Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is a quiet masterpiece, filled with beautiful craft and incredible acting, creating a romantic slice of life that never lets go.Read more "Film Review: Moonlight"
The Handmaiden is Park Chan-wook continuing to be one of the best directors working today, as this twisty love triangle gets as weird and wild as you would hope from Park.Read more "Film Review: The Handmaiden"
The Accountant is a silly movie that thinks it is serious, and that’s a shame, because it could have been something really fun if it had turned into the fun it could of had.Read more "Film Review: The Accountant"
American Honey has the energy and uniqueness to keep it entertaining from start to finish, but something never quite clicked with its central story.Read more "Film Review: American Honey"
The adaptation of The Girl on the Train never really excels beyond adequate, drags for a pulpy thriller, but Emily Blunt takes full advantage of her showcase.Read more "Film Review: The Girl on the Train"
Ava DuVernay’s 13th is an informative, engaging, sad and powerful documentary about our country’s criminal justice system that should be seen by as many as people as possible.Read more "Film Review: 13th"
The Birth of a Nation is an earnest retelling of Nat Turner’s life, but I feel like Nate Parker’s film is a bit too formulaic and safe for how serious and important the film wants to feel.Read more "Film Review: The Birth of a Nation"
I wouldn’t quite go with “magnificent” as the superlative for this remake of the classic western, but Pretty Good Seven just doesn’t quite bode as well for ticket sales. And Rootin’ Tootin’ Revolver Shootin’ Seven was a straight up veto…Read more "Film Review: The Magnificent Seven"
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is an offbeat and charming film with a strong emotional core. The success of the film is another indication that writer/director Taika Waititi has become a proficient filmmaker.Read more "Film Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Taika Waititi"
Sully is nothing great, well Hanks is great, but I was entertained as Eastwood makes the most out of this truly incredible event. What is interesting about the story of Sully is that nothing dramatic really happens in the film. Yes, the plane is successfully landed in the Hudson, everyone survives with minor injuries and […]Read more "Film Review: Sully"