Category Archive: Movies

Review 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015) Struggles to Connect

Review 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015) – The back story for 90 Minutes in Heaven is compelling, with plenty of opportunity for drama, anger, angst, grit and joy. Unfortunately, it tends to focus… Continue reading

7 Movie Favorites Based on a Book

7 Movie Favorites Based on a Book: Carrie; Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; Gone Girl; Wild; Hannibal; The Quiet American: and, The Painted Veil Carrie While there have been many Stephen King novels that… Continue reading

The Best Films to Watch for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is fun for everyone. Drink whiskey, wear green, partake in eating Irish cuisine; If you’re celebrating at home, you can also watch movies that are everything-Irish theme. Take these festive… Continue reading

Charlie Wilson’s War – The Roots of Where We Are Today

Charlie Wilson’s War has been airing on the HBO channels and it occurred to me as I was watching it, that this would have been a perfect story for a 6 – 8… Continue reading

Captain America The First Avenger

Captain America The First Avenger is both a great setup for 2012’s Avengers and a perfect summer popcorn flick in its own right. It hews very close to the original 1941 comic book… Continue reading

Review – The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight is the middle movie of the trilogy about Batman directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as the haunted, costumed crime fighter who has vowed to rid Gotham City… Continue reading

10 Films with Philip Seymour Hoffman

The Ides of March, 25th Hour, Red Dragon, A Late Quartet are included in this round up of 10 films with Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Does it Warrant the Hype?

Ever since Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen burst on the scene in the first Hunger Games movie last November, an eager audience has awaited the sequel. Catching Fire does not disappoint in bringing the… Continue reading

Ten Films with Christian Bale

Here are 10 Christian Bale movies reviewed by TV Eskimo.

Willem Dafoe Gives Brilliant Performance in The Hunter

Mercenary Martin David (Willem Dafoe) is hired by the dubious mega-corporation to track down and kill the last Tasmanian tiger in existence. This is a superb mystery that will keep you riveted –… Continue reading