When we meet Baker Dill (played by Matthew McConaughey), he’s drenched in sweat, living alone in a dumpy apartment, and lives to fish. Baker is particularly obsessed with catching a massive tuna he’s nicknamed “Justice,” a crazed fixation that has resulted in daily failed attempts to capture the fish with his patient first mate (played by Djimon Hounsou). Mounting debt and an … [Read more...] about SERENITY New Movie Review: Matthew McConaughey’s Worst Movie?
A baffling summer at the movies started strong, until the good choices were too widely dispersed over the course of four months. The bad movies were in such abundance, audiences managed to wisely put their foot down and voted with their pocketbook. Instead of saying, "Oh, why not, I saw the other four....," filmgoers actually said no to Michael Bay's Transformers: The Last … [Read more...] about Your MauiTime 2017 Summer Movie Wrap-Up
A boy named Jake (well played by Tom Taylor) has a tortured home life and is known in school for his troubling behavior. Jake dreams of a place called Mid-World, where a supernatural gunslinger named Roland of Gilead (played by Idris Elba) pursues Walter, a vile magician (played by Matthew McConaughey). Known as "The Man in Black," Walter seeks to destroy the world by knocking … [Read more...] about THE DARK TOWER New Movie Review
Based on the 1990's Bre-X mining scandal, Gold stars Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Mills, a boisterous but sloppy businessman. Mills bets everything he has on an Indonesian expedition, which he hopes will secure the site for a gold mine. With the help of a no-nonsense partner (a perfect Edgar Ramirez), Mills presses on, even as his finances dry up and his company lingers on … [Read more...] about GOLD New Movie Review
Jordan Belfort had an innocence, a time in his life when he wasn't corrupt or intoxicated with chemicals or the ultimate high that was his absurdly decadent life. We know this because the establishing scenes of Martin Scorsese's gutsy new film show Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, on his first day of being a Wall Street trader. Belfort clearly has a desire for the Good … [Read more...] about THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Special Bonus Movie Review