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.
Month: January 2019
Indie Film Review: The Foundation of Criminal Excellence
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.
In Theaters Review: Glass
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.
Short Film Review: Doll It Up
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.
Is Black Mirror: Bandersnatch groundbreaking or an overrated novelty?
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?
In Theaters Review: Replicas
Jeffrey Nachmanoff’s new film, Replicas, boasts a promising concept that’s bogged down by an all-around horrible film.
Indie Film Review: 29 to Life
Alex Magaña’s debut feature, 29 to Life, has charm and a relatable message at its core when not being hindered by its lead character and unfunny moments.
Netflix Original Review: Bird Box
Susanne Bier’s newest film, Bird Box, quickly blew up the internet upon its release but is it really worthy of all of they hype it has generated?