Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

So this sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is very action packed and full of content and visually stunning. However I think there is too much action, too much content and at times too visually stunning. Don’t get me wrong I love this whole story and mythos and I am along for the ride because the world of Harry Potter never disappoints. If a franchise can take the time to tell a story that is complete and doesn’t feel like a very fast ride at an amusement park then is when it feels more organic.

Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law are terrific in this flick. Johnny Depp is a terrific villain. Each is charismatic and that makes the whole story go. There were some interesting things that kinda point to the future but I won’t spoil it for you. I recommend you see this on the big screen, any of these movies are worthy of your dollars and time spent at your local movie house. JK Rowling still has it and she will command your attention from start to finish, she is magic like that.

The Holiday – A Holiday Favorite

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I am a dude who loves a good rom-com and “The Holiday” is indeed a holiday favorite. Nancy Meyers gives us a comedy that is romantic, complex and very contemporary. Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Rufus Sewell and the late Eli Wallach make this movie something special. When people trade where they live their lives anything can happen.

Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow

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This is a great stylish flick starring Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. There are robots, good guys, bad guys and bad robots plus other vintage things in this action adventure flick.