Bruised

Oscar-winner Halle Berry pulls double-duties as director/star in her directorial debut Bruised, a Rocky wannabe that struggles to offer much in terms of nuance or truth in a tired, overlong [...]

The Feast

Slow-paced films, when done right, can offer a rewarding journey exploring intricately written characters along with an engrossing narrative. Though, when a film is seeking to capture these slow-paced arcs, [...]

Kate

After taking on her last contract, she is fatally poisoned and left with only 24 hours to live. Kate, who has made a living for herself as a brutally skilled [...]

Flag Day

Daughter of renowned actor Sean Penn, actress and model Dylan Penn gives it her all in her father's latest directed feature Flag Day. Penn, who also has excelled as a [...]

False Positive

Stand up comedian Iliana Glazer gets to showcase her dramatic chops in TV director John Lee's sophomore feature film, False Positive. A fresh cinematic face where she gets the opportunity [...]

Mainstream

Gia Coppola's sophomore follow-up Mainstream in some aspects reminds me of Sidney Lumet's 1976 masterpiece Network; both works are scathing media satires and are hyperreal in tone and approach--although Network [...]

Things Heard & Seen

After just pulling off a truly stellar Oscar-nominated performance as Marion Davies in David Fincher's Mank, Amanda Seyfried returns with a very emotionally wrenching performance as an agonizing wife confined [...]