Written by Maria Athayde 50/100 The Unforgivable, directed by Nora Fingscheidt and starring Sandra Bullock and Viola Davis fails to deliver despite its on-screen talent. The movie feels rushed, the script weak, and fails to properly develop its characters, especially … Continue reading.
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Fantasia Film Festival 2021 Review: The Suicide Squad
Written by Alexander Reams 97/100 “We’re all gonna die”Bloodsport “I hope so”Polka-Dot Man “Oh for fucks sake”Bloodsport This interaction between Bloodsport (Idris Elba) and Polka-Dot Man (David Dastmalchian) tells you all you need to know about James Gunn’s The Suicide … Continue reading.
2021 Broadcast Critics Choice Awards Preview
Written by Alexander Reams In recent years, the Critics Choice awards have been a great predictor on what will not only be nominated at the Oscars, but what might win. This year the awards are being given out almost a … Continue reading.
2021 Golden Globes Preview
Written by Alexander Reams Well folks, it's that time of year, where all of Hollywood's best and drunkest get together, have one big cocktail party, and hand out a few awards. In all seriousness, the Golden Globes aren't the most … Continue reading.
Episode 91: Raindance 2020 / He Dreams of Giants / A Dim Valley / Nafi’s Father
"Well, I really want to encourage a kind of fantasy, a kind of magic. I love the term magic realism, whoever invented it – I do actually like it because it says certain things. It's about expanding how you see … Continue reading.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Written by Taylor Baker 66/100 Black Bottom starts with a magnetic and memorable opening scene. Viola is at once alluring and gravitational. Her character 'Ma' or 'Ma Rainey' is a powerful role. She lingers with the viewer long after the … Continue reading.