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The Song of Names (2019)
The Song of Names tests the meaning of friendship and loyalty. More so, it examines the power of remembrance.
Posted Jan 19, 2020
Just Mercy (2020)
Cretton and his team have created a [powerful] sensory experience for the viewer.
Posted Jan 12, 2020
In the end, 1917 removes the gloss, maintains its heart; brings the audience even closer to being caught in the chaos.
Posted Jan 10, 2020
Little Women (2019)
Gerwig needs a proving ground that doesn't depend on lessening a classic in order to get attention.
Posted Dec 26, 2019
Embodied by a brilliant Charlize Theron, whose uncanny resemblance to Kelly immediately establishes authenticity, the veteran anchor explains in an objective voice that to work at Fox means to accept the quid pro quo.
Posted Dec 21, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker often touches the childlike innocence lost amongst cynical adults.
Posted Dec 20, 2019
Dark Waters (2019)
Like a good lawyer, Dark Waters builds its case layer by layer.
Posted Dec 7, 2019
Marriage Story (2019)
What [Baumbach] weaves-interlacing viewpoints through Charlies and Nichole's eyes-becomes more than a simply designed fabric; it morphs into an intricate pattern with each character providing an essential thread.
Posted Nov 30, 2019
Knives Out (2019)
[Marta] has the unenviable quirk of revealing a lie via projectile vomiting. A device used far too often, across genres, in movies these days.
Posted Nov 28, 2019
QT8: The First Eight (2019)
Reality to [Tarantino] appears on paper as he visualizes a story, writes dialogue; maps each scene in his head then comes to the set fully prepared.
Posted Nov 25, 2019
The Fare (2019)
Well-written; intriguing The Fare warrants your attention.
Posted Nov 23, 2019
The Report (2019)
The Report ... leaves you wanting to learn more. A good reason to see any movie. In this case, a patriotic imperative.
Posted Nov 21, 2019
The Good Liar (2019)
Thankfully, for the first time, these two acting phenoms have decided to unite and enthrall the audience with their seamless craft.
Posted Nov 17, 2019
Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Ford v. Ferrari hits the mark as being one of the best movies in its genre in decades.
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Human connections, heartbreaks drive Doctor Sleep.
Posted Nov 8, 2019
However, as the plot unfolds, we can't help feeling that the character has many facets left unexplored.
Posted Nov 1, 2019
But the odds have been stacked against box office success for this movie from the onset.
Posted Oct 25, 2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Five years later, Norwegian director Joachim Rønning has managed to make what potentially could've been an imaginative idea even more of a debacle than the original.
Posted Oct 19, 2019
Director Midge Costin (remember her around Oscar time) has managed to take an often overlooked aspect of cinema by today's visually-oriented moviegoers, and elevate it to stardom
Posted Oct 13, 2019
The Addams Family (2019)
That's the lesson when watching The Addams Family: nostalgia will help potential audiences to appreciate Charles Addams' original intent.
Posted Oct 11, 2019
Moviegoers may have had their fill of biopics about entertainers recently-Bohemian Rhapsody; Rocketman. They must find room in their stomachs for one more, Judy (2019).
Posted Oct 5, 2019
Game Day (2019)
If for any other reasons than to watch some fine acting, tidbits of humor; moments of touching melodrama, Game Day merits viewing.
Posted Oct 4, 2019
Downton Abbey (2019)
Downton Abbey, a delicate, pastry will satisfy your taste buds yet may leave you unfulfilled.
Posted Sep 13, 2019
It Chapter Two (2019)
...See It Chapter Two to fill your time.
Posted Sep 7, 2019
No more powerful an argument can be made for perceiving that initial impressions can be deceiving.
Posted Sep 1, 2019
Bored in the U.S.A. (2019)
I would recommend watching Bored in the U.S.A. (if you can get past the title) to see how an up-and-coming director,with a visual palette, has a future.
Posted Aug 24, 2019
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
Few playing this role could grasp her starts and stops, sometimes manic quirkiness other than Cate Blanchett
Posted Aug 17, 2019
Awake (2019) releases its grip very early in the narrative.
Posted Aug 10, 2019
Jay Craven's Wetware proves he has the bona fides to be recognized as a commercially-viable filmmaker with gravitas.
Posted Aug 6, 2019
In his new, irreverent; often humorous film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), [Tarantino] restrains his excessive nature to produce a story for the ages.
Posted Jul 26, 2019
Echo In the Canyon (2019)
And those talents featured in this look-back, will have you tapping your toes, laughing, beaming, and savoring music that never grows old.
Posted Jul 21, 2019
The Lion King (2019)
Few will dispute the stunning beauty of this film: the visuals will thrill scene-by-scene.
Posted Jul 19, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
The newest installment, Spider-Man: Far From Home, thankfully, has found the correct footing.
Posted Jul 2, 2019
Writer Richard Curtis's movies (Love Actually; Four Weddings and a Funeral) often embody hopeful romanticism with a cynical twist. In his new film, Yesterday (2019), the formula has been reversed.
Posted Jun 28, 2019
Chasing the Win (2018)
The film's true stars, the animated trainer and his steed, will thrill and move you from start to finish.
Posted Jun 22, 2019
Men in Black International (2019)
Coming in at less than two hours, MIB: International keeps our attention as the pair travel to various locales ... to hunt for clues.
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Photograph makes an impression.
Posted Jun 9, 2019
All and all, the words/music serve as the thread that binds Rocketman.
Posted Jun 1, 2019
As with the first revival in this series, Godzilla remains the star.
Posted May 31, 2019
[And] no better teacher to aid the waif, Aladdin, on his journey than Will Smith's layered Genie.
Posted May 25, 2019
Whether you've read The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings or not, the viewer can't help be moved by this better than average bio-pic.
Posted May 11, 2019
Amazing Grace (2019)
No matter your conviction, after watching Aretha Franklin channel her faith, body and soul, you will believe in the power of music to move, uplift and set your spirit free.
Posted May 5, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Avengers: Endgame dazzles, frazzles, exasperates but never relents.
Posted Apr 26, 2019
Teen Spirit (2019)
To become immersed in this talented director's inventiveness, this indie gem should be seen on the big screen.
Posted Apr 22, 2019
Woman At War will leave you breathless.
Posted Apr 13, 2019
Think Batman's sidekick, a few years younger, in a more outrageous costume with primo superpowers, Shazam! (2019)
Posted Apr 5, 2019
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
A movie that allows for considerable plot development becomes stuffed to the brim with zigzagging, quick scene changes that left me sated, not satisfied.
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The Greatest Showman (2017)
If we, the audience, recognize that The Greatest Showman's filmmakers want to entertain not explain, then they've succeeded.
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The Shape of Water (2017)
With welcome details in every frame, the set design and costumes speak their own language.
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The Post (2018)
The movie's perfect tempo kept this reviewer rapt until the film's end.
Posted Apr 4, 2019