The spy thriller is one of my favorite film genres. Jon Hamm is one of my favorite actors. Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter I like a lot. So, Beirut, from Director Brad Anderson, should be one of my new favorite movies, right? Well….
Isle of Dogs represents Director Wes Anderson’s first foray into animation since his 2009 film, Fantastic Mr. Fox. Does this film capture the same magic as that previous winner?
Chappaquiddick, from Director John Curran, tells the story of how Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) survived a scandal involving drunk-driving, obstruction of justice, and a dead girl.
Director Steven Spielberg delivers an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s sci-fi novel, Ready Player One. Is the film a game-changer or just a re-hash of movies you’ve already seen?
From the mind of Veep creator Armando Iannucci comes The Death of Stalin, a pitch black comedy about the days following the demise of the Soviet dictator. However, is it even possible to pull laughs out of the tale of a bunch of murderous bureaucrats jockeying for power?
Disney tapped Director Ava DuVernay to bring their adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel, A Wrinkle in Time, to life. Does DuVernay succeed or is A Wrinkle in Time truly unfilmable?
From Writer-Director Cory Finley comes Thoroughbreds, a tale of rich girls gone bad. But is this a film that gets by just on shock value?
Finally, eight years after her debut in Iron Man 2, Black Widow is getting her own movie.
Wait, what? Red Sparrow? What the hell is that?
Game Night, directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein and written by Mark Perez, is a movie that could have gone any which way. It has a talented cast and is spoofing a popular movie genre—thrillers—but it was released in February, which is most times a dumping ground for bad films. What’s the verdict? Is this a game you’ll want to play?
From Writer-Director Alex Garland comes Annihilation, an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel of the same name. What lies within The Shimmer, and will you understand it when you find out?