Written by Patrick Hao "What do you say about a movie that follows the structure of every inspirational sports movie comedy ever made? Bobby Farrelly’s “Champions” is a straight-down-the-middle sports comedy where instead of the ragamuffin..."… Continue reading.
Category: New Releases
Written by Maria Athayde "Allen-Miller expertly uses angular camera work, bold colors, music, and flashbacks to breathe life into the story. What sets these flashbacks apart is that they play out as an idealized retelling of past events. So, when … Continue reading.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Written by Taylor Baker "“Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” is by no means bad, but neither is it memorable in any substantial way. If nothing else as a proof of concept it is exciting, to know that we may … Continue reading.
A Thousand and One
Written by Michael Clawson "With period pieces so often reaching far back through history for their stories, it’s refreshing when a movie takes the more recent past as its backdrop. A.V. Rockwell’s Sundance-winning debut “A Thousand and One”..."… Continue reading.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Written by Alexander Reams "The final product is a mess of what the studios think the movie should be and Sandberg’s creative tendencies toward family dynamics accented with horror-based set pieces. But it doesn’t work, and it’s hard to watch..."… Continue reading.
A Little White Lie
Written by Alexander Reams "My biggest issue with “A Little White Lie” is its laziness, its apathy towards any plot that is driven and fleshed out, the apathy of even a great performer in Michael Shannon, and the lack of … Continue reading.
Return to Seoul (Retour à Séoul)
Written by Michael Clawson "A riveting and gorgeous character study, “Return to Seoul” follows Freddie (Ji-Min Park), a restless 25-year-old woman born in South Korea, but raised by adoptive parents in France. On a whim, Freddie travels back to..."… Continue reading.
Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre
Written by Alexander Reams "When the words “troubled production” are spoken, it’s like a hex, a promise that a film will be bad because the making of it was rough. Guy Ritchie’s latest action fare was originally supposed to be … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "Unfortunately, not even he can save “65,” a movie with a premise that looked good on paper but was not actualized on screen. The plot is simple, Adam Driver is Mills, a pilot from the planet..."… Continue reading.
All the World is Sleeping
Written by Jeff Sparks "While they’re on different sides of the spectrum, the thing they have in common is that they both know that addiction isn’t a battle, but a war. How will Chama and..."… Continue reading.