Movie Reviews

Movie Review: KAJILLIONAIRE Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins, Gina Rodriguez, Debra Winger

Posted: September 25, 2020 at 9:56 am   /   Movie Reviews

So often, films explore the importance of family. You are born into a tribe and beholden to them until the day you die. But what if they are no good for you? Where was your choice in the matter, and what if staying with them is the worst thing for you? In Kajillionaire, written and […]

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Movie Review: ENOLA HOLMES Solves the Mystery of the Missing Franchise on Netflix

Posted: September 23, 2020 at 8:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Based on the novels by Nancy Springer, Enola Holmes follows the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister. The titular character, portrayed by Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), is more than capable of solving her own mysteries – thanks to the training from her mother (Helena Bonham Carter). However, when Mrs. Holmes disappears it is up […]

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Movie Review: ANTEBELLUM Starring Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone

Posted: September 19, 2020 at 11:38 am   /   Movie Reviews

With the success of wildly popular films like Get Out and Us, it seems that the increase in sociopolitical horror-thrillers is on the rise. This has created a genre of films that exist within those categories, yet offer an interesting perspective on the social climate surrounding race, gender, class, etc. The latest film to step […]

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Movie Review: THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME Starring Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård

Posted: September 15, 2020 at 6:14 pm   /   Movie Reviews

The latest film to hit Netflix is the star-studded adaptation of Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 novel, The Devil All the Time. Directed by Antonio Campos, featuring a screenplay by the director and his older brother Paulo, the film follows several characters in the south between World War II and Vietnam. There is a time jump […]

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Movie Review: THE BABYSITTER: KILLER QUEEN Starring Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Jenna Ortega

Posted: September 12, 2020 at 12:57 pm   /   Movie Reviews

New to Netflix, The Babysitter: Killer Queen is the follow-up to 2017’s The Babysitter directed by McG and starring Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell and Bella Thorne. To recap the first flick, Cole (played by Lewis) is left alone with his Babysitter, Bee, for the evening. What was supposed to be a fun night at home with the girl who Cole has developed some adult-like feelings […]

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Review: THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY Starring Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Phillipa Soo

Posted: September 10, 2020 at 9:40 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Written and directed by Natalie Krinsky, The Broken Hearts Gallery is a charming romantic comedy that benefits greatly from the two charismatic leads. Lucy Gulliver (Geraldine Viswanathan) works as an assistant in one of New York’s hottest art galleries, until she is fired by her now ex, Max (Utkarsh Ambudkar), after going off on a […]

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Movie Review: Disney MULAN Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Li Gong

Posted: September 4, 2020 at 6:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

MULAN is the latest live-action remake from Disney, available on Disney Plus today for $29.99 as a part of their new “Premium Access” offerings. Directed by Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER), the film is adapted from the 1998 animated musical and the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan – the female warrior who takes her father’s place […]

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Movie Review: TENET Starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 12:31 pm   /   Movie Reviews

The wait is finally over, and Christopher Nolan’s TENET – the most discussed and anticipated film of 2020 – has officially been released in theaters. In case you are reading this from the future, times are strange for cinema. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, and most theaters have been closed since early […]

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Movie Review: THE NEW MUTANTS

Posted: August 29, 2020 at 3:25 pm   /   Movie Reviews

After several years, a plethora of re-shoots, and multiple release dates, this weekend finally sees the final installment in the X-Men franchise from 20th Century Fox with the release of Josh Boone’s The New Mutants. Rumors and whispers have circled the film for quite some time, but after some final polishing, the last X-Men film […]

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Movie Review: PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: CANDACE AGAINST THE UNIVERSE

Posted: August 27, 2020 at 11:54 pm   /   Movie Reviews

In the Summer of 2015 we said goodbye to one of the greatest animated shows ever created. Disney’s Phineas and Ferb went well beyond the title song’s “104 days of summer vacation,” giving us four seasons packed with fun – including Marvel and Star Wars crossovers, a fantastic film, and even a spin-off about the […]

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