Written by Patrick Hao "“The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” is faithful to the source material. The film, staying true to the play and unlike the Bogart version, never shows the events of the mutiny. The events are laid out through testimony … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "The ethos of Radu Jude’s newest film is right in the title: “Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World.” Jude’s trek across Bucharest through the eyes of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "At first glance, the Hong Kong thriller, “Vital Sign,” seems like a conventional thriller following a Hong Kong paramedic, Ma Chi-yip (Louis Koo), who does not like the bureaucracy that hinders him from..."… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Simien’s “Haunted Mansion” however, feels too concerned with being faithful to the ride. The film is filled with direct lifts of characters from the original attraction which holds the film back from being a separate entity … Continue reading.
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive mid-year piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 5 films of 2023 so far. You can see our selected titles below in the text list or … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "...despite the long absence, Craig continues to prove that she is one of the best voices in filmmaking with “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” Based on the seminal novel by Judy Blume, Craig’s film … 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.
Written by Patrick Hao "But, at 85 minutes, “Moving On” is quick and surprisingly insightful. Unlike “9 to 5,” this film is not a revenge fantasy. Rather it is a rumination of the turmoil of age - one that is … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "“The Super Mario Bros. Movie” seems perfectly happy being what it is - a successful brand crossover meant to inflate the bottom line. “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” might as well have been made by the … 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.