Grant’s Top 10 Films of 2017 Featuring The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread & mother!

Grant’s Top 10 Films of 2017 Featuring The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread & mother!

2017 has been quite a year at the theater. We have are about at the end of the year, and I can’t tell you how many huge Oscar contenders there are this year.  There’s a huge consensus that even now there is no clear frontrunner for the best picture.  If you’re looking for something to catch at the theater over the holidays or just missed any of these movies when they came out, I’m going to list the most notable and my personal favorite movies from the past year. Read more

mother! is The Most Controversial, Unhinged & Ingenious Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

mother! is The Most Controversial, Unhinged & Ingenious Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

From Paramount Home Media and director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), comes the most divisive and controversial film of 2017 – mother! Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Kristen Wiig, Stephen McHattie and Jovan Adepo, the film is available own now on Blu-ray/DVD. Read more

Mother! A Strange, Demanding Trip and Well Worth It (Review)

Mother! A Strange, Demanding Trip and Well Worth It (Review)

It’s hard to talk about a film like Mother! without feeling like you’re giving something away.  I’m going to try to avoid spoilers here (not that I think Mother! really CAN be spoiled) but this film is so specific yet ambiguous that any discussion might color your perceptions going in.  If you’re planning on seeing this and want the very full experience, don’t read this review, just go see the film.  THEN read it and see if you agree.  Me, I had been warned going in – this is a weird weird film.  Personally I liked it but the other people in the theater did not; I  definitely heard some grumbling from the other patrons as I left. Read more