✯✯✯½ My heroes are Dame Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I consider their creations of Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes superheroes of the highest magnitude. I love that Rian Johnson honored their canon by giving us another prime example of the vintage murder mystery. I bleed the basic concept of a crime, a [...]
Emerald Fennell's debut film is a bold interrogation of rape culture.
Sam Mendes's latest film is determined to make you feel time ticking away, minute by minute.
Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia's first film is ready to destroy the strength of your stomachs.
This contemporary adaptation of the Greek tragedy allows more than a simple contemporary spin on Sophocles.
Melina Matsoukas's first feature film is a harsh, but frustratingly safe look at the means to survive on the run at the hands of police brutality.
Takashi Miike still entertains, even if in a milder form.
This new take on the Joker from director Todd Phillips reminds one why the character has always been so terrifying, yet also with rather messy results.
Jacob Tremblay's new foul-mouthed comedy is nowhere near child friendly, but it's a riotous picture of the innocence of that point in one's life.
For some reason, DC's DTV animated movies exist in two tiers. There's the A tier which includes their big hyped films like the movies set in their shared universe or that adapt A-list comics or both as the upcoming Batman Hush will. These are given hype at the cons, talked about years in advance, and [...]