Ten films to add to the regular rotation of holiday classics

Flix | December 19th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Bill Wine The holiday season brings out our desire to gather and watch favorite movies in the comfort of our homes and in multi-generational families. But we can only watch dependable classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” so many times.   So here are 10 holiday-season themed movies that may […]

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Visually stunning ‘Gravity:’ A movie that changed movies

Flix | November 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Bill Wine Each week, veteran film critic Bill Wine will look back at an important film that is worth watching, either for the first time or again. “Life in space is impossible.” So says one of the opening title cards in “Gravity,” a visceral, breathtaking, ironically titled 2013 science-fiction thriller that then proceeds to […]

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Flix: A look back at ‘Dunkirk’

Flix | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Bill Wine Each week, veteran film critic Bill Wine will look back at an important film that is worth watching, either for the first time or again. On the surface, “Dunkirk” doesn’t seem like a Christopher Nolan movie. So much for surfaces. Because what this World War II film shares with most of the […]

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Flix: The ‘Favourite’ is a different kind of costume drama

Flix | November 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Bill Wine Each week, veteran film critic Bill Wine will look back at an important film that is worth watching, either for the first time or again. Costume dramas: that’s what we used to call them. Of course, they didn’t usually feature all-female romantic triangles. “The Favourite” does. So, no, this ain’t your grandmother’s […]

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