Written by Alexander Reams "The heist genre is one of the most versatile genres, from the class drama in “Widows” to the quasi-musical “Baby Driver,” it's a very versatile genre, there are no caveats to a heist movie, all that's … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 85/100 Dashcam begins inordinately and unceremoniously with Annie starting her #1 Stream. It seems like a fairly ordinary and reductive punching down interpretation of contemporary politics in the West. We get moments of her yapping at … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 70/100 German director Maria Schrader’s I’m Your Man joins the endless ranks of movies grappling with artificial intelligence that have populated the cinematic landscape for decades, though this time it’s a romcom focusing on the connection … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 63/100 Ever since Steven Spielberg’s Jaws, no one has looked at a body of water the same. That impending fear in the back of our minds that at any moment a shark can come and eat … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 48/100 Before talking about Antoine Fuqua's The Guilty one has to mention the Danish film on which it's based. Gustav Möller's Den skyldige which translates to The Guilty, was submitted by Denmark for their Foreign Language … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 60/100 Julia directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West, who were nominated for best documentary feature for RBG in 2019, chronicles the life of American icon and chef Julia Child. Much like RBG this is an … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 60/100 Ivan Grbovic’s Drunken Birds is many things. It’s a love story about a man named Willy (Jorge Antonio Guerrero of Roma) and a woman named Marlena (Yoshira Escárrega), who is the girlfriend of Willy’s cartel … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 10/100 Theodore Melfi's long awaited feature film follow up to 2016's Hidden Figures is a an schlocky melodrama with paper thin characters and paper thin ideas. Melfi reteams with Melissa McCarthy who plays Lilly Maynard. A … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde *No Rating/100 How do you review or critique a documentary that has been publicly disavowed by its main subject? This was my biggest challenge when it comes to this review. As soon as I finished watching … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 86/100 A film that oftentimes wants to forget its heritage. Nadav Lapid’s sophomore effort Ahed’s Knee (also one of the stranger titles of a film in 2021), is possibly the most 2021 a 2021 film can … Continue reading.