Tag: Sam Rockwell

War & Hate Through the Eyes of a Child

Rosie and Jojo in Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

Directed by: Taika Waititi

I was a little nervous to see Jojo Rabbit. I like Waititi especially as a writer but I happened to think no matter how entertaining Thor Ragnarok might have been it was all over the place and in the end everything was sacrificed at the alter of comedy.

So considering this was a World War II movie about the Nazis seen through the eyes of a fanatical little boy whose imaginary bestie is none other than Hitler and it was being billed as a comedy no satire… I was unsure.

Anger, Grief and Human Nature in Three Billboards

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directed By: Martin McDonagh

Grade: A-

I had been wanting to watch this one for a while and it was well worth the wait. Months since her daughter was murdered with no answers Mildred Hayes rents out three billboards calling out the police (especially the Chief). This sets off a firestorm in the small town serving to ratchet up the growing anger and tension.

Laggies

Megan (Keira Knightley) is ten years out of high school unable to get into gear career wise and seriously unmotivated. Her friends are all moving forward and she’s stuck. Then when her high school boyfriend proposes […]