Tag Archives: Tom Holland

Film Review: “Dolittle” Could Do More with Much Less, but Still Offers Good Family Fun

Dolittle (Stephen Gaghan, 2020) 2½ out of 4 stars.  In 1920, British author Hugh Lofting, fresh out of the horrific trenches of World War I, published a children’s fantasy novel entitled The Story of Doctor Dolittle, in which he recounted the … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Spies in Disguise” Is Surprisingly Fun and Charming, If a Bit Ordinary

Spies in Disguise (Nick Bruno/Troy Quane, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. “What if we took a world-famous spy and turned him into a pigeon?” is what was most likely heard by studio execs at Twentieth Century Fox in the pitch … Continue reading

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Film Review: Enjoyable “Spider-Man: Far from Home” Journeys Close to the Heart

Spider-Man: Far from Home (Jon Watts, 2019) 3 out of 4 stars. As I feel compelled to write whenever I review a new Marvel film, I am no diehard aficionado of the superhero genre. I dabbled in some reading of … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Mostly Brings Home the Goods (but Did We Really Need Another Spider-Man?)

Spider-Man: Homecoming (Jon Watts, 2017) 3 out of 4 stars. With every further installment in the current iteration of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe,” I feel ever more compelled to preface my review of the film just released with a recap … Continue reading

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