Autumn de Wilde’s feature length debut, Emma., is a charming and fun version of the oft-adapted Jane Austen novel of the same name.
Javier Augusto Nunez’s most recent short film, The Fifth of November, is a wonderfully shot piece of cinema with the mental and emotional fallout of gun violence at its forefront.
Leigh Whannell’s new film, The Invisible Man, isn’t a faithful adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel but is an effective horror film with some fine performances and legitimate thrills.
Enthusiastic Sinners, the latest film from Mark Lewis, is a carnal tale with emotionally heavy doses of humanity and desire at its core.
Don Swanson’s short film, Occurrence at Mills Creek, does a good job hyping Swanson’s upcoming feature length version but underwhelms as a standalone short.
Jeff Wedding’s new film, Tennessee Gothic, does a good job mixing genres in an old school, slow burn horror romp with a comedic twist.
As one of the most iconic video game characters of all time, Sonic the Hedgehog finally gets his own movie but, sadly, it’s average at best and at least twenty years too late.
Yassine Harbachi’s debut short film, H-24, is a brief but wonderful character driven piece that leaves you wanting more as you question the film’s reality.
Cathy Yan’s sophomore feature, Birds of Prey, is worlds better than Suicide Squad as a fun and colorful tale with girl power at its core.
The 92nd 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 2020 Oscar Predictions!