Spinning Gold Review: Overly Long But Worthy Story On The Rise of Disco
The script doesn’t always hit the mark, but Spinning Gold is satisfying even if mostly due to the great music it celebrates.
Air Review: Ben Affleck's Sports Drama Is A Crowd-Pleasing Slam Dunk
Air, featuring great performances and an incredible script, is one of those special sports movies that only come along once in a while.
Murder Mystery 2 Review: Aniston & Sandler Lead An Unfunny, Boring Murder Mystery
If one is?wanting something substantive, with big laughs and surprising twists,?Murder Mystery 2 should be avoided at all costs.
Story Ave Review: Asante Blackk & Luis Guzmán Elevate A Touching Drama [SXSW]
It’s a moving, engrossing character-driven drama that is strengthened by its lead cast while touching upon grief and the ties that grow from loss.?
The Lost King Review: Sally Hawkins Can’t Save Dull Biopic With Misplaced Focus
Had The Lost King trusted its protagonist enough to let her be the true center, it might have provided a viewing experience worth recommending.
Talk To Me Review: Horror Film Delivers Chilling, Unnerving Scares [SXSW]
The film isn’t simply concerned with jump scares, and its horror settles deep into the bones, a disquiet that ultimately rattles the nerves.?
If You Were The Last Review: Anthony Mackie & Zoe Chao Uplift Charming Sci-Fi Rom-Com [SXSW]
The sci-fi romance gets creative with its space aesthetic and its relationship dynamics, delivering a thoughtful, tender, and humorous romance.
Appendage Review: Unsettling Horror Film Thoughtfully Engages With Insecurity [SXSW]
Appendage has fantastic creature design and a layered, creative story that remains engaging even as its third act becomes a bit tedious.
Self Reliance: Jake Johnson's Directorial Feature Debut Is Wildly Fun [SXSW]
Self Reliance fails to fully deliver in its final act, but it is elevated by an excellent supporting cast that is happy to go with the flow.?
Mustache Review: Identity Is At Center Of Charming, Heartwarming Coming Of Age [SXSW]
Khan infuses Mustache with tenderness splashed with a bit of awkwardness, which effectively encapsulates Ilyas’ coming-of-age journey.
A Good Person Review: Pugh & Freeman Are Excellent In Braff's Poignant Drama
Although it sometimes feels like a first film with certain choices and edits, A Good Person is an altogether poignant, emotional & thoughtful drama.
Late Bloomers Review: Karen Gillan Is Relatable In Heartwarming Comedy [SXSW]
Late Bloomers offers a nice take on the coming-of-age story that is endearing and gives its characters the attention they deserve.?
The Young Wife Review: Tayarisha Poe Crafts Intimate Story With Visual Flair [SXSW]
Paired with an outstanding performance by Kiersey Clemons, Poe crafts an intimate, profound, and visually gorgeous feature that overwhelms the senses.
The Magician's Elephant Review: Animation Has A Big Heart Despite Flimsy Script
The Magician’s Elephant is an endearing, whimsical tale about one boy's quest to find his lost sister & the town he inspires to believe in magic.
American Cherry Review: A Psychological Thriller Full Of Mixed Signals
It often bites off more than it can chew, but American Cherry has enough there to be a thought-provoking and worthy debut.
Flamin' Hot Review: Eva Longoria Delivers A Charming, Heartwarming Biopic [SXSW]
Anchored by a fabulous cast, Longoria spins an inspirational tale that is full of heart and humor & takes a couple of risks in her directorial debut.
Boston Strangler Review: Keira Knightley & Carrie Coon Carry Effective Crime Drama
The Boston Strangler offers a lot of good. It is a solid drama that centers on two women fighting against great odds to tell the truth.
Tetris Review: Some Pieces Are Missing In Well-Made But Standard Dramedy
Tetris?is a serviceable adaptation, but for all its visual flair and 80s nostalgia, there's still something missing when all the pieces come together.
Shazam! Fury Of The Gods Review: A Fun Superhero Romp With Shaky Execution
However, those willing to go along with Billy's patchy journey just might find themselves entertained by what this DC sequel has to offer.
John Wick: Chapter 4 Review - Stahelski’s Brutal Action Thriller Is A Franchise Best
Chapter 4 comes with style, brutal action sequences, and stunning set pieces—solidifying its position as one of the greatest sequels in the franchise.