Written by Michael Clawson "Much of “Waiting” is serenely minimalistic, with visual framing that vaguely echoes the shooting style of Hong Sang-soo. Tran makes a few bolder gestures in the film’s second half, which are..."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "The Turtles property has thrived on humorous action sequences, the best of which can be found in 2014’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” These ideas were long separated from one another until..."… 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 Maria Athayde "“Joy Ride,” Adele Lim’s feature directorial debut, is the type of entertainment that we’ve been missing from cinemas and a much-needed break from rehashing existing IP, superheroes, and 100 million-dollar-plus..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Starring Jordan Oosterhof as a high schooler and aspiring boxer named Jim, “Punch” is built around his youthful exuberance and interiority that bring to screen the life of a pained young man. Torn between who he … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "So Young Shelly Yo’s “Smoking Tigers” is a languid presentation in the teenager coming-of-age subgenre. The film is also Yo’s directorial debut, which at a tight 85 minutes doesn’t overstay its welcome. Instead..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Not dissimilar from icons like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, Day’s mute main character is thrust into the topsy-turvy world of Hollywood’s divas and eccentrics."… Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "It’s a testament to Levack’s writing and directing, as well as Lehtinen’s performance, that they both manage to find the humanity in Lawrence..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "Andrew Bujalski’s 2002 film “Funny Ha Ha” marked a watershed for American indie cinema, and twenty years later, its influence has still not yet receded entirely from view. For a prime example of its lasting impact, … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "...it is no wonder that someone would utilize Willem Dafoe’s talents in such a movie. With Dafoe’s angular no fat body, mischievous smile, and dark burdened persona, Dafoe is perfect for the tormented protagonist of “Inside.”"… Continue reading.