David Archive

Movie Review: ‘The Marksman’

Greetings again from the darkness. Liam Neeson’s particular set of skills, and his grumpy face, seem to show up on screen most every January. If there is a surprise to this year’s entry, it’s that the annual Liam action movie is not directed by ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Some Kind Of Heaven’

Greetings again from the darkness. The Villages of Florida is a massive master-planned retirement community. It’s similar in development to Del Webb’s Sun City, but roughly 5 times the size. We learn that there are 20,000 single folks among the residents of The Villages, ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘The Present’

Greetings again from the darkness. It may look like the crowd filing out of a sports arena after a big match, but in fact, it’s actual footage of an Israeli checkpoint in Palestine along the West Bank. Another big difference … heavily armed soldiers ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Feeling Through’

Greetings again from the darkness. Think back to the days when we interacted with other people … shopping at stores and walking city sidewalks. Now imagine you are out late one night, and you spot someone standing on a street corner. They are holding ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘One Night In Miami’

Greetings again from the darkness. Four grown men hanging out in a Miami motel room may not strike you as a promising premise for a must-see movie, but this wasn’t just a group of random buddies. Inspired by what actually happened on February 25, ...Read More

David’s Top Ten Movies For 2020

Almost nothing stayed normal for 2020, however I’m still going to publish my list of favorite movies of the year. This is far and away the longest stretch I’ve gone without stepping foot in a movie theatre … since I turned 5 years old. ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Dolapo Is Fine’

Greetings again from the darkness. How much of one’s self should be sacrificed or compromised to chase dreams? Dolapo is a Nigerian native attending a posh boarding school in the UK. She wants to pursue a “good” position in Finance at a top-notch firm ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘DA 5 Bloods’

Greetings again from the darkness. Co-writers Danny Bilson (father of actress Rachel) and Paul De Meo, collaborators on the underrated THE ROCKETEER (1991), originally wrote this story about white veterans returning to Vietnam. That project was never able to move to production. When (Oscar ...Read More