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…

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….