A Bigger Splash is long-form storytelling without a sense of time.
The Witch doubles down on the toil and trouble and skimps on the scares.
Hail, Caesar! feels like a potluck dinner of random recipes quickly tossed into one big salad bowl.
A supersized Quentin Tarantino experience that would taste just as good in a smaller portion.
Quentin Tarantino’s well-practiced aim misses the heart but still hits the target.
A platter best suited for your local McDonald’s.
A SWAT team agent joins a covert government assignment to take down a daunting drug lord in the painfully slow Sicario. Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) is a proud, practiced FBI agent. She represents everything that’s good about law enforcement; she’s dedicated to its principles and excels at delivering tangible results. When the stakes get raised, […]
Twin ten-year-old boys interrogate their mother after she returns home from major surgery in the highly manipulative Goodnight Mommy. Elias (Elias Schwarz) and his twin brother Lukas (Lukas Schwarz) are the sons of a local celebrity. Their mother (Susanne Wuest) is a well-known TV news personality and has just returned home from major cosmetic surgery. […]
The best horror-film villains can be resurrected from film to film and have those appearances somehow seem fresh depending on the filmmakers and plots. Although there were many bad entries in the Friday the 13th series, I always enjoyed seeing Jason Voorhees and his iconic hockey mask in the latest installment because he was the […]
Have you ever run into an old friend or schoolmate and tried to escape as quickly as possible? Small talk can’t possibly get any smaller in situations like that. Maybe you don’t remember that person, or maybe the reason for that awkward feeling is that you know them all too well. This kind of random […]
An innocent evening between new neighbors evolves into something beyond one of the couple’s wildest expectations in The Overnight. Almost every couple has been there. You find yourself desperate to meet new people and hoping to finding a lasting friendship. That desperation can sometimes lead you into some potentially compromising situations. Vanilla couple Alex (Adam Scott) […]
I’m happy to admit that I’m a big fan of Disney animated films and theme parks. That doesn’t mean that I inhale everything Disney without restraint. I have my limits. There was a dull time when Disney churned out such dreck as Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure and Cinderella III: A Twist in […]