Victoria and Abdul

Victoria and AbdulDirector: Stephen Frears
Run Time: 1h 51m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Dame Judi Dench earns 2 full stars all on her own. Her costar Ali Fazal is another solid star. The rest of Victoria and Abdul is entirely forgettable.
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Woodlawn

WoodlawnDirectors: Andrew Erwin & Jon Erwin
Run Time: 2h 3m
MPAA: PG
Stars: 3.0

Let me get this straight: I just saw another football movie…and it was made by Christians…and it didn’t suck?? I’m so confused. (NOTE: Please keep reading before you judge me too harshly.) Welcome to Woodlawn. Continue reading

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta ComptonDirector: F. Gary Gray
Run Time: 2h 27m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

I’m not gonna lie. I saw this movie because my husband chose it for date night. Otherwise I would’ve chosen to skip it. While I was pleasantly surprised, I can’t say I was blown away like most seem to be. Continue reading