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Posted April 03, 2019in Film Review

Failed experiments

“Us” is a haunting exploration into our country’s past transgressions and its inability to recognize the trauma it caused. Jordan Peele’s sophomore feature after last year’s “Get Out,” “Us,” goes [...]

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Posted March 06, 2019in Film Review

‘Fighting with My Family’

Shamelessly formulaic, this WWE feature film produced simultaneously promotes the brand while encouraging all would-be wrestlers to chase their dreams. If you’re looking for a sports film with a lot [...]

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Posted February 06, 2019in Film Review

“Vice”

Clunky writing takes audiences out of the story while liberal grievances are presented as informed satire “Vice” is a bold film that leans heavily on dark humor and gonzo flair [...]

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Posted January 02, 2019in Film Review

“Ralph Breaks the Internet”

The second installment suffers from connectivity issues. Sequels typically have a tough time determining how much time they want to spend establishing new characters and locations at the expense of [...]

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Posted December 05, 2018in Film Review

‘Widows’ is an engrossing, methodical, slow-burn story

Cast is phenomenal, story is engaging, and Steve McQueen shows he can make a big studio picture in a way that few other directors even attempt. There’s really no telling [...]

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Posted October 31, 2018in Film Review

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’

A 2-hour-and-20-minute film with more style than substance A man wearing a long trench coat and matching fedora enters a hotel room cautiously. Once inside, he immediately locks the door [...]

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Posted October 03, 2018in Film Review

‘The House with a Clock in its Walls’

Fear-inducing madness is sure to scare — and no doubt confuse — younger audiences. The first children’s movie by director Eli Roth, known for grotesque, grindhouse films like “Cabin Fever,” [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Film Review

‘The Happytime Murders’

If you’re interested in seeing R-rated puppets, you’re better off revisiting “Team America.” Sometimes a movie comes along that you really want to see succeed. Such was the case for [...]

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Posted August 01, 2018in Film Review

‘Sorry to bother you’

Once the conversation gets going, you’ll definitely want to be a part of it What’s your price tag? You know, the amount of money it would take for you to [...]

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Posted July 04, 2018in Film Review

You’re it

“Tag” is a fine callback to the sprawling ensemble comedies of the 1980s. “You don’t stop playing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop playing.” While on [...]

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