Netflix’s newest binge show, Russian Doll, is a wonderfully brief affair sprinkled with effective comedy, drama, and self discovery. *Minor Spoiler Ahead*
While there has been a horror renaissance in Hollywood, Nicholas McCarthy’s new film, The Prodigy, continues 2019’s streak of poor theatrical releases instead of joining its contemporaries as a unique horror experience.
As Netflix’s Marvel shows dwindle, The Punisher Season 2 shows signs of life with its brutality and character relationships despite its somewhat bloated length. *Minor Spoilers Ahead*
While Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic, Vice, has some good performances from its cast, the film treats its subject matter as a joke and is another tiresome instance of Hollywood poking fun at the Bush administration.
West of Sunshine, the feature film debut from writer/director Jason Raftopoulos, is a touching father-son tale at its core but suffers from a morally questionable lead character.
Netflix’s new comic book adaptation, Polar, is at its best when it’s trying to be John Wick but poor villains and tasteless exploitation bury its potential.
Oskars Rupenheits debut feature, The Foundation of Criminal Excellence, is a well made Latvian crime-comedy in the vein of films from the Coen brothers and Martin McDonagh.
Glass, the followup to M. Night Shyamalan’s successful 2017 film, Split, as well as his 2000 effort, Unbreakable, is a cobbled together mess of ideas that’s overly long, poorly told, and incomprehensible at times.
Yalan Hu’s debut film, Doll It Up, boasts a strange and quirky romance that’s thoroughly enjoyable, has something to say, and also plays for laughs.
While the idea of an interactive film is definitely interesting, is Black Mirror: Bandersnatch as groundbreaking as some believe or is it just a novelty?