Ilya Naishuller’s sophomore feature, NOBODY, is a rough-and-tumble action flick that’s part OLDBOY and part JOHN WICK.
After much clamoring, ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE serves as a much improved, but still imperfect, version of DC’s superhero team-up.
Chloé Zhao’s NOMADLAND is a starkly beautiful look at life on the road as a modern-day nomad.
J Blakeson’s I CARE A LOT tells a thrilling tale about horrible people doing horrible things for nothing more than financial gain.
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH is not only culturally relevant but a captivatingly powerful look at racial injustice.
John Lee Hancock’s new film, THE LITTLE THINGS, has a lot of similarities to SEVEN but still remains a compelling drama on its own.
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI is a fascinating experiment in storytelling as it fictionalizes a real-life meeting between four African-American icons.
Kornél Mondruczó’s new film, PIECES OF A WOMAN, is a beautifully distressing look at a young couple’s life in the wake of horrible tragedy.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 marks a huge step back for DC superheroes as an uninspired and colossal mess of a film.
With a strange 2020 finally in the books, let’s take a look back at our personal favorites from the year in Cinema Smack’s Best of 2020!