pivot,” which did happen quickly with Sundance, as … Read more

Sundance Film Festival Top 10 of the 20 Viewed

Despite not physically being in Park City, Utah, and walking to movie theaters in freezing cold weather—reporting from outside Chicago surrounded by mounds of snow and sub-zero temperatures do veraciously set the atmosphere. See the … 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