Sean Means Reviews Movies for March 1st, 2019


A Tuba to Cuba- 3 Stars

The leader of New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band seeks to fulfill his late father’s dream of retracing their musical roots to the shores of Cuba in search of the indigenous music that gave birth to New Orleans jazz. A TUBA TO CUBA celebrates the triumph of the human spirit expressed through the universal language of music and challenges us to resolve to build bridges, not walls.

Director:  T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch (co-director)

Staring:  Ben Jaffe, Walter Harris, Charlie Gabriel


A Madea Family Funeral- not screened

A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets.

Director: Tyler Perry

Staring:  Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely


Greta- 2 stars

A sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends — but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems in this suspense thriller from Academy Award®-winning director Neil Jordan.

Director: Neil Jordan

Staring: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe


Apollo 11- 4 stars

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller

Staring: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins


Opening Next Week

-Birds of Passage

-Captain Marvel


-Everybody Knows

-The Kid

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