The Power of the Dog (2021)

“Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.” -IMDB Last week, I was recording Valley Girl with my lovely co-host, Courtney, and we were talking about awardsContinue reading “The Power of the Dog (2021)”

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

“With Spider-Man’s identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.” – IMDB Spider-Man will always be one of the best Marvel characters. I think this because, no matter the iterationContinue reading “Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)”

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

“Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization.” – IMDB If you read my last post, Eternals, then you’ll know that I was doubting the future of the Marvel franchise. Luckily, Spider-Man: No Way Home and Shang-Chi came to save the day,Continue reading “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)”

Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)

“A married couple tries to steal back a valuable heirloom from a troublesome kid.” -IMDB There are two things Home Sweet Home Alone have going for it before the movie ever begins. First, it has a stellar cast of comedic actors: Ellie Kemper, Rob Delaney, Archie Yates, Aisling Bea, Pete Holmes, and Kenyan Thompson, amongContinue reading “Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)”

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

“English artist Louis Wain rises to prominence at the end of the 19th century for his surreal cat paintings that seemed to reflect his declining sanity.” -IMDB I’ll start off by saying that one of my favorite movie-going experiences is when, halfway through the film, I start saying to myself “there’s no way this isContinue reading “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)”

Spencer (2021)

“During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.” -IMDB For a deep dive into Spencer, please head over to Valley Girl Podcast to hear a complete breakdown! MEH. Let me clarify… ThatContinue reading “Spencer (2021)”

Belfast (2021)

“A young boy and his working class family experience the tumultuous late 1960s.” -IMDB Belfast is loosely based on director Kenneth Branagh’s (aka Professor Lockhart 😉) upbringing in Belfast during the Northern Ireland troubles. And as with one of my other favorite movies, JoJo Rabbit (oops kind of gave away the jist of this review,Continue reading “Belfast (2021)”

The French Dispatch (2021)

“A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch Magazine.” – IMDB I have to be honest, somehow I have come to thirty years of age without seeing a whole WesContinue reading “The French Dispatch (2021)”

Last Night in Soho (2021)

“An aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something darker.” -IMDB If you would like to learn just how much of a wimpContinue reading “Last Night in Soho (2021)”