Megan Leavey

  Alberto’s Pick:  Megan Leavey directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite Stars: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton Meagan Leavey is about a young  woman who has a deadbeat life, without any ambition. She decides to join the military, searching  for some kind of direction in her life. She mets a military combat dog named Rex and…

Going in Style

Alberto’s Pick: Going in Style directed by  Zach Braff Stars Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret and Christopher Lloyd Joe (Michael Caine), Willie (Morgan Freeman), and Al (Alan Arkin) are three lifelong friends who spent decades working together for a steel factory. Towards the end of their lives, each one is worse for wear and…

A Dog’s Purpose

Alberto’s Pick: A Dog’s Purpose directed by Lasse Hallström Stars: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton Dogs provide unconditional love, non-judgmental companionship and teach us about loyalty, responsibility and mortality. Dogs aren’t with us for long. That’s what they have to teach us, that we have just so many of these moments and we shouldn’t…

Beauty and the Beast

Alberto’s Pick: Beauty and the Beast (2017) directed by Bill Condon Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating…

Monster Trucks

Alberto’s Pick: Monster Trucks directed by Chris Wedge Stars: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon Monster Trucks is a fun and enjoyable kid’s movie about the relationship between a teen boy named Tripp, living in a small country town with big dreams of getting out one day, and the squishy, alien-like creature, which he named…

Mad Max Fury Road

Hannah’s Pick: Mad Max Fury Road directed by George Miller As the fourth installment of the Mad Max Franchise, Mad Max Fury Road is a gripping, multi-Oscar winning film that explores the lives of those living in the post-apocalyptic wasteland terrorized by a merciless dictator with a god-complex. While Fury Road is an amazing action…

Fences

Alberto’s Pick: the movie Fences This film shows us how the disappointments of life and the bitterness that these lead, can mark a whole family, to the point of feeling a grudge so great that only love and forgiveness can cure all the damage created. Director: Denzel Washington Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson…

Hidden Figures

Alberto’s Pick: The movie Hidden Figures About African American female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race. The film shows us how the racial difference prevented the recognition of these illustrious ladies who made possible the successful trajectory of this organization. Director: Theodore Melfi Starring: Taraji P….