Captain Marvel, the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is one of the most generic, yet unbelievably smug, films ever made. Period.
Neil Jordan’s new film, Greta, tries to be a quality suspenseful thriller but is schizophrenic in tone and has a complete lack of subtlety on all fronts.
Fighting With My Family, the new biopic on WWE’s Paige and her wrestling family, is an entertaining and well made film that falters only slightly with some inaccuracies and usual revisionist history from WWE.
The 91st annual Academy Awards are this Sunday which means it’s time to throw out our picks for some of the show’s biggest categories in Cinema Smack’s 2019 Oscar Predictions!
The quality lead performances, stunning CGI, and masterful direction from Robert Rodriguez are the heartbeat of Alita: Battle Angel but its plodding storyline significantly drags down the overall product.
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.
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.