“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 […]
There have been movies before Jackie, and there will be movies after Jackie. But don’t let it be forgot(ie), that for one brief, shining moment there was a Jackie. Among many other things, Jackie is […]
If nothing else, Fences is probably the most dramatic movie ever made about building a fence. Written and adapted by August Wilson, Fences is based on his 1983 play of the same name. Featuring a […]
Lion has been through a bit of an identity crisis. The film, based off of the non-fiction book A Long Way Home, has been referred to by both titles in advertisements. Both are a bit vague […]
Any movie that treats us to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson singing is a-okay in my book. Moana is very reminiscent of another 2016 animated film, Kubo and the Two Strings. Both films feature a young, POC prodigal […]
Director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) has done it again. He has created an astounding movie with absolutely unlikable characters. Of course, the characters in Whiplash are intentionally unlikable. They are pitted against each other, forcing the […]
If you like reality TV shows like The Voice or America’s Got Talent, but somehow wish they could be even more scripted, then here is a film for you. From the studio that brought you […]