Usually when you have an award-winning director, award-winning actors, and an award-winning cinematographer, you’ll get a great movie. I say “usually” because nothing is a sure thing. Award winning director Sam Mendes, award-winning actors Leonardo […]
LOS ANGELES FILM REVIEW
saidi’s take – 12/17/2022
Whole bunch of movie news for this week… New Trailers: Internet responses… The internets response: The internets response… Finally…little bit of humor: THEY MADE IT IN 4D?!?!?!?! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
merry christmas and a happy new movie list
A List of My Favorite Christmas Movies It seems like every December a very similar list of “best holiday movies” comes out. Some lists try to add new movies like this years “The Guardians of […]
saidi’s take – 12/13/2022
Hello everyone, Best Film – Top Gun: Maverick Best Director – Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans Best Actor – Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin Best Actress – Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once Best […]
is die hard a christmas movie?
There are a lot of debates that may never be resolved because they’re based on people’s perceptions or opinions. Is “gif” pronounced with a g like “gift” or with a j like “jiffy”? Should toilet […]
review – the fablemans
I’m not a fan of biographical movies because a lot of the time the person that the movie is about is involved – or their family is involved if the person has passed away – […]
Saidi’s Take – 12/10/2022
Hello everyone, There’s quite a bit of movie news this week. Little bit of humor: How many other words can you find???? The funniest thing is that’s the writer/director of the “Glass Onion” movie suggesting […]
Saidi’s Take – 12/6/2022
Hello everyone, BEST FILM – Tár BEST DIRECTOR – S.S. Rajamouli, RRR BEST ACTRESS – Cate Blanchett, Tár BEST ACTOR – Colin Farrell, The[…]
Franchise Films: Would You Like A Sequel With That?
It looks like it’s official. Sequels are taking over the box office. For the first time ever (as far as I know), the top 9 movies of the domestic box office in 2022 are sequels […]
Saidi’s Take – 11/29/2022
Hello everyone, Little bit of humor: I agree!!! Give the dog from “Silence of the Lambs” its own movie. They can call it “Put the Dog in the Basket”.
Great Movies You Might have Missed From A-Z, Part three
Continuing my list of recommended movies you may have missed that starts with the letter…” This time it’s the letter K thru O. I nicknamed this group the “night movies”. K: There really isn’t a lot […]
Saidi’s Take – 11/22/2022
Little bit of humor…. Why not?!?! Because the movie theater is not in your living room. I’ve never seen someone with a laptop in a movie theater and I hope I never will. The glare […]
Review – Tár
The first thing that I should mention is I have almost no interest in orchestras or classical music. Unless it’s a movie score or a classical piece in a movie (like “Ode to Joy” from […]
‘Tis the Season to Get To Work!
Do movie theaters need to be open on holidays?? It’s Thanksgiving time so once again there are stories about the employees at retail stores complaining that they work on Thanksgiving Day. Every year, those stories […]
Turkey Day Round-Up! Best-Of Holiday Movies
One of the best things about Thanksgiving is it’s one of the only holidays where you don’t have to buy a gift for people – unless you consider buying some food for Thanksgiving dinner a […]
A Michael J. Fox Film Festival
I’ve been seeing Michael J Fox in the news recently and it got me thinking about my favorite Michael J Fox movies. The second thing I think of – after the “Back to the Future” […]
Much ado about Movie Trailers
Everyone is crazy about “trailers” Recently, I’ve been hearing rumors that a preview for the still untitled “Indiana Jones 5” movie – scheduled to be released June 2023 – will be released soon. This rumor […]
Review – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Possibly the weirdest thing about this movie is that anyone can watch it for free. The movie currently isn’t playing in any movie theaters in the Los Angeles area (although it could be playing in […]
Great Movies You Might Have Missed From A-Z, Part Two
Continuing my list of recommended movies you may have missed that starts with the letter…” This time it’s the letter F thru J. F: There are a lot of great movies that start with the letter […]
Saidi’s Take – 11/8/2022
Little bit of humor…. This might be why “Smile” has made over $200 million globally. Those AREN’T CARDBOARD CUTOUTS. THOSE ARE REAL PEOPLE!!!!! Imagine what the people sitting next to them thought. “You gonna stand […]
Hollywood Advertising, I Mean, Awards Season
Every year it seems to start earlier and earlier. This year, Halloween was just a week ago and we are barely into November, but it’s already started. I’ve started seeing the advertisements, commercials, and articles. […]
Review – Causeway
Some people say, “I can never go home again”. Other people say, “I never want to go home again”. In this movie, Lynsey (Jennifer Lawrence) feels a little of both. She doesn’t want to go […]
Saidi’s Take – 10/31/2022
Movie news, Halloween edition Little bit of humor…. That could be true but if you complain enough maybe they’ll stop making bad sequels and reboots.
Are Movie Theaters Dying?
I have always said there is no way that movie theaters will ever go away due to one simple reason: Money. The only way for a movie to make up to $357 million in 3 […]
Saidi’s Take – 10/28/2022
Today’s email is dedicated to singer Jerry Lee Lewis who passed away last night according to the latest news. Little bit of movie news…