Written by Michael Clawson "A middling sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from “Blade Runner,” “Simulant” has enough momentum and coherence to be mildly diverting, but its lack of originality ultimately makes it decidedly..."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "“Justified” was a show that echoed the remnants of the villain-of-the-week cowboy serial, while it forged its own path as a modern cowboy television series. Its end came all to a quick end through what can … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Out of all the popular streaming services, Hulu is doing something that none of its competitors are doing-streaming live music at multiple festivals throughout the summer. Earlier this year the service streamed..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Stephen Williams's “Chevalier”–his first film in over 20 years–tells the story of Joseph Bologne, a composer, conductor, violinist, and fencer who rose to prominence during the era of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Livvy O'Brien "Jensen employs his long-time muses, Mikkelsen and Kaas, and transforms them into almost unrecognisable characters. “Because he's [Mikkelsen] so handsome, I try to do him not so handsome,” Jensen contends. When compared to..."… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Matt Ruskin’s “Boston Strangler” seemingly has two goals in mind. First, to capture the trend of the true crime genre, a bonafide hit in every conceivable entertainment medium these days. Second, to convey a “girl boss” … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "The trend of mediocrity continues with “Matriarch” where she stars alongside Jemima Rooper. Rooper plays a burnt-out woman named Laura who escapes her city life and returns home to reconnect with her abusive mother (Dickie). When … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Before it even starts Hulu’s “Not Okay” starring Zoey Deutch issues a content warning that the film features an “unlikeable female protagonist”. But with the always charismatic Deutch as the lead, I found myself wondering..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "“On the Count of Three” walks a tonal tightrope as first-time director Jerrod Carmichael mines the bleakness of severe depression for black comedy. The film, based on a script by Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch, follows … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Prey” had a lot riding on it. Lots of elements could have spelled official doom, but the film came ready to prove itself. The new setting and character focus gives it a whole different flavor, further … Continue reading.