Author: Alyssa Rasmus

Golden Globes 2020 Nominations

MOVIES The Golden Globes 2020 nominations kick off awards season as the first major player to indicate who was the best of 2019. This year, many who were predicted nominees were, in fact, nominated. Not surprisingly, top honors went to Netflix for Martin Scorsese’ s The Irishman. The nominations also decorated, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. […]

Review: Knives Out

Who really killed Harlan? Why would someone kill an old man on his birthday? Who wants his money? I suspect foul play… Knives Out is an updated whodunit, yet carries all the tropes of classic caper tales. This film captures the essence of the mystery genre while adding in comedy. The story centers on the […]

Review: Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey | Focus Features, Carnival

Elegance and grace are standard and a bit of drama is required. Match that with royal expectations and you have yourself a great story! Downton Abbey revisits the Crawly family and their title estate. The film is based on the smash-hit series of the same name. Many television stories don’t make great movies, but the […]

Review: Official Secrets

What would you do for Queen and Country? In Official Secrets Kiera Knightly plays British intelligence specialist Katharine Gunn. She was a whistleblower during the early stages of the Iraq War. Katharine released a memo to the press after being tasked with listening in on conversations of UN Security Council members in order in influence […]

What to Watch: September 2019

Fall is finally here! And that means TV is back! Also, September starts the transition for the movie biz from summer blockbusters to Oscar potentials mixed with Halloween horror flicks. There is a lot of great content making its way to screens this month. Many new shows are premiering on all netowrks and streaming services. […]

What to Watch: August 2019

Summer TV is beginning to run slow as we prep for the start of the Fall season. This month sees the beginnings of some reality shows along with some new comedy specials. Most notable is the return of BH90210 as the cast of the iconic show play versions of themselves trying to revive the series. The […]