Written by Taylor Baker "“Aporia” is unnotable, it has little to say, and less to do. Its characters are unremarkable as are its consequences, which is a real pity for what is quite a nifty premise."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Virginie Efira stars in “All to Play For” a slice of life film depicting a single mother raising two boys on a low income. Efira’s Sylvie works at a local restaurant, and sometimes due to her … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "Within the first four minutes of Sav Rodger’s shockingly juvenile documentary on the so-called “problematic nature” of “Chasing Amy,” there are talking heads who go at 100 miles a minute just to..."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "Parente has concocted a film that is reminiscent of southern culture in America while being a whole-heartedly Brazilian tale. The thematic arc between David and his father is one of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "Remarkably inauthentic and caricatured at every turn, “Marinette” does not do justice to the struggles and triumphs Marinette Pichon had to overcome to become the person she is today. I was incredibly disappointed that..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "With entirely competent but never more than average filmmaking “Maggie Moore(s)” succeeds because of its triviality. The breeziness of the conversations of the townspeople, the smallness of problems that lead to macabre decisions, and the..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "In the end, “26.2 to Life” retreads the same ground we’ve seen in other sports and prison documentaries, though it is a functional bit of PR material for the 1000 Mile Club program."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "As an exploration of the emotional complexities facing adult women in regard to family, romance, and the prospect of motherhood, the movie is carried by Efira’s radiant screen presence."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "“The Night of the 12th” begins with a rare distinction that few police procedurals and detective narratives begin with, the promise that this case will go unsolved. Instead of being hindered by the promise..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "“Stephen Curry: Underrated” details some of the major moments in the three-point shooter's rise to popularity through his feats in high school, college, and professional basketball. Though it’s more of cursory toe dip into the life … Continue reading.