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.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (2018) – Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. ****½
THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING (2019) – A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace. ***
GREEN BOOK (2018) – A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. ***½
BEN IS BACK (2018) – A drug-addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve. **½
THE FRONT RUNNER (2018) -American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair. ***½
COLD PURSUIT (2019) – A snowplough driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’. ***
CAPERNAUM (2018) – While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect. ****
ESCAPE ROOM (2019) – Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms, and must use their wits to survive. ***
See you at the movies!
Movie descriptions are from IMDB or TMDB unless otherwise stated. Star ratings are mine 😄