Movie Reviews

'Coco' - New Disney animated film brings the underworld to life with vibrant color, choice tunes

'Coco' - New Disney animated film brings the underworld to life with vibrant color, choice tunes

Disney's new animated film 'Coco' conjures a colorful spirit world, full of music and light.

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THE STAR (2017) REVIEW

THE STAR (2017) REVIEW

THE OTHER SIDE TO THE NATIVITY STORY

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JUSTICE LEAGUE (2017) REVIEW

JUSTICE LEAGUE (2017) REVIEW

ALL IN OR NOT?

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Justice League – An Overstuffed Superhero Team-Up Film

Justice League – An Overstuffed Superhero Team-Up Film

The team is now together but will it do these character justice? Early reception to this film has been mixed so far but as far as I’m concerned, I’m in the middle.

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Justice League Movie Review

Justice League Movie Review

Warner Bros./DC Comics seem to finally be heading the right direction with their extended universe with Justice League.

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'Last Flag Flying' - Richard Linklater expertly retools 1973 war-buddy dramedy

'Last Flag Flying' - Richard Linklater expertly retools 1973 war-buddy dramedy

Richard Linklater's newest film, 'Last Flag Flying,' brings together an excellent cast.

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Justice League Review

Justice League Review

This week’s blockbuster offers a lesson in the problem of judging a trilogy before it’s finished

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Wonderstruck – An Excellent Appeal To Wonder and Imagination

Wonderstruck – An Excellent Appeal To Wonder and Imagination

The trailer for Wonderstruck was probably one of the best trailers I’ve seen in a long time which made me excited to see this.

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Murder on the Orient Express Review

Murder on the Orient Express Review

This new Orient Express is competing with an almost perfect version.

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POKÉMON THE MOVIE: I CHOOSE YOU! (2017) REVIEW

POKÉMON THE MOVIE: I CHOOSE YOU! (2017) REVIEW

I CHOOSE POKEMON NOSTALGIA

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Daddy's Home 2 Review

Daddy's Home 2 Review

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are back and they brought all the hilarity and enjoyment from the first film with Daddy’s Home 2.

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017) REVIEW

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017) REVIEW

ALL ABOARD!

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Murder on the Orient Express – An Inconsistent Mystery Film

Murder on the Orient Express – An Inconsistent Mystery Film

A remake of mystery film based on a book I haven’t read with a great cast and director, sign me up!

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Daddy’s Home 2 – A Christmas Cash In

Daddy’s Home 2 – A Christmas Cash In

Sure the first film was a surprise but was a sequel really necessary?

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Lady Bird – A Deep Coming Of Age Story

Lady Bird – A Deep Coming Of Age Story

ICYMI: My earlier review of Lady Bird from this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

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My Friend Dahmer – A Weird (But In A Good Way) Coming Of Age Story

My Friend Dahmer – A Weird (But In A Good Way) Coming Of Age Story

Now why would they ever make a film about a serial killer in his teenage years, let alone a film about a young Jeffrey Dahmer? Some may be surprised by this but it actually works.

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'Lady Bird' - A struggling comic helps others with standup in this film by local director

'Lady Bird' - A struggling comic helps others with standup in this film by local director

Pretty in Pink Saoirse Ronan plays an average high schooler with above average aspirations in 'Lady Bird.'

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Breathe – A Beautiful, By-The-Numbers Biographical Drama

Breathe – A Beautiful, By-The-Numbers Biographical Drama

Andy Serkis is a great motion capture actor but how is he as a director?

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Oakland Eats: Juhu Beach Club Chef Preeti Mistry

August 11, 2015

Oakland Eats: Juhu Beach Club Chef Preeti Mistry

Juhu Beach Club in Temescal offers comfort food with a welcome Mumbai twist.

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Q&A: Haven Chef Charlie Parker

July 08, 2015

Q&A: Haven Chef Charlie Parker

In the heart of Oakland's Jack London Square area, Haven is one of the city's prime casual dining spots, serving generous shared dinners and revamped comfort food classics. The man in the kitchen is executive chef Charlie Parker, a fresh Oakland resident and a p...

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Why Buy a Home in Oakland? (Sponsored)

July 08, 2015

Why Buy a Home in Oakland? (Sponsored)

If you’re looking to buy a home in Oakland, now might be the time. The area is expecting to see a significant increase of homes built and purchased this year. First-time homebuyers and persons looking to invest are among a couple of the biggest groups that are ...

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DJ D-Sharp Brings the Beat to Golden State Warriors Games

June 11, 2015

DJ D-Sharp Brings the Beat to Golden State Warriors Games

Oracle Arena is home to some of the most passionate and loudest fans in the NBA during Golden State Warriors games, and DJ D-Sharp is there to provide the soundtrack. Perched in a DJ console above the action on the court, D-Sharp keeps the energy up during game ...

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