Alexandre Aja’s new film, Crawl, fails to deliver entertainment with its ridiculous premise and is even dumber than the trailers made it look.
Tom Konkle’s Trouble Is My Business is a faithful love letter to film noir classics of the 1940’s that’s sometimes held back by its story and tonal issues.
In this first edition of Artist Close-Up, we interview Malaysian filmmaker Michael Wong about his career and his new micro-short film, The Tattooist!
Ari Aster’s Midsommar, the spiritual followup to last year’s Hereditary, has much of the same intrigue but is a little too self-indulgent and lacking in story.
Spider-Man: Far From Home is a solid sequel with some clunky humor and a drab first half but picks up significantly by its end.
Annabelle Comes Home, the seventh installment in The Conjuring universe, is the worst film in its namesake series and the worst in its cinematic universe as well.
Surprisingly, the reboot of the 1988 cult slasher film, Child’s Play, is a decent enough adaptation with some new ideas but still feels mostly disposable when compared to the original series.
Toy Story 4 is a fine installment to the legendary Pixar franchise but it sorely lacks the magic and emotion of its predecessors.
With Toy Story 4 set for release this weekend, let’s take a trip back and dissect the previous three films in the beloved Pixar series in this installment of Cinema Smack’s State of the Franchise!
Jim Jarmusch’s new dark zombie comedy, The Dead Don’t Die, flashes moments of brilliance but falls short of reaching its full potential due to questionable subplots and a lack of subtlety.