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Unfortunately, Irresistible is a victim of the perhaps built-in high expectations from Stewart's intelligent voice we have missed hearing since he left The Daily Show.
Posted Jun 25, 2020
A Secret Love (2020)
A Secret Love beautifully shows that despite society's homophobia that made Pat and Terry feel they had to hide their 70+ year relationship, love ultimately prevailed.
Posted Jun 23, 2020
The High Note (2020)
The High Note is the perfect escapist movie for your quarantine woes, complete with a catchy soundtrack and fantastic performances from Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Posted May 29, 2020
Angel of Mine (2019)
With a multi-layered script of surprising twists and turns, as well as amazing performances from Noomi Rapace and Yvonne Strahovski, Angel of Mine is a surprise hit.
Posted May 1, 2020
The Hunt (2020)
The Hunt is an entertaining, sign-of-the-times satire that pokes fun at both parties. Maybe the movie should instead be called Betty Gilpin because she makes it her own.
Posted Mar 13, 2020
The Invisible Man (2020)
The Invisible Man is an incredibly suspenseful (and scary) psychological thriller. Its timely message about believing women and surviving trauma makes it a Me Too-era classic.
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Incredible performances from Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell, combined with a smart and intimate script make Downhill a worthy successor to Force Majeure.
Posted Feb 14, 2020
Birds of Prey celebrates female empowerment, but it's so much more than the filmmakers' gender; it's a breath of fresh air in a dark and serious superhero space.
Posted Feb 9, 2020
The Rhythm Section (2020)
The Rhythm Section is a film you more or less have seen before-though lacking original and exciting action sequences that make you want to see it again.
Posted Jan 30, 2020
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
When Pfeiffer and Jolie are together in a scene, it is absolute fire. The icy glares, the shade, THE CHEEKBONES... this is what I came to see.
Posted Oct 29, 2019
Judy is a love letter to Judy Garland's incredible legacy, anchored by an extraordinary performance from the always-incredible Renee Zellweger.
Posted Sep 26, 2019
The Friend (2020)
The Friend, based on a true story, is a tear-jerker that will likely make you cause a scene in the theater. Dakota Johnson gives the performance of her career.
Posted Sep 15, 2019
This sweet, endearing movie is less about Rogers as a man, and more about his positive influence in the lives of so many, despite generational and socio-economic divides.
Posted Sep 12, 2019
Hustlers is one of the year's most entertaining films. It celebrates friendship, diversity, awesome music, and Lopez gives one of the best performances of her career.
Posted Sep 11, 2019
A powerful family drama that despite its bleak subject matter, seemed like a really bonding movie to make. Exceptional cast with an incredible performance from Kate Winslet.
Posted Sep 8, 2019
I Am Woman (2019)
I Am Woman is a timely, yet familiar biopic that will re-introduce younger generations to the legendary Helen Reddy and leave "I Am Woman" stuck in your head for days.
Posted Sep 6, 2019
The Lion King (2019)
The Lion King is Disney's best animated adaptation yet, featuring a phenomenal vocal cast, iconic score, and all of the scenes you know and love from the original.
Posted Jul 16, 2019
Men in Black International (2019)
Men In Black: International put the "meh" in the Men in Black franchise. Not awful, but not entertaining, and missing screen time from Emma Thompson & Rebecca Ferguson.
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Avengers: Endgame is a crowd-pleaser at the highest level, striking the perfect balance of paying homage to its predecessors and giving each character his/her moment to shine.
Posted Apr 25, 2019
Shazam may get his power from a wizard, but it is Zachary Levi's performance that really is the magic behind this fun and heartwarming film.
Posted Apr 5, 2019
Captain Marvel (2019)
Captain Marvel is a retro-tastic origin story worthy of its namesake, capturing the strength and heart of the comics.
Posted Mar 10, 2019
Miss Bala (2019)
Miss Bala was at times so ridiculous, it was fun... until it wasn't.
Posted Feb 2, 2019
The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Joe Cornish's The Kid Who Would Be King is an imaginative adventure, harkening back to the live-action fantasy from my childhood that Hollywood seems to have forgotten.
Posted Jan 26, 2019
After almost two hours, the repetitive Tag overstays its welcome. Despite some funny moments, it also underuses a great cast and has poor character development.
Posted Jan 21, 2019
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again is one word: delightful
Posted Jan 21, 2019
Ben is Back (2018)
Julia Roberts gives a career best performance in one of the year's most important films, highlighting how a mother's love can withstand even the most dire of circumstances.
Posted Dec 31, 2018
Maleficent is obviously the best Disney villain. If anyone deserves his/her own movie, it's her.
Posted Dec 13, 2018
A Private War (2018)
Rosamund Pike gives the performance of her career in this honest, extraordinary tribute to Marie Colvin and war correspondents, which couldn't come at a more prescient time.
Posted Nov 12, 2018
A Star Is Born (2018)
A Star Is Born is entertaining, gut-wrenching, and exceptional; with spectacular performances and a top-notch soundtrack, this rock-musical becomes an instant classic.
Posted Oct 7, 2018
Boy Erased (2018)
Boy Erased could easily devolve into Lifetime sappiness, but an astute script and superb performances from Kidman, Hedges, and Crowe keep it grounded in realism.
Posted Sep 16, 2018
When Michael Myers returns this Halloween, Laurie Strode will no longer be the victim; she is the reckoning.
Posted Sep 11, 2018
Teen Spirit (2019)
With an incredible lead performance from Elle Fanning, gorgeous cinematography, and a killer soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a smash hit!
Posted Sep 11, 2018
Outlaw King (2018)