Every so often, I get a bit behind in reviewing movies I’ve seen. So, here are my star ratings for a few recent movies.
AMERICAN ANIMALS – Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history. ****
ALPHA – In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf companion and starts a friendship that would change humanity. ***½
FIRST MAN – A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. *****
SMALLFOOT – A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist. *****
1% – 1% is set within the primal underworld of outlaw motorcycle club gangs. It follows the heir to the throne of a motorcycle club who has to betray his president to save his brother’s life. ***½
BEAUTIFUL BOY – Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. ****½
WILDLIFE – A boy witnesses his parents’ marriage falling apart after his mother finds another man. ****
See you at the movies!
Movie descriptions are from IMDB or TMDB unless otherwise stated. Star ratings are mine 😄