A blundering disappointment in spite of its potential, “It” is the biggest waste of a stellar cast of young actors since “Super 8.”Read more "“It” (C)"
The Safdie brother’s latest film is a wonderful, neon-soaked thriller doubling as a genius character study and a testament to brilliant acting.Read more "“Good Time” (A)"
Intro to an upcoming series of articles featuring my 25 favourite films of all time.Read more "New Series: Top 25"
Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film may not have the strength and scope of her previous two, but it’s demonstrative of an artist still near the top of her game.Read more "“Detroit” (B+)"
David Leitch’s first solo outing has the glitz of John Wick but not the heart.Read more "“Atomic Blonde” (B-)"
Christopher Nolan fixes many of the mistakes that ruined “Interstellar,” but ultimately is still hamstrung by his own design.Read more "“Dunkirk” (B)"
Directed by: Bill Condon Written by: Stephen Chbosky & Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, & Dan Stevens Grade: C+ Disney set a monumental task for themselves when they decided to produce a live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, one of the greatest animated films of all-time and arguably Disney’s own […]Read more "“Beauty and the Beast” (C+)"
Directed by: Greg Mclean Written by: James Gunn Starring: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, & Adria Arjona Grade: B- A group of employees at the Colombian headquarters of an American multinational company are trapped inside their building and forced to murder each other in The Belko Experiment, a dark thriller/satire written by James Gunn, director […]Read more "“The Belko Experiment” (B-)"
Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Written by: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly, & John Gatins (story) Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly, & John Goodman Grade: B- The giant ape from a mysterious island in the Pacific gets yet another cinematic reboot in Kong: Skull Island, Warner Bros’ and Legendary […]Read more "“Kong: Skull Island” (B-)"
Directed by: James Mangold Written by: Scott Frank, James Mangold, & Michael Green Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, & Stephen Merchant Grade: B I’ve already expressed my feelings about the superhero genre twice here in my reviews for both Deadpool and Batman v Superman last year, and I don’t want to […]Read more "“Logan” (B)"