Doug Reviews: Beirut (2018)

The spy thriller is one of my favorite film genres. Jon Hamm is one of my favorite actors. Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter I like a lot. So, Beirut, from Director Brad Anderson, should be one of my new favorite movies, right? Well…. Continue reading


Doug Reviews: Isle of Dogs (2018)

Isle of Dogs represents Director Wes Anderson’s first foray into animation since his 2009 film, Fantastic Mr. Fox. Does this film capture the same magic as that previous winner? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Death of Stalin (2017)

From the mind of Veep creator Armando Iannucci comes The Death of Stalin, a pitch black comedy about the days following the demise of the Soviet dictator. However, is it even possible to pull laughs out of the tale of a bunch of murderous bureaucrats jockeying for power? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Game Night (2018)

Game Night, directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein and written by Mark Perez, is a movie that could have gone any which way. It has a talented cast and is spoofing a popular movie genre—thrillers—but it was released in February, which is most times a dumping ground for bad films. What’s the verdict? Is this a game you’ll want to play? Continue reading