Some short, archival reviews of the few “2017” releases I have actually enjoyed this year.
While the titular brawl between Ice Cube and Charlie Day is exciting, the rest of the film is tedious and wholly unnecessary.
While watching Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness, you’ll be looking for A Cure for Boredom. None will be found.
Although advertised as a return to form for M. Night Shyamalan, Split is exploitative, offensive and an overall frustrating experience.
Ben Affleck had quite a busy 2016. He appeared in two critically snubbed, major box office hits, starred in a mildly offensive action film about the guy that does your taxes and dealt with the […]
This Mark Wahlberg-led recreation of the Boston Marathon Bombings feels a little too exploitative, even when it’s not trying to be.
“20th Century Women” is a movie that gets better the more you think about it, and a title that get worse the more you think about it.
“A Monster Calls” is the most obvious sad movie in the history of sad movies, but it’s also very good.
Early on within Hidden Figures, the lead statistician (Jim Parsons), aka The Big Bang Racist (just his character… I hope), feels the need to correct a member of senior leadership during a large group meeting. […]
Nearly 30 years after the release of The Last Temptation of Christ and Martin Scorsese is still struggling with his relationship to religion. Of course, Silence is much more likely to sit well with the religious sect than […]