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Rocketman

By |06/01/2019|

It’s hard not to compare “Rocketman" to the most recent music biopic of an acclaimed rock legend in last year’s Oscar-winning, mega-hit "Bohemian Rhapsody". Not only because they cover similar [...]

Non-Fiction

By |05/31/2019|

Greatly influenced by the works of Erik Rohmer that also plays out like an excellent Woody Allen comedy like "Husbands and Wives", French auteur Olivier Assayas has crafted a sharply [...]

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

By |05/10/2019|

The Pokémon franchise has been with us ever since the mid-90s, and has gone on to become a staple of people’s childhoods. Kids everyone, at some point, find themselves in [...]

Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler-Free)

By |04/25/2019|

After the devastating loss at the hands (fingers?) of Thanos (Josh Brolin) that turned half of all living creatures into dust, we find our heroes desperate and reeling from the [...]

High Life

By |04/19/2019|

Claire Denis's English-language debut, the high minded sci-fi film "High Life" continues her attempt at exploring and rather transcending genre films, "Trouble Every Day" was her terrain into horror, and [...]

Gloria Bell

By |03/22/2019|

Chilean writer-director Sebastián Lelio's US remake of his 2013 Chilian romantic dramedy "Gloria" is surprisingly a radiant joy that succeeds and actually exceeds the original. Little often do Hollywood remakes [...]

The Russian Five

By |03/21/2019|

One of the greatest underdog stories in all of sports history is that of the Red Wings, specifically their decades long journey to the Stanley Cup in 1997. Steering the [...]

Us

By |03/21/2019|

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” was essentially the film of 2017. The film that shook the world, the “little engine that could” so to speak. Grossing nearly $300 million [...]

Birds of Passage

By |03/21/2019|

Part gritty crime drama with the execution of a origin story that plays out like a ethnographic documentary, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra's follow-up to the Oscar nominated "Embrace of the [...]

Everybody Knows

By |03/14/2019|

Dramatically involving and multilayered in theme and tone, "Everybody Knows" is every bit as deeply compelling and engaging as Iranian auteur Asghar Faradhi's previous films that include the two Oscar [...]