Written by Anna Harrison "The once-untouchable behemoth has been beset by a literal plague and increasingly diminished returns, and now it seems the norm has become mediocrity at best and mind-numbing at worst with only glimpses of the old..."… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Every so often there’s a film that boasts the accomplishment of appearing to have been filmed in a single take. In most cases, the reality is that there were multiple takes edited together to look continuous … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Yates’s choices as director lack originality or a sense of thoughtfulness, “Pain Hustlers” looks and behaves like any of the dozens of hapless documentaries and documentary series that Netflix pumps out regularly, more content than..."… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "Solidifying what is one of modern cinema’s great director-actor pairings, Julianne Moore plays Gracie, a wispy Georgian woman who became a tabloid sensation years ago when she had an affair with a..."… Continue reading.
Written by Livvy O'Brien "“Legend” is based on the notorious and scandalous Kray twins, who established a criminal empire in London’s East End during the tumultuous 1950s and 1960s. With remarkable finesse, Tom Hardy takes on the..."… Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "There are kernels of a compelling documentary here, and some beautiful shots of Montana and Nevada, but Avis’s thesis is so scattershot that it makes “Wild Beauty” ineffective. Even some of the appeals for..."… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "“Five Nights at Freddy’s” is ultimately a showcase for the Jim Henson Creature Shop and their wonderful animatronic puppetry that brings the iconic mascots to life in a non-CGI method. That level of..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Wim Wenders’s “Anselm” opens with landscape shots of statuesque dresses adorning the countryside with atomic structures, trees, and inanimate objects nestled into their neckline as symbolic..."… Continue reading.
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 Nick McCann "The way to movie stardom is via muscles, explosions, and fisticuffs. At least that’s what the 1980s proved, with many actors rising to popularity in the decade’s influx of modern action films. Since then, others have … Continue reading.